611 locomotive, ‘Queen of Steam,’ to be on display in Roanoke Saturday

ROANOKE, Va. – With the Queen of Steam finally back in town after over four years, the Virginia Museum of Transportation will welcome visitors on Saturday.

The “Blow the Whistle Event” is happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for those interested in viewing the steam locomotive.

It costs $35 per person, in addition to the price of admission.

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Visitors will have the chance for a cab tour, and to blow the whistle.

Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required, and you must be 16 to be in the cab unaccompanied.

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