In town for the Kentucky Derby and split in two to fit on the stub tracks at Norfolk Southern's Louisville Terminal, the OCS waits for the biggest two minutes in sports and an eventual return trip... (more)
A northbound CSX Short Line freight with an ex-Conrail GE on the point accelerates at the north end of the siding at Worthville after a meet. The ultra-high top searchlight signal on this absolute... (more)
A southbound CSX freight on the ex-L&N Short Line between Cincinnati and Louisville rolls out of the south portal of Eagle Tunnel. This bore has since been daylighted. An Alstom leaser is on the p... (more)
A northbound CSX Short Line local eases through downtown LaGrange, KY.
Formerly C&O units, these 2000 HP rebuilds lasted a few years under CSX, better than their unrebuilt peers. Some got interesting additions of yellow paint after the dismal failure of the stealth ... (more)
I guess I was glad that the road slug program at least preserved the carbody. It is my understanding that these units do not "pass gas" so I wonder why all the fuel stains are on the ta... (more)
Not looking too bad in "stealth", except for that battery corrosion, this Tampa-built rehash of the GP7 was all alone with the crickets this day. Apparently about all Tampa did was dust... (more)
Back in the days of huge consists and a mix of paint schemes this SB mixed freight rambles down the old L&N main line.
A trio of MAC's led by PAL 2012, painted for the UK Wildcats, heads south through Millwood with empties from LG&E's Cane Run plant in Louisville.
Southern 8099 leads NS 57A under the Southern searchlights at CP South Fork. These searchlights are living on borrowed time as the last signal curfew just missed these signals. Within a month, the... (more)
Resplendent in stealth, if resplendent was possible, this version of the CV local heads out for a days work.
A trio of P&L MAC's leads a northbound Cane Run train through Summit on a typical muggy afternoon in central KY.
ex B&O 6951
ex C&O 3046
Kentucky & Tennessee Alco S2 102--a former D&RGW unit--slumbers inside the shop at Stearns. The veteran used to drag coal upgrade into Stearns from on-line mines. There, it was interchanged with S... (more)