Railroad returning to Olive Hill, in model form

A Chessie System GP-7 crests the grade at Mountain Top, the steepest on the Lexington Subdivision, at nearly 3% in both directions. This was between Olive Hill and Grahn. (C&OHS)

The Olive Hill Historical Society is taking up another historical initiative by forming a committee that will build an HO scale model railroad that will be based on the line that used to run through Carter, Rowan, Bath, Montgomery, Clark, and Fayette counties. It is the former Chesapeake & Ohio’s Lexington Subdivision. The railroad left … Read more