A trio of SD40T-2 ‘tunnel motors’ leads an empty aluminum ingot train eastbound through Bagdad, KY on RJ Corman’s former L&N “Old Road” between Louisville and Lexington.
After an unsuccessful break-in run a month earlier that turned back here, Kentucky Railway Museum's L&N Pacific 152 steams into Bagdad, KY in fine form. The engine performed like a just-cleaned an... (more)
The sand train heads east (timetable south) over the "Old Road" between Louisville and Lexington. The most enjoyable part of waiting on this train to show up was the 645 symphony that began about ... (more)
Two gentlemen take a break from their mowing to watch RJ Corman's Chinese QJ head south through Bagdad with four loads of sand on a rainy, murky afternoon.
The northbound Corman empty sand train hustles
The sand train heads east (timetable south) over the "Old Road" between Louisville and Lexington.
A classic in itself and a lot older than the QJ on the other end, R.J.Cormans GP9 206 brings up the back end while the steamer gets a drink of water.
The QJ arrives at Bagdad leading a small freight on a shakedown run fors its trip the next day leading a Kentucky Derby special.
R.J.Cormans QJ puts on a nice show as it struts its stuff
passing some beautiful farmland near Bagdad.
RJ Corman's Chinese QJ heads south (compass east) through Bagdad on a murky, rainy afternoon. This is the first trip the locomotive has made over the road since May 2008, and only the second since... (more)
GP9 9008 leads a southbound (directionally east) R.J.
Corman train towards Lexington.
The RJ Corman Derby Special led by FP7 #1940 passes GP38-2 #3804 which sits silently in the siding without a crew just outside of town in Bagdad on Saturday morning.
RJCC #2008 coming into Bagdad,KY
RJCC #2008 at Bagdad,KY