In the aftermath of the Ice Storm of 2009, a pair of RJ Corman Geeps gingerly approach West Fourth Street after switching the Lexington GE glass plant.
After two forty hour shifts with the Lexington Fire Dept, and days without power, I finally can post pics from the ice storm. Thousands are still without power as I post this. Here's hoping everyo... (more)
Cleaning the QJ before a photo shoot. After the photos the locomotive was turned on the wye on the NE side of the old C&O Belt Line between Loudon Ave. and 7th Street. This was the last day this... (more)
There are no easy days, except days off, but a few tricks are quieter than others and a few nights cooler than some.
Former UP SD60's on the point of a grain train roll through Lexington.
Double stacks roll through the Blue Grass near Fayette.
NS 2653 rolls south thru Lexington, Ky on a beautiful Oct. day. I snagged this photo on my way to work at the UK/AK game. Great railfanning early, great game to end the day. GO CATS!
Kentucky Railway Museum volunteer Tim Nelson is seen preparing R.J. Corman's QJ steam locomotive for service.
RJ Corman 3804 is spotting cars on the ladder tracks used for unloading the sand train in Corman's yard. The track loader in the gondola crawls over top of the cars to empty them once spotted.
American horsepower! Thoroughbreds celebrate the passing of old glory by racing alongside a rare visitor to the Bluegrass as RJ Corman evaluates the performance of this giant engine.
The RJ Corman steam crew poses with QJ 2008 and owner Rick Corman (center) after the first revenue run. It was nothing short of spectacular!
On the flyover a Norfolk Southern train gets rolling headed up with some classic power, while an RJ Corman crew drills the yard directly below.
RJ Corman 2008 sits at the Buchanan St. entrance to Corman's yard where she was on display for those entering for a ride on the Derby Train. Would have been nice for the weather to be more kind an... (more)