NS 174 with an ES44AC and C40-8W heads north at Keno, KY.
Two pumpkins take on the Rat Hole as they are making their trip towards Chattanooga with several steel slab cars behind them.
The lead unit on southbound auto rack train 275 is panned, top down, as it roars upgrade through the huge cut at Keno, KY. This was part of the series of line changes in '62 and '63 that eliminate... (more)
Deep in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Southern 630 leads the excursion northbound on the famous Rathole, seen here at remote Keno. While there were many railfans out for the chase, we had thi... (more)
On a dreary day on the Rathole, N&W 1218 fills the valley with steam and smoke as it climbs the grade toward Tateville, Ky.
A southbound NS CNO&TP freight climbs the grade at Keno, KY, on one of the early '60s line changes that eliminated the old "Rat Hole" route. This particular cut is 160 feet deep. The new route eli... (more)
A southbound heads into the cut near Keno, KY as fall colors adorn the hillsides.
Auto rack train 275 works upgrade at Deep Hollow Road near Sloans Valley (also known as "Keno" to some). The grade here is .83 percent, and the milepost is 173.4. This 9.045 mile line change was o... (more)
A Norfolk Southern ballast train heads south at Keno, Kentucky, on the famous former Southern Railway “Rathole” line between Cincinnati and Chattanooga. The short, heavy train even has a caboose o... (more)
A flock of pigeons take to the air as NS 2765 leads its
train south at Keno.
Southbound freight traversing the huge cut at Keno.
A pair of GE's enter one of the infamous cuts along The Rathole with an intermodal train in tow.
167 is running the yellows as it follows a grain train southbound.
4 EMD's are on the headend of this southbound grain train working its way down The Rathole.