a reliable source informed area railfans that the Illinois Terminal heritage unit would be traversing the line. The next morning I was able to get this photo of it crossing into West Virginia.
A trio of CSX 4 axles rumble north above the Ohio River in the last light of day. One doesnt get a sense of how big this bridge is until the train starts across
Two classic EMDs lead the 5,611 ft long Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train south from Evansville as it climbs the approach to the CSX Henderson Subdivision's crossing of the Ohio Rive... (more)
Q247 heads south across the Ohio River before taking a left hand turn to Louisville.
765 crossing the Ohio RIver, entering West Virginia on NS tracks, headed to Williamson, WV for excursions.
Q029 climbs over the Ohio River floodplain with modern day boxcars bound for Atlanta & Savannah.
A 25A departs Gest Street Yard late in the afternoon.
As a CSX vehicle train above us heads north for Queensgate Yard, an NS southbound departs Gest Street Yard.
A southbound NS manifest departs Gest Street Yard with a high hood for a second unit.
A loaded coal train rumbles over the Ohio River Bridge on the old C&O.
Meet on the trestle south of the bridge
Not hard to see why this Courtyard Hotel is a popular place to stay for Summerail! (Or, to take in a ball game.)
Headed for Queensgate