K&T Alco S2 102, the last remaining locomotive on the roster from when the K&T dieselized in the 1960's, brings a short 2 car passenger train over the bridge at Blue Heron.
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.