Q696-04 passes a monster 13,000 feet Q697 in Pauley Siding before heading to Shelby.
Q696-04 passing the WE Marrowbone siding between Shelby and Elkhorn City in a light rain
After meeting a monstrous Q697-04 at Pauley Siding, eastbound manifest Q696-04 runs down the final few miles to the yard at Shelby, KY on a dreary September afternoon, rolling through the Pikevill... (more)
Q697 rolls through the man made cut-through in Pikeville, used to reroute the Levisa Fork away from downtown, taking the CSX main with it. An assortment of CSX power brings up the lead with a US A... (more)
Q696 crosses the Russell Fork into Elkhorn City, beginning the evident climb up the grade towards the Breaks Gorge, where he will soon slow to a crawl.
Waiting for a signal to proceed into Cincinnati the Nickel Plate heritage unit has lead northbound 78M.
NS 143 rolls south through Walton, KY.
The NS Southern heritage unit rolls into Talmage with its empty coil cars for a possible meet.
Q697 splits the signals at Calgon, passing through the industrial area between Louisa and Catlettsburg.
Early in the morning, NS 2641 South tops the grade at Kings Mountain, KY, as it roars through the big cut there.
CSX 5275 South makes its way through Covington on the high line after coming off the C&O Bridge. From our vantage point in Devou Park, the Ohio River Valley is beautiful indeed.
Just before sunrise, the conductor and engineer of NS 2548 North inspect their power before departing. The engineer is reaching up to unlatch one of the engine compartment doors on his lead unit, ... (more)
Two NS SD70ACU's lead a loaded coal train north by Erlanger.
Just 2 miles into its journey to Birmingham, NS 147 crosses the first of many trestles along the CNO&TP with a pair of SD70ACu rebuilds.
NS 179 glides past the northbound signal at Erlanger, KY.