While visiting my home town of Roanoke, VA I was making the usual orbits through my old stomping grounds when I stumbled across this rare bird. I nearly turned the car over when it suddenly comput... (more)
The 2012 Kentucky Derby train is making good time on the run up from Danville as it heads west through Clark Station. With only 25 miles left to go, it won't be long before the special arrives at ... (more)
Former SOU/NS 2713. The W&LE's Operation Lifesaver unit is seen awaiting its next assignment at "Root Siding" on the former B&O in Medina during this view from May 2006.
Former SOU/NS 2679 rests outside Brewster Shop during April of 2006. This unit would be rebuilt in 2010 with a low short-hood as WE 112 (GP35-3).
Six 4-axles lead an empty hopper train south through Kosmosdale on a perfect spring evening. Today's consist includes: 2115 (GP40-3), 2116 (road-slug), 3801 (GP38-2, painted for UofL), 2131 (GP40-... (more)
Southbound military train at Scottsburg on the L&I.
CSX S505 heads south through Sulphur on the old L&N while an early spring abounds!
NS 112 highballs west through Glenvar behind an assortment of power. "Straight" SD40, former SOU 3178, is leading today. I was always a fan of these old motors, as well as the N&W 1500's and 1600'... (more)
Westbound NS 375 makes its way into Huntingburg with a recently acquired ex-UP SD60 and a former Conrail SD50 (NS 5420).
NS 375 heads west through Marengo with a recently acquired ex-UP SD60 and a former Conrail SD50 (NS 5420). You can often count on 375 for "good power", but the only way this one could have gotten ... (more)
A beautifully painted CSXT 7537 sits in perfect sunlight at Laurens, SC... before they blew it!
A work train heads south toward Bristol late in the afternoon.
A southbound BNSF coal train (DP unit shown here) nears the end of its short run across the P&I Railroad (CN/BNSF) from Metropolis, IL as it approaches the Paducah & Louisville yard.
A southbound BNSF coal train passes through Chiles Junction on the P&I Railroad (CN/BNSF) on its way to Paducah, KY. The track in the foreground is the CN Bluford Subdivision to Fulton, KY.
IC 1019 works a CN rail train on the P&I at Central Avenue in Paducah.