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C&O Lexington Sub
Any and all pictures from Collis P. Huntington's "Gateway to the West," Chesapeake & Ohio's mainline from Ashland to Lexington, KY. Reduced from a 100+ mile route, down to about 15 miles.
Photo Album By: Cory Claxon - CoryClaxon.com
 
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Photo ID: 618385

CSX Lexington IT local Y150-30 exits the west portal of Princess Tunnel heading to serve the Kentucky Electric Steel plant at the end of the line with two GP40-3's rebuilt from ex-B&O and SCL bodi... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-3
Location: Princess, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6529
Train ID: CSX Y150
Photo Date: May 30, 2017


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: May 30, 2017

Views: 840
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Photo ID: 598609

CSX 411 leads the empty trash train up the 1% grade between Meads Station and Summit on the former Lexington Subdivision to Winchester. This operation was in it's waning days at this point, as af... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Summit, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 411
Train ID: Y206-30
Photo Date: March 30, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Dec 07, 2016

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Photo ID: 573547

Horizon unlevel..or train unlevel?

In the final mile of the journey from Big Run Landfill to the junction at NC Cabin on the ex-C&O Lexington Subdivision, the pusher of Y206-18 eases... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES40DC
Location: Ashland, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5403
Train ID: Y206-18
Photo Date: April 18, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Apr 18, 2016

Views: 3,536
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Photo ID: 573546

Ending of an era

Local job Y206-18 passes by Gillum's Service & Repair at the former location of Meads Station south of Ashland, KY, with the pusher on the rear shoving hard to help ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES40DC
Location: Meads, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5403
Train ID: Y206-18
Photo Date: April 18, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Apr 18, 2016

Views: 1,650
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Photo ID: 571674

CSXT 871 shoves a short train of empty trash containers over the crest of the nearly 1% grade at Summit on it's short trip from the landfill in Coalton to Russell Yard. After a short 2-year run, ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Summit, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 871
Train ID: Y206-30
Photo Date: March 30, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Apr 01, 2016

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Photo ID: 571558

The pusher of the Lexington Branch trash train has crested the slight grade west of Ashland and is now ducking into the modified Ashland tunnel, less than a mile from the junction with the Kanawha... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Ashland, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 871
Train ID: Y206-30
Photo Date: March 30, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Mar 31, 2016

Views: 1,509
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Photo ID: 563310

The show must go on

With the passing of Winter Storm Jonas, and the roads clearing up thanks to an abundance of winter warmth, the railroads have finally began reverting to normal op... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70AC
Location: Coalton, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4709
Train ID: Y206-25
Photo Date: January 25, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Jan 25, 2016

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Photo ID: 538573

With 6,800 horsepower and three gondolas from Kentucky Electric Steel, the only other customer on the remnants of the former C&O Lexington Subdivision, local Y156-15 waits for their turn to "... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Ashland, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 8717
Train ID: Y15615
Photo Date: July 15, 2015


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Jul 16, 2015

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Photo ID: 529826

CSX 212 shoves hard on the last cut of loaded trash containers to be dropped off at the rail yard at Envirosolutions' Big Run Landfill. The landfill and train have become a major topic of debate ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Coalton, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 212
Train ID: Y206-04
Photo Date: May 04, 2015


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: May 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 529825

Pulling hard out of the modified tunnel at Princess, KY on the old Lexington Subdivision, local Y206-04 is slowing down to cut off their lead locomotive before going to work, spotting cuts of tras... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Coalton, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 232
Train ID: Y206-04
Photo Date: May 04, 2015


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: May 05, 2015

Views: 1,776
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Photo ID: 516202

Easing into N.C. Cabin on a medium approach signal, eastbound CSX Y206 will soon cross over to the railroad's former Lexington Sub. with loaded waste in tow. The train is currently passing Ashland... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Russell, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: CSX Y206
Photo Date: January 16, 2015


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Jan 26, 2015

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Photo ID: 511470

Once a very busy junction at the meeting point of the Ashland Freight Main, the Ashland Passenger Main, and the C&O Lexington Subdivision, the C&O era signal bridge still stands guard for trains o... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD RDSLUG/RDMATE
Location: Russell, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSX 2263
Train ID: Y340-17
Photo Date: December 17, 2014


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Dec 23, 2014

Views: 2,485
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Photo ID: 484636

With the upgrading of the Lexington IT branch, scrap metal has piled up along the right of way. Presumably it will be cleaned once upgrading of the line is complete. This Ex-B&O GP40-2 is actually... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Meads, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6413
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 06, 2014


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By: Cory Claxon - CoryClaxon.com

Added: Jun 06, 2014

Views: 1,336
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Photo ID: 477786

"Phew, something stinks!"...the engineer chuckles, leans out the window, and shouts "I know what you mean, try being up here!". CSX 3139 has just completed pulling a train of e... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Coalton, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSX 3139
Train ID: CSX Y201-13
Photo Date: April 13, 2014


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Apr 14, 2014

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Photo ID: 477684

After setting off a cut of empty containers on the former C&O Lexington Sub main, CSXT 3139 starts heading back east to couple to the west end of it's train and assist CSXT 405 with spotting the l... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Coalton, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSX 3139
Train ID: CSX Y201-13
Photo Date: April 13, 2014


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Apr 13, 2014

Views: 1,922
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6
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