In a great action photo by David Noble, a pair of Louisville & Nashville Mikes rolls around the curve at the top of the hill at Patio Tower, Winchester. This coal train originated "up the holler" ... (more)
The fourth unit on this train is an SD45, this was one of only a few times that I saw a 45 in active service on CSX.
EB train crosses the L&N main. The line it's on and the station are history.
Lots happening at the Patio Yard today. The train in the foreground is getting a new crew, while a YN3 led coal train scoots across the background. Also note the yard power on the left. There was ... (more)
SR's southbound "Little Clipper"--detoured via the L&N because of a derailment north of Lexington. The train has turned on the wye, and is now headed for Lexington on the L&N EK Sub.
CSX E389-28 with empties from the TTI Railroad at Paris, Kentucky heads south to Corbin and then onto the Cumberland Valley Division for a "refill".
It's a good thing CSX has a 10mph speed restriction around the Wye at Patio, otherwise the driver of this pickup wouldn't be here anymore. The dispatcher called in the warning about 2 minutes aft... (more)
CSX 371 leads mty hoppers around the south leg of the EK wye. Wonder why the crews have always called this the "Graveyard"? Some headstones date back to 1902.
Flared Radiators are back in vogue at EMD.
A slug set sits at Patio on a sunny summer afternoon. Notice the former GP30 slug is in the new "Dark Future" scheme. It actually looks kind of neat in that scheme, never thought I'd see a GP30 ... (more)
Northbound coal train with three SD50's tops Winchester Hill at the old interlocking tower at Patio.
CSX Road Slug coupled to CSX 6443 GP40-2 as yard engines at Patio.
South Bound Coal Train on the Wye at Patio.