The 131st running of the Kentucky Derby had been run the day before as Amtrak's Derby special heads back to Chicago with L&N's Royal Street bringing up the northbound trip over the LIRC to Indy.
Southbound CSX Q241 nears LaGrange as it passes through some classic searchlight signals near Pendleton Ky. on a early spring late afternoon.
CSX Q573 heads south down the LIRC as it passes Scottsburg.
A light snow has fallen during the night as LIRC's JS1
nears its destination of Jeffersonville.
After working the Shelbyville mixing center NS T79 races back to Louisville with B23-7 up front.
Built as Conrail's class C40-8W 6050 now works for CSX as their 7300 leads Q226 north into Indiana on a cold but bright New Years Day.
The 4501 leads a TVRM excursion south down the Chattooga & Chickamauga as it rolls past Lafayette.
CSX Y220 runs light past the long abandoned PRR/B&O Watson tower. The tower was built in 1941 by the PRR to serve the Charlestown ammunition depot.
The first snow of the season falls on southern Indiana as
LIRC's 2001 leads a northbound local job by Underwood.
A westbound NS train with a Southern painted GP50 and two GP30's take the siding at Tucker to meet an eastbound.
A couple of B&O classics set outside of the Western Scenic Railroad Museum.
A Southern B30-7A wearing white flags leads a westbound rack train into Louisville.
Kentucky Railway Museum volunteers prepare the 152 for a ferry move over the CSX to run excursions that weekend over the Bardstown Branch.
Built in November 1971 for the N&W today NS 4148 is only one of three GP38AC's that survive today on the roster. Here the 4148 leads a one car work train east towards Shelbyville Ky.
The Interstate heritage unit leads 23G east.