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)
Kentucky & Tennessee Alco S2 102--a former D&RGW unit--slumbers inside the shop at Stearns. The veteran used to drag coal upgrade into Stearns from on-line mines. There, it was interchanged with S... (more)
Kentucky & Tennessee Alco S2--a former D&RGW unit--slumbers inside the shop at Stearns. The veteran used to drag coal upgrade into Stearns from on-line mines. There, it was interchanged with South... (more)
Three Kentucky & Tennessee (former DRGW) S2s bring a train into Stearns, KY in this summer 1973 view.
K&T Alco (Former DRGW) switching at Stearns, KY || August 1973
Yeah, let's call it super elevation. In any case the horizon is level and the unit is not as it comes around a curve by the shops. The tank cars are there because CMO Paul LeVertu was an old tank... (more)
Three former DRGW Alcos working on the Kentucky & Tennessee at Stearns, KY in the fall of 1971.
KT 102, originally built for the DRGW, shoves a cut of open air passenger cars toward the loading platform.