CSX 4769 passes under an old wooden bridge in Richmond KY, in May of 2005. The spur to the right goes to the Blue Grass Army Depot. This bridge has since been removed. Image recorded on good old f... (more)
The loaded ingot train is northbound by Four Mile Road in Richmond at dusk on its way to the Old Road, Louisville, and finally the RJ Corman Memphis Line.
RJCC 5409 crosses the location where the Riney-B Railroad once crossed the L&N's Cincinnatti-Corbin-Knoxville main. They are following a coal train and have just gotten back on the move.
Some shades of the L&N's double track heritage are visible in this shot.
Playing with the low light capabilities of the Canon 10D. It's 9:45PM, overcast sky with no external light sources for a mile. ISO3200, 1/320 @ f1.4 train is moving along about 25mph.
All three units are on-line and working hard as Richmond Hill brings Q541 down to a crawl near the summit.
SB Q541 crest Richmond Hill at North Fort Estill on the KY Subdivision.