Dave Vannes,Bill Stauss and myself drove from Madison,WI. to Chattanooga,TN.back in 1972 to ride a Southern steam excursion...….stopped at Paducah,KY. to see all the stored IC&GM&O E-units.
Some of EMD's GP30's changed owners, not long after the paint dried from their previous owner. Paducah & Louisville #2259 changed owners twice, before it landed on the P&L. Originally a GM&O unit... (more)
Awaiting the torch........
Ex-GM&O blt 1971........
ICG shop switcher.......
A group of old locomotives from various railroads sit in storage just outside of Paducah, KY.
While doing some exploring around the storage tracks in Paducah, I was given permission to take a closer look at some of the locomotives in storage. This C&NW unit made for a fascinating find as w... (more)
A pair of BNSF engines head East on the Paducah & Louisville with a loaded coal train. The coal will be dumped at a transload site near Calvert City.
This BNSF local departs out of the Paducah yard with the BNSF 2129, 622 and the KCS 3940 which appears to be heading to the VMV shops.
Illinois Central 1518 is displayed along the Ohio River floodwall in downtown Paducah, KY. The 2-8-2 was built by Lima in 1923, but like most IC steam power, was extensively modified at IC's Paduc... (more)
Built for the TRRA IC 800 languishes in the Paducah Shops Yard.