Southern Railway GP40X #7001 sits in the sun at Ludlow, KY.
Southern Railway GP30 #2559 leads a southbound train through Ludlow, KY just a few days after the Norfolk Southern merger.
Pulling hard with a heavy steel coil train in tow, 61A leaves Cincinnati, crossing the Ohio River into Ludlow, KY, and starts it's journey towards Danville on the 1st District of the CNO&TP
NS NKP Heritage unit leads grain train 56G across the Ohio River into Ludlow, Ky.
A trio of Southern road units including a SD45, SD35, and SD40-2 are awaiting their next assignment. Darrell Land photo.
Nickel Plate Road (NS) 8100 makes its first trip down Norfolk Southern's 1st District. This beautiful locomotive is crossing the first of three large trestles on Erlanger Hill just south of the Ci... (more)
SRS 148 waits for its next call to duty.
Passing the Ludlow station; easy to see that the grade begins in earnest at the south end of the Ohio River bridge. That's the Cincinnati Union Terminal's dome, at left, and Hughes High School hi... (more)
Pushers awaiting the next shove up Erlanger Hill
A Loram rail grinder douses sparks it left on its first pass of the big trestle at Ludlow.
A trio of BNSF locos leading an NS freight north across the last trestle before reaching the Ohio River catches the golden rays of the setting sun.
Three big GEs lug a heavy coiled steel train over the first trestle south of the Ohio River.
A northbound NS freight crosses the final trestle on Erlanger Hill before reaching the Ohio River as the houses of Ludlow, KY, shine in the afternoon sun.
Pulling onto the Southern's enginhouse lead after arriving via the Riverfront Running track. Once it clears the 'loop' it will shove the train into the Southern's Gest St yard.
CR 6000 leads NS train #117 into Kentucky.