April 22, 2015 – A Paducah and Louisville military train

04.22.15 PAL 2111 Military Train NB at Pond River, Madisonville, Ky

April 22, 2015 – A Paducah and Louisville military train approaches the signals at Pond River siding as it heads north from Madisonville, Ky.

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2015 White Plains, Ky Civil War Festival

April 25, 2015 – Spent the afternoon shooting photos at this year’s White Plains, Ky Civil War Festival and these are a selection of my favorites from today’s shoot. The square photos were all shot with my iPhone 5s using the Hipstamatic App, with the Tinto 1884 Lens and D-Type film.

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April 23, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville at Barkley Dam, Ky

04.23.15 PAL 4522 empty coal at Barkley Dam, Ky

April 23, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville engines 4522, 4503, 2107 and 2106 lead a empty coal train north across Barkley Dam at Kuttawa, Ky.

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April 24, 2015 – CSX intermodal Q028 northbound at Mortons Gap, Ky

04.24.15 CSX Q028 NB at Mortons Gap, Ky

April 24, 2015 – CSX intermodal Q028 approaches the defect detector at Mortons Gap, Ky as it heads north on the Henderson Subdivision.

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April 22, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville’s 4516 at MP 131

04.22.15 PAL 4516 at MP 131 approaching Centeral City, Ky

April 22, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville’s 4516 leads a loaded LG coal train past MP 131, approaching the crossing at Hwy 181, as it heads north toward Central City, Ky and onto Louisville as the warm glow of the setting sun filters through the sky.

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April 22, 2015 – Northbound P&L Coal train at Central City, Ky

04.22.15 PAL 4516 Loaded Coal NB at South Centeral City, Ky

April 22, 2015 – A northbound Paducah and Louisville Railroad loaded coal train, with engine 4516 in the lead, passes a local in the siding at South Central City, Ky as it heads toward Louisville, Ky.

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April 22, 2015 – CSX T101 heads south at Madisonville, KY

04.22.15 CSX T101 SB at Madisonville, Ky

April 22, 2015 – CSX loaded coal train T101 pulls up the grade out of Atkinson Yards as it heads south under the North Main Street overpass, on the Henderson Subdivision, at Madisonville, Ky. Long lens and a bit of heat dispersion gives the wavy look on the rails, but they’re not really that bad.

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April 23, 2015 – P&L loaded coal at Kentucky Dam

04.23.15 PAL 2125 loaded coal at Barkley Dam, Ky

April 23, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville’s 2125, 4511 and U of L 3801 head across the Tennessee River bridge at Kentucky Dam as it heads south at Kuttawa, Ky with a loaded coal train.

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April 22, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville engine 2111 leads a military train

04.22.15 PAL 2111 Military Train at Hopkins County Coal, Madisonville, Ky

April 22, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville engine 2111 leads a military train past loaded coal train 4516 at Cimarron Mine, which followed it north toward Louisville at Madisonville, Ky.

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April 22, 2015 – P&L 4516 at Central City, Ky

04.22.15 PAL 4516 Loaded Coal at Centeral City, Ky

April 22, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville Railroad’s 70MAC 4516 leads a loaded coal train north at Central City, Ky.

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April 21, 2015 – P&L leasing Natchez Railway unit

04.21.15 - Natchez Railway at West Yard 1, Madisonville, Ky

April 21, 2015 – A northbound Paducah and Louisville Railway light engine move arrives at West Yard in a light rain with lease unit Natchez Railway engine 2602 trailing behind PAL 3807, heading into the yard to drop off an engine for a northbound coal drag. The coal train’s power included U of L engine 2013 and UK engine 2012.

04.21.15 - Natchez Railway at West Yard 2, Madisonville, Ky

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April 21, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville on CSX’s Morganfield Branch at Madisonville, Ky

04.21.15 - PAL 2013, 2012 at Pride Avenue, Madisonville, Ky

April 21, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville U of L engine 2013, UK engine 2012 and PAL 4522 pull a load of coal from Clay, Ky up CSX’s Morganfield Branch at Madisonville, Ky, passing the grain bins at Calhoun Feed, while heading for Trident on the Henderson Subdivision. There they will cross Trident and head through Atkinson Yard to East Diamond and onto the P&L mainline.

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April 21, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville coal train, Madisonville, Ky

04.21.15-  PAL 2013, 2012 at McCoy Avenue, Madisonville, Ky

April 21, 2015 – Paducah and Louisville U of L engine 2013, UK engine 2012 and PAL 4522 pull a load of coal up CSX’s Henderson Subdivision cutoff to the East Diamond switch at Madisonville, Ky to interchange with the PAL mainline.

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April 20, 2015 – CSX Service Facility, Madisonville, Ky

04.20.15 CSX Service Facility, Madisonville, Ky

April 20, 2015 – A pretty much full house today at CSX’s engine service facility at Atkinson Yard in Madisonville, Ky.

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