Its 5am and Eastern Kentucky is waking up. The core of our galaxy is rising over the classic C&O cantilever that faithfully keeps its watch over the Big Sandy Subdivision, as it's done for over half a century, while water from the previous weeks of torrential rain pours off the side of a rock cut.
A continuously growing album of photos that IMHO reveal the awesome and seldom seen beauty of railroads from the dimming of day to dawn's early light! From dusk to dawn, trains roll on! (I'm still finding sunset to sunrise surprises!)