The Gregarious Railfan
La Grange, KY 40031  (population, 8,358 [2013])        Page 2   

GPS: N 38.40758, W 85.37885   Google map   

Scanner: CSX 161.370 [84]

Railroad:  CSX Louisville Division, Louisville - Cincinnati Sub

Description: La Grange, KY is known to railfans for the "street running" of CSX on Main St.  La Grange is one of
those charming little towns you find in the south. Once about every 1 or 2 hours, the town stops and lets CSX roll

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 25

Photo opportunities: Street Running

Gregariousness quotient: Medium

Local Fast Food: South on 1st Ave. SR-53

A little bit more: great coffee at La Grange Coffee Roasters, 110 E. Main St.

Also, great upscale dining at a reasonable price: One Nineteen West Main, 119 W main.

Ice cream: Serendipity Café & Gifts, 116 E. Main St.

Lodging: Best Western Asbury Inn, south of town and across I-71

Gregarious Quotient: Medium

Personal observations: I have found this a friendly little city. Quaint shopping to while away time between trains
helps make this a relaxing place to railfan.
“Don't ever lie to a Kentuckian about Bourbon or Horses" - Sam Halpern
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
November 2014
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