K&T Alco S2 102 and 2 passenger cars get ready to depart Blue Heron Junction, headed back up the hill towards Stearns on the K&T mainline.
"K&T 102 at Blue Heron Junction"
In a timeless scene, the Conductor lines the switch at Blue Heron Junction from the Blue Heron Coal Spur to the Kentucky & Tennessee Mainline for the ... (more)
K&T #12 coming into Stearns KY - January 1962
K&T #11 working at Stearns KY in this September 1960 scene.
Kentucky & Tennessee Alco S2 102--a former D&RGW unit--slumbers inside the shop at Stearns. The veteran used to drag coal upgrade into Stearns from on-line mines. There, it was interchanged with S... (more)
Kentucky & Tennessee #10 beginning the day at Stearns, KY || January 1962
Steve Lee's crew and volunteers are working away on the completion of the re-steaming of former Union Railroad/Morehead & North Fork 0-6-0 number 77. The boiler is mounted on an old Southern flatc... (more)
Kentucky & Tennessee Alco S2--a former D&RGW unit--slumbers inside the shop at Stearns. The veteran used to drag coal upgrade into Stearns from on-line mines. There, it was interchanged with South... (more)
Three Kentucky & Tennessee (former DRGW) S2s bring a train into Stearns, KY in this summer 1973 view.
K&T Alco (Former DRGW) switching at Stearns, KY || August 1973
Yeah, let's call it super elevation. In any case the horizon is level and the unit is not as it comes around a curve by the shops. The tank cars are there because CMO Paul LeVertu was an old tank... (more)
Three former DRGW Alcos working on the Kentucky & Tennessee at Stearns, KY in the fall of 1971.
Kentucky & Tennessee #10 working by the passing siding at Blue Herron Juction with a loaded coal train in the summer of '63.
Kentucky & Tennessee 2-8-2 #12 near Stearns, KY in the summer of 1963. This engine went on to become Southern #4501 which currently resides at TVRM in Chattanooga.
Coal train with three units is loading at Justus Mine, the last operating mine on the road, at MP 3.0 on this fine spring day. We were invited!