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)
RJ Corman's QJ is basically ready for her first run, but CSX said no to her pulling the Derby train to Louisville and using their track, so word is she'll make her debut on the sand train. RJ 1940... (more)
RJ Corman 3803 goes about her normal duties while Corman's Derby train with 1941 and 1940 prepare for Saturdays run to Louisville. They are framed by the pillars for the NS mailine running overhea... (more)
I love the colors of this train .
Peace and Love
Pulling a large load in the pouring rain. Peace and love.
Love this SD70 in the falling snow.
Lewis Hicks, a volunteer from the Kentucky Railway Museum, prepares R.J. Corman's QJ steam locomotive for service. Lewis & others from KRM / RJC are working to have her ready to go before the end... (more)
Nice. Peace and love.