Wide-nose units on Norfolk Southern weren't nearly as ubiquitous in 1998 as they are today. A fairly new Dash 9 throttles up leaving the end of double track at Cumberland Falls, KY after holding f... (more)
The northbound Triple Crown Roadrailer--129 trailers strong this morning--makes a pretty sight coming off the single track segment from Whitley to Cumberland Falls.
A southbound mixed freight gets underway at Cumberland Falls after getting a clear signal. The UP unit on the point is joined by a CN unit, and two from NS.
The NS Veteran Unit leads hotshot 229 just south of the end of double track at Cumberland Falls. The train was rather short today. As a veteran myself (US Army, 1970-72), I appreciate NS recognizi... (more)
Morning action on the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific: A southbound manifest rolls through a deep cut on this particular 1962 line change (one of several). This Cumberland Falls to Flat Ro... (more)
Morning action on the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific: A northbound grain train rolls off the 1962 Flat Rock to Cumberland Falls line change into Cumberland Falls--where double track will ... (more)
Morning action on the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific: A northbound intermodal rolls off the 1962 Flat Rock to Cumberland Falls line change into Cumberland Falls--where double track will b... (more)
Just south of Cumberland Falls on one of the 1963 line changes, the NS OCS sprints toward Knoxville. Shades of the Royal Palm.
An early NS Triple Crown Roadrailer cruises north on the Rat Hole at the north end of the Flat Rock to Cumberland Falls line change (1963).
Northbound rack train with a single unit, making time on Main 2.
NS 229 slides through what is left of the fresh snow on my birthday.
Southbound at one of our favorite spots on the Rathole. The sun is making quick work of the snow, but still plenty left
When the GE's started to bump the EMD's from mainline service... One of NS's "new" Dash 8's leads a freight south at this frequently photographed location.
Northbound through a heavy snow squall when SD40-2's still lead priority trains. The entire afternoon was a mix of snow squalls and showers.