In honor of my hardworking railroader friends who may not get to sit down and enjoy the turkey on this Thanksgiving Day, because the freight needs to be hauled or the passengers need to be carried... (more)
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 #10 leading coal loads at Blue Heron, July 1963.
Alco power has the scenic train well in hand as it prepares to climb the 3.5 percent grade back to Stearns.