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Eastern Kentucky Railroads
Shots of rail action in the Eastern Coalfields of Kentucky.
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Photo ID: 591683

If you're looking for a place to relax and watch trains go by, the railroad town of Russell has plenty of attractions on site for the railfan at heart. Along with the restored passenger depot & i... (more)

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: M930 Caboose
Location: Russell, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CO 3191
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Oct 06, 2016

Views: 5,463
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Photo ID: 591589

Several lines of CSX locomotives, the majority of them being standard cab Dash 8's as well as a few widecabs & EMD switchers, sit silent in the manifest yard at the recently downgraded Russell Yar... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation
Locomotive: GE C40-8 (Dash 8-40C)
Location: Russell, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7629
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Oct 05, 2016

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Photo ID: 590414

Cumberland to Cincinnati manifest Q317-23 slides by on the triple track section of track between Big Sandy Junction and Clyffeside heading for their last stop of Russell Yard before continuing wes... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ET44AC
Location: Catlettsburg, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 3395
Train ID: Q317-23
Photo Date: September 24, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Sep 25, 2016

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Photo ID: 590339

Two hundred loads of coal are slowing to a 10 mile per hour crawl at RB Cabin near Louisa, passing the abandoned tunnel of the original Chatteroi Railroad to which the CSX (ex-C&O) Big Sandy Subdi... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Walbridge, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: T20924
Photo Date: September 24, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Sep 24, 2016

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Photo ID: 590007

Two veteran CSX SD70MAC's are chugging along with 130 hoppers in tow bound for the coalfields of southeastern KY. At right, the American Electric Power Big Sandy Generating Station, at one time a... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Louisa, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4779
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 21, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Sep 21, 2016

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Photo ID: 589617

With the loadout supports now replaced and the derailed coal hoppers removed, work has begun on new track that was displaced by the derailment. Several loaded hoppers were pulled, literally, thru ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: None
Location: Middlesboro, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 2016


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Sep 18, 2016

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Photo ID: 588641

Having originated out of John Sevier Yard in Knoxville, TN, a coal train derailed a week ago under the Middlesboro Mining loadout. Two hoppers were rerailed with another suffering damage and skidd... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: None
Location: Middlesboro, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: T09
Photo Date: September, 2016


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Sep 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 588133

Cumberland to Cincinnati Q317-04 is westbound on the Kanawha Subdivision at Catlettsburg, passing through town on the triple track mainline with two ex-Conrail SD60Ms for power bound for a crew ch... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD60M
Location: Catlettsburg, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 8737
Train ID: Q31704
Photo Date: September 05, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Sep 06, 2016

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Photo ID: 588080

"DERAILMENT" NS T09 has derailed under the Apollo fuels loadout in Middlesboro, KY with severe damge to the supports of the loadout and one gon hanging on by a thread.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE C45ACCTE
Location: Middlesboro, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7470
Train ID: NS T09
Photo Date: September 05, 2016


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By: Paul Clawson

Added: Sep 05, 2016

Views: 9,498
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Photo ID: 587063

9000 feet of B&O chemical and mixed freight roll across the Big Sandy River bridge on the Kanawha Subdivision at Catlettsburg heading towards Russell Yard to drop off cars before heading on to Que... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ET44AC
Location: Catlettsburg, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 3361
Train ID: Q31724
Photo Date: August 26, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Aug 27, 2016

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Photo ID: 586357

With recrew on board, westbound Q317 rolls toward Russell, where it will pick up and set off cars before heading westbound for Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati. The normally massive train looks like... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Catlettsburg, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 3383
Train ID: Q31713
Photo Date: August 14, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Aug 20, 2016

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Photo ID: 585774

216 empty hopper cars and four motors dash through the railroad town of Ashland, passing by the once busy freight depot at 15th Street enroute to Russell Yard for a crew change and fuel. Decades ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C40-8W (Dash 8-40CW)
Location: Ashland, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7778
Train ID: CSX T813
Photo Date: August 13, 2016


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Aug 13, 2016

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Photo ID: 585515

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C40-8W (Dash 8-40CW)
Location: Shelbiana, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7778
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 19, 1992


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Aug 10, 2016

Views: 1,720
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Photo ID: 585513

Not long after being converted the mom and slug are looking good, well, okay, in the morning sun.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Corbin, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6459
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 17, 1989


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Aug 10, 2016

Views: 2,031
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Photo ID: 585270

"The Last Shot" This shot isn't particularly good, but it's significant to me. It was taken late in the day (light-wise) at Crosby, KY, on the Cumberland Valley Subdivision, on Wednesda... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Crosby, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 3581
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 08, 1982


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Aug 07, 2016

Views: 4,005
Comments: 1

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