Louisville & Nashville Alco FA-2 369 and two RS-3s at Williamsburg, Kentucky.
The CSX local Gatliff Loadout turn heads into Williamsburg to split off onto the branch line at Savoy.
CSX N258, a loaded coal train bound for Tennessee, rolls into the curve near Williamsburg on a beautiful summer afternoon
A good friend of mine and I made a trek up the KD to Corbin, Kentucky hoping to follow a train back south to Knoxville. What we ended up doing was following a 20 car coal local from the yard to it... (more)
Back when these slug sets were just coming around and there was some activity at Savoy Yard.
Fort Wayne's NKP 765 makes a fairly accurate impression as a C&O Kanawha 2-8-4 as it sprints south on ex-L&N trackage at Savoy, KY, just south of Williamsburg. The train was working a Knoxville to... (more)
This southbound has held up by the old coal loader for some reason. These were the newest things around. This one still has its strobe lights, which sounded like a good idea but apparently were ... (more)
Derailment of CSX Q539 drags and derails 6 cars, 5 of them are over the hillside taking out about 800 feet of rail & cement ties with them. The line reopened 4 hours after WO772-28 dumps ballast o... (more)
Derailment of CSX Q539 drags and derails 6 cars, 5 of them are over the hillside taking out about 800 feet of rail & cement ties with them. The line reopened 4 hours after WO772-28 dumps ballast ... (more)
CSX WO772 with CSXT 2493 CSXT 2483 pass the old Williamsburg station after dumping ballast
Late in the operation of this classics, the unit is paired with a slug that used to be an RS-3 for mine runs & switching. Does anyone know the unit and date of the last operation of U-25s on L&N?
This was about the last year for these great old beasts. I think I have a shot of one in 85 or 86.
Ex L&N, they sounded so good before the days of "exhaust ruiners".
A future railfan watches on as southbound Q541 pounds the rails past the old L&N depot in Williamsburg along the busy KD Sub.
Running north toward Corbin with an "E" symbol because the CV is gridlocked, OUCX mtys roll through downtown Williamsburg on the KD Sub.