Southbound loaded grain train rolls through Georgetown, Ky near the end of double track at Akers.
NS 375 rolls into Lexington, Ky on a snowy December morning. There's no hurry now, she's be meeting four northbounds before continuing on south.
I-30 waste no time hustling north after being told there's no work at Lexington or Delaplain today. The single whitefaced GE should stay warm and cozy for the crew all the way to Cincy.
Northbound NS 144 continues her trip up the old CNO&TP after stopping in Lexington Yard to tie down a load of sewer pipes that had broken loose. A concerned "buff" in Nicholasville had called in ... (more)
Northbound NS 216 rolls onto single track at Greendale after meeting two southbounds.
NS 375 highballs at the north end of Delaplain Yard near Georgetown, KY. The crew must be thankful they don't have work to do in the yard today!
Loaded NS grain train 50G leaves a rooster tail of snow as she speeds south through a cold and snowy Central Kentucky morning.
After the weatherman promised a major snow, I wake up to 3mm of the white stuff. By the time this NS intermodal came cooking down the former CNO&TP with a matched set of SD60's, Central Ky's firs... (more)
There's never a shortage of action at Shelby! An extra south gets a ditch light serviced, pusher power rolls west up the yard lead and two more loaded unit coal trains are called south. It's 2:0... (more)
Westbound lite helper engines run up the #1 yard track while the pushers on the rear of an Extra South hold the main at Shelby Yard on the Big Sandy Subdivision.
A Coal Run Shifter crew throttles up and starts pulling on 95 GALX loads in Coal Run Yard. The train will pull out onto the Big Sandy main, run around the hoppers and get the set headed south for... (more)
CSX 294 & 422 arrive at Shelby with 48 loads out of the Neece Creek Mine down on the old Clinchfield. The power is passing the old steam-era water tank about midway through the yard at Shelby.
After calling out "Moving on the rear" a set of pusher engines notch open the throttles and begin a 30-mile shove south out of Shelby Yard.
Lite engines rumble across the Russell Fork River at Elkhorn City on the Big Sandy Subdivision. The power is bound for Dante Yard on the old Clinchfield to pull loads back to Shelby.
A Pike 29 Shifter is in the siding at Esco with 95 FLCX mtys. The train is waiting on another Pike 29 Shifter to finish topping off the last few ELFX hoppers up at the mine.