The KY Sub's daily SB tote train hustles along at full track speed on the way to a crew change in Corbin. The crew has less than an hour to work and the dispatcher has greens lined all the way in... (more)
A SB Georgia Power loaded coal train is down to a crawl as it does battle with the former L&N's Crooked Hill north of London, KY.
A future railfan watches on as southbound Q541 pounds the rails past the old L&N depot in Williamsburg along the busy KD Sub.
The leaves are just starting to turn as former Conrail SD60M 8764 takes the point on a colorful mix of motive power as train Q547 waits on a meet with northbound mty hopper train N253 at Wofford, ... (more)
CSX 114 rolls down the KD Subdivision and holds the main at the north end of Saxton pass with loaded coal train T123.
CSX 60 lead 90 CSCX loaded tubs out of Charlene over the truss bridge at Jeff. The train will pick up a helper near Blackey for the shove up to Beaver Gap and then continue on to Martin Yard for ... (more)
It's a good thing CSX has a 10mph speed restriction around the Wye at Patio, otherwise the driver of this pickup wouldn't be here anymore. The dispatcher called in the warning about 2 minutes aft... (more)
Two of the newer locomotives on the CSX roster lead train N110-30 with ELFX mtys north toward Corbin on the KD Sub.
Just after daybreak on the first day of August, NB intermodal Q142-01 waits out a track curfew on the KY main with a nice lashup of UP EMD SD70Ms (4726 & 4491) on the point.
CSX SD70ACe 4841 and SD70AC 4768 hold the main as they roll ELFX mtys north through the south end of Wofford Pass on the KD Sub. Hot SB intermodal Q141 is in the hole just out of sight to the rig... (more)
A northbound stack train is making good time toward Cincinnati past the 38 mile marker near Williamstown on a very warm June morning.
The engineer on southbound NS train 143 has an impressive display of power in the wind as the consist speeds through the central Kentucky tobacco farms just north of Lexington.
BNSF ES44DC 7716 leads NS train 376 north at the northern end of double track near Mason, KY on a hot and humid central Kentucky morning.
CSX 7824, NS 9869 & HLCX 6315 struggle hard near the summit of Crooked Hill with 112 cars of mixed freight. Trailing HLCX 6315 is listed as ex-CP 5522, an SD40.
The tracks belong to CSX but the power is anything but as two UP units and a trailing NS locomotive bring the S541 into Corbin for a much needed crew change. The crew is 30 minutes from going on ... (more)