Frankfort & Cincinnati Brill Motor car M55-1 and L&N 4-6-2 #152 had been brought out for New Haven, Kentucky’s annual Iron Horse Festival. The historic pieces were displayed in front of the Kent... (more)
A rare ex-SCL GE U18B leads an inbound mine run at Loyall, KY. The Chessie SD50 is on the point of a southbound unit coal train destined for Erwin, TN. As soon as the crew shows up, they'll be off... (more)
The last customers have just left the Rails Restaurant Bar on Main St as CSX Q502 eases through LaGrange.
A northbound (toward Corbin) Lynch Turn is rolling down the Cumberland River at Paulsen, just outside Pineville, KY. The light blue hoppers are ex-Rock Island cars employed by Arch Mineral to hand... (more)
ex RI 244
This isn't a great shot, but it sure does bring back some memories. This was taken on a March 1967 day at Loyall, KY. The train led by four big GE six-motor units is a northbound Merna Turn headed... (more)
After getting held up in Somerset for a few southbounds, NS 957 makes a mad dash back toward Lexington as it passes by the depot in Danville Yard.
A set of L&N six-motor power is led by one of the company's rare SDP35s. A second of these units is third back, splicing two GE U25Cs.
Northbound departing train is probably a turn/local to Patio Yard, as evidenced by the mixed freight. I like the matched set of gloriously unmuffled chuggers.
With a leased ATSF unit this southbound train is just out of the big yard in Corbin and accelerating on its southbound trip.
The forces of the renumbering have not yet gotten to this unit which is showing the effects of six years of rugged service.
For the first time in 20 years, hot cinders from a Southern steam engine hit the famed Southern searchlights at CP Wilmore. People and railfans alike line up on either side of the track to catch t... (more)
Units in yard service take a short break at the south end of the west yard at Corbin.
A northbound coal train off the CV Sub gets the signal at the interlocking at Forbes. The double track leads into the yard at Corbin.
Southbound manifest 143, climbs the grade on Erlanger hill as he crosses over one of the very few (if not only) curved trestle on the CNO&TP.