CSX 8723, ex Conrail, is running through the rural town of Butler, KY. The site of the L&N depot would have been near where I am standing.
To the left of the fence used to be a spur that was a staging location for local excursions by the Kentucky Central Chapter NRHS. There is evidence of the spur track still remaining on the bottom... (more)
TTI had quite the railfan base today in Lewisburg. TTI is just crossing over old state route 11, with rock from the quarry in Mt. Vernon, KY. They will set the cars out in Maysville and take the e... (more)
TTI is headed back to Paris, KY with empty hoppers. They have just passed over the only truss bridge on the 50 mile line, spanning Hinkston Creek. After reaching Paris, the hoppers will be sent t... (more)
TTI is headed back to Paris, KY with 50 empty hoppers. After reaching Paris, they will be sent to Mt. Vernon, KY where they will be loaded with rock. This crossing was always fascinating with the ... (more)
With 45 loads of coal, TTI is crossing over old state route 11 in Lewisburg, KY. They are just a few miles from Maysville, KY where they will drop the loads off at their terminal, then head back t... (more)
Southbound coal originating in Toledo, Ohio passing through the Hayes Valley, headed south toward Corbin, KY on the CC Sub of CSX.
With it's whole train in view, the crew has just cleared the signals at UMA on the CC Sub of CSX. Their destination is Corbin, KY, 126 miles south. Photo taken at private crossing with land owner ... (more)
A light power move is headed north to Cincinnati, OH. The crew has just cleared the signals at UMA near Morgan, KY. Trailing is 4561, believed to be one of three SD70MAC units left in YN2 paint to... (more)
Pulling with all it's might, 497 is leading a rack train north to Cincinnati from Louisville on the CSX Shortline. They are just about to pass the signals for a clear to enter the South Verona si... (more)
With a load of mixed freight, the crew is within a half mile of knocking the signals down at UMA on their journey to Corbin, KY.
A light drizzle is falling as the rail grinder kicks us some smoke from the grinders. They have just made their way through Williamstown. It will continue another 200 feet before it will return to... (more)
A couple of TTI Railroad's B36-7's are sitting just inside the roundhouse door receiving some TLC. Both locomotives were built for SBD in 1985.
Nearly twenty years has passed that the area has seen steam. Southern 630 steam engine is returning from Danville, KY on it's way to Ludlow, KY to complete an excursion run on Norfolk Southern.
Pushing at the rear is TTI 5895 about to make its final journey into Maysville. There they will off load the coal into barges for its final destination.