The Chaska hillhelper conductor waves the engineer back to Q540 in a rare northbound pull over the mountain. Mty coal drag N276 awaits a clear signal north.
A northbound picks up a new crew at Corbin before continuing to Cincinnati.
Now-retired EK Conductor Roy Bunch climbs aboard the north-bound 'Blaze' after meeting a military special at Lewis Siding.
The last Northbound 540 leaves the Old road and enters the LCL sub for the last lap into Osbourne yard
Q540 leaves Lexington with more power than train
Q50 leaves Lexington during the last Week of CSX operation
CSX Q540 passes HK tower for the final time.
Q540 just emerging from the bridge over the Kentucky River in Frankfort
My last look at a CSX train on the Old Road Sub, this turkey was flying and never slowed down all the way to Louisville
CSX Q540 enters Frankfort with single SD50 in charge
CSX Q540 in Downtown Frankfort
A CSX, former LMS C40-8W that has crudely had its old markings painted out
Q540 rolls in off of the "Old Road" sub with a former LMS C40-8W leading a GCFX SD40-2 and 12 cars. Nikon Coolpix 995, ISO 100 and 2x teleconvertor