CSX freight derailment – Rail fan trip to Metairie LA. Who would of known our trip would have ended this way. What are the chances of catching something like this on video.
West Kentucky NRHS Chapter Meeting – January 24, Madisonville, L&N Depot, 7pm. Bowling Green Train sHOw – Saturday, February 19, 2011, Historic Rail Park, Bowling Green, KY. 10 am to 3pm. For additional info, contact: Kevin Comer @ 270-792-3316; email@example.com … Continue reading
First, let me say Thank You. Thank You for your vote of confidence. As I stated at the October 2010 meeting, after being nominated, “Remember, I can be out spoken sometimes”! I often am and I will be. But please … Continue reading
Remember the phrase “I love the smell of napalm in the morning” from one of those old war movies? Well fellow Hoosier Railfan, spent the morning of December 14, 2010, in Crawfordsville, watching CSX crews take down the remaining semaphores … Continue reading
We express our sympathy to Dennis and his family over the passing of his mother, Edith Carnal, December 15, 2010, at Brighton Cornerstone Healthcare in Madisonville. A memorial service was Sunday, December 19, 2pm, at First Christian Church, East Main … Continue reading
Chris Dees is searching for information about the locomotives and passenger cars used at the Kaintuck Territory amusement park in Draffenville, Kentucky during the late 1960s and early 1970′s. I’ve seen mention of the ones in the photo links below… … Continue reading
Back in the steam days north bounds sometimes had to double Mont Hill on the Springfield District (IC), coming up out of the Mississippi River. An engineer on one crew was noted for stopping at the bottom of the hill … Continue reading
CSX is putting new crossing signage at the non-signaled grade crossings. The new signs have reflective coating on all parts – the crossbuck, the ‘yield’ sign (new) and on both sides of the support post. Submitted by Chuck Hinrichs.
Railfan and Railroad magazine is reporting that Jim Boyd has passed away. Jim started with Carstens Publications working on Flying Models and later Railroad Model Craftsman. Jim served as editor of Railfan & Railroad from the magazine’s inception in 1974 … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Historians Gathering Photographs and Information for a History of the Cadiz Railroad – Cadiz, Kentucky – December 27, 2010 – Although both William Turner and Thomas Harper are currently busy promoting their respective books, Edgar Cayce’s … Continue reading