When the L&N Railroad completed the "CC&O Connection" linking its Martin's Fork Branch in Harlan County, KY to the original Cumberland Valley Division at Hagans, VA (via a switchback) in... (more)
With a fresh crew for the night run to Clifton Forge and points east, loads of Bakken crude oil race across the approach to the Big Sandy River bridge in Catlettsburg behind three BNSF units. Typ... (more)
CSX U30C 7259 awaits assignment at the former L&N Decoursey Yard on January 13, 1990.
Norfolk Southern mine run U15 makes its way north on the Delorme Branch through Phelps, KY on its way toward the NS Pocahontas mainline. Check out my photo t... (more)
Chessie U30C #3301 resting at Martin, KY || August 1983
Winters grip is ever present on a cold February day at NS 111 heads east to Danville with SD75M 2803 leading the way.
With Paducah & Louisville's UK and U of L inspired university
painted GP38-2's leading the Bluegrass State 1 office car
brings up the back end as it enters the Louisville yard.
A couple of TTI Railroad's B36-7's are sitting just inside the roundhouse door receiving some TLC. Both locomotives were built for SBD in 1985.
Having picked up a pair of covered hoppers at the head of the Wurtland "Riverport" the Wurtland local eases along the rusty jointed rail to couple with the rest of the train and make the... (more)
Usually a night runner, X698-31 makes a midday run past the Big Sandy Siding north of Louisa with a pair of YN2 AC4400CW's for power.
One of the local yard jobs escaping Russell Yard to work the many industries near the classification yard backs down the industrial track for the Wurtland "Riverport" west of RJ Cabin. ... (more)
Westbound NS 375 with a nice set of CN power holds the main at Waddy as it waits to meet eastbound 23G.
CSX Merchandise train Q554 passes the iconic L&N coaling tower at Irvington. The town features the structure on its logo. On an unusually busy afternoon on the “Texas” this train was following ... (more)
The NS T19 local job sits on the house track in Lawrenceburg as it waits for its next assignment. The 3516 was ex. BN 7063.
A former UP SD9043MAC has left Danville behind leading 117 south on a beautiful early Spring day.