RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 4271 Norfolk Southern EMD F9(A) at Hooper, Kentucky by JL Scott
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
EMD F9(A) (more..)
NS Louisville District (more..)
Hooper, Kentucky, USA (more..)
May 09, 2011
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NS 4271 (more..)
NS 955 (more..)
JL Scott (more..)
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The "outbound" 2011 Kentucky Derby train heads east between Louisville and Danville on a spectacular Monday morning. The train should have passed through here Sunday afternoon but was delayed by major track damage - and a minor derailment - caused by a broken wheel on steel train 61A. While obviously an unfortunate nuisance for NS to contend with, it did allow a rare opportunity to document the derby train under desirable conditions - something we're not used to here in Kentucky. For once the Louisville District has been blessed with a derby train running east in the morning, in perfect light, on a stellar day!
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