A star filled sky glows over an almost empty Martin Yard on a quiet, dead night in March. The only thing in all of the yard is this veteran dash-8 and three hoppers.
Some switching activity place in Martin Yard on this fantastic Friday afternoon ahead of the long holiday weekend.
The conductor watches as the train is reversing a single covered hopper back onto a side track under highway 80, to the fertilizer plant nearby. On a side note, Happy Fathers Day Weekend to all of... (more)
Main entrance of Martin Yard.
Just got finished turning on the wye on the other end of Martin Yard.
A local crew from Paintsville Yard brings this lone covered hopper into Martin Yard to be set out. The cargo is more than likely ammonium nitrate because that's typically what's hauled in covered ... (more)
CSX loaded coal train C640-16 eases through one of the several timber lined tunnels along the E&BV Sub in eastern Kentucky nearing the yard at Martin.
Chessie U30C #3301 resting at Martin, KY || August 1983
Chessie U30B #8205 resting at Martin, KY in June 1984
C&O GP40 #4071 at Martin, KY in June 1984
Never know what you'll find traveling through the hills and "hollers" of Appalachia. This old caboose was spotted near the Martin Yard In Floyd County, KY.
B&O Logo still hanging out in the Martin Yard.
CSX 168 is on the point of a mine shifter cooling his heels after a quick run down from Russell. The train is called for loading later tonight on former L&N rails.