Number 2 Georgetown to Versailles Kentucky
Engine No 2 Versailles Kentucky 1912
My dad found this photo sometime in the late 1950's. It is the only photo of the No 2 train. The train is arriving from Midway Kentucky and it is pulling into Versailles, Ky This photo was taken in 1912.
This 4-4-0 Pittsburgh steam train ran from Versailles to Midway and Georgetown then back again. This line was started in 1888 and ran until 1936 when it was abandoned and the track torn up. This is the paragraph on this train from the Manual of the Railroads of the United States, Issue 22 and dated February 11, 1889.
President..............W. H. Grady and
C. M. Browning.....General Freight and Passngr Mgt.
Supt and Secy.......Robt Wallace
General Offices.....Versailles, Ky
Trains leave Versailles for Midway (8 miles) and Georgetown (18 miles) at 6:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 1:10 PM. Returning, leaves Georgetown 7: