Twelve former CR SD40-2's involved in a power swap between NS and CSX head north through Louisville at Mary Street. The units were gathered up and interchanged to CSX at Chattanooga and are seen h... (more)
The class NS ACe has lead 167 over the Ohio River arriving at the NS Youngtown Yard before continuing its trip east then south at Danville.
When this was taken there were only 10 of this model on the railroad and two were leading this train, headed toward the K&IT bridge and a trip up the old Monon. I guess this little connector no l... (more)
When this was taken there were only 10 of this model on the railroad and two were leading this train, headed for the former Monon line and bucolic southern Indiana.
Paducah & Louisville GP39 8507 is in charge of a short business car train in Louisville, Kentucky, on February 15th, 2015. Along with Power Car #10 is heavyweight Business Car #1, the "Bluegrass ... (more)
Switching the south end of the yard is a real veteran, ex SBD, ex L&N, ex-SCL. In later years the old steam generator compartment was shortened but the flat end remained.
Paducah & Louisville Railway 2123 and Natchez Railway 2602 are laying over at PAL's yard in Louisville, Kentucky, on February 13th, 2015. PAL 2123 was built as Chesapeake & Ohio GP40 4074 in Augus... (more)
A pair of Paducah & Louisville GP38-2s await their next assignment at the railroad's yard in Louisville, Kentucky, on February 13th, 2015. Built in October 1984 as GP40-2s (3805 was Cotton Belt 7... (more)
RJ Corman train Z546 does some semi-street running on the Water Street Lead to switch customers along this former L&N track. Although Bourbon is king in Louisville, the tracks here are bracketed ... (more)
With their switching complete at Consolidated Grain, NS TL02 negotiates some of Louisville's industrial trackage as they return to LS Junction from Oak Street Yard.
Brand spanking new out of Erie BNSF C44-9W 4511 leads
CSX Q505 south as it nears its destination of Louisville.
ICG Century 636 #1101 idles under the sand tower at Oak Street Yard on a frigid morning. It and its sister Alcos regularly worked between Paducah and Louisville in the Seventies.
These coexisted with B36-7s which were also identical.
Was this really twenty five years ago? Yes, take what you see because it will be twenty years ago too soon. Demoted to switching service these units were "dead men walking" even in tho... (more)
L&N 781 and 773 (E7 and E6) await the next passenger train at Louisville. There were always two "protect" units stationed here.