I very clearly remember being wowed by this big bridge as a child flipping through train books in the early 90s. 20ish years later, I finally got a chance to visit it. Train dreams do come true!
Hotshot intermodal train 229 shoots across the trestle spanning the Cumberland River on the approach to the crew change point at Burnside.
Crossing Cumberland Lake on a hot humid day.
It's Memorial Day weekend and as boaters take to Lake Cumberland NS 23G heads south with the Lehigh Valley heritage unit in DPU.
A former N&W SD40-2 is panned from atop the west side of the deep cut on the north side of the Cumberland River Bridge at Burnside, KY. The train is southbound on Track 2. The engine is passing th... (more)
A northbound CNO&TP freight crosses Bridge 54 at Burnside, KY. This double track structure replaced an older single track version just downstream from this site in 1950.
Northbound Norfolk Southern train No. 114 crosses the Cumberland River at Burnside, Kentucky, on a hot August 23, 1992. On the point is General Electric C39-8 No. 8556.
Stacks N' Steel... NS 295 pulls south through the cut at Garland Road as it passes the rear end of train 224 and head end of train 168. In the top foreground, the pile of wood chips and the wate... (more)
On an overcast and dreary day along the CNO&TP main, northbound 144 is running "radio" this day. The double track bridge seen here was opened in 1950, replacing a lower elevation single track brid... (more)
A southboud hopper train awaits a crew at Burnside Yard.
A southbound freight crosses the Burnside Bridge over Lake Cumberland.
A northbound Norfolk Southern train crosses the Cumberland River at Burnside, Kentucky, on a hot and hazy August 23, 1992. On the point of train No. 196 is NS No. 8596 which is a GE C39-8; and yes... (more)
NS 168 heads north across the massive bridge over Lake Cumberland on its way up the CNO&TP to Danville.
The northbound TripleCrown steps out onto the bridge at
Burnside crossing Lake Cumberland.