In the warm fall afternoon light a southbound mixed freight races through the rolling hills of what I like to call the Bourbon State. Bluegrass tastes awful and gets stuck in my teeth. Photo by ... (more)
In the afternoon a westbound local rattles along the river.
Photo by Tony Vanier, from my collection.
Photo by Dave Petke. From my collection.
Just happened to be in town to look at a bunch of retired locomotives for sale. Caught this train on a break. Little money, great fringe benefits.
Originally SCL, later SBD.
ACL>SCL>SBD>CSX unit demoted to yard duty but it did not have to suffer the indignity of losing the turbo and dynamic brakes. There's a shot of the other side somewhere in here.
Rather unusual unit leading a "rainbow" consist. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Well into 1988 the lead unit on this SB rail train has not been renumbered or relettered.
Well into 1987 the lead unit on this empty covered hopper train has not been renumbered or relettered.
Prior to the Conrail acquisition this former SCL>SBD unit was the highest number in the model series. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection
Southbound train in late afternoon sun. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection.
Yard power, deturboed, with the dynamic brakes plated over. Originally L&N.
Back when they parked power here for the weekend.