RAILS-TO-TRAILS PHOTO GALLERY

The Olive Hill Depot
Trail Head for the Carter County Rail Trails


Trail Segment Status


The GRAYSON - GOODALE RAIL TRAIL

Routing of the Proposed Grayson to Goodale Trail


The TYGART VALLEY TRAIL

Stone Mountain Construction Site

The Lawton Trailhead area

Olive Hill, West of Ky 174 at US 60

Collins Trail, East of the Olive Hill Depot

Olive Hill Depot and Trailhead

Olive Hill Train Depot Open House, September 5, 2009

Hayes Property, West of Olive Hill

Brooks Property, South of Devil's Backbone

Sammons Hollow, Across the Tygart, West of Olive Hill to Three Pine

Mountain Top - Cory Road


The LITTLE SINKING CREEK TRAIL

The Louisville Fire Brick Section (Cory Road)

Grahn to Aden (just some Grahn photos now)

Aden - Fultz Fork


The LITTLE SANDY RIVER TRAIL

Fultz Fork - Four Mile

Four Mile - Leon

Leon to Bridge 3

Hill Rd., north of Bridge 3

Bridge 3 to Bridge 2

Bridge 2 to Bridge 1

Bridge 1 to Goodale

Goodale to Hitchins

Hitchins to Denton

Denton - Hogshead Hollow



C&O/CSX Mileage Markers & Deed Images for Current ROW Owners
Lexington MP 642.9 (old Union station) ... Morehead MP 577.7 .... Triplett Tunnel MP 569 Triplett MP 568.2 Bradmyr MP 567.9 Hayward MP 567.4 Montague MP 566.9 Shay 566.8 ....Carter / Rowan Co. Line.... Soldier Deed Book 218, Page 421-427 James Hall, 480' (or more) ROW (ref Garvin Deed Book I, Page 526 & Deed Book I Page 360) Deed Book 219, Page 93-98 Joe M. Thompson, 1.5 acres, 650' ROW (Ref. Garvin Deed Book I, page 360) Deed Book 220, Page 303-309 Chester Brewster & Dan Tackett, 52' & 86' & 181' ROW (ref. Underwood, Deed Book I, Page 77) Deed Book 210, Page 848-854 The Soldier Church of God, 1 acre, 450' ROW (Ref. Deed Book J, page 360 (?) & Deed Book L, Page 440)) Deed Book 216, Page 80 Richard Gifford, 7.25 acres, 4044' ROW, probably near Soldier (ref. Underwood, Deed Book I, Page 79) Enterprise MP 565.7 Deed Book 220, Page 303-309 Chester Brewster & Dan Tackett, 1.28 acres, 52' & 86' & 181' ROW Deed Book 213, Page 609-615 Randuff Hardin, 1.4 acres, 590' ROW Deed Book 213, Page 712-718 Eugene Davis, 2.2 acres, 646' ROW Deed Book 214, Page 847-852 Jewell Hall, .5 acres, 215' ROW Deed Book 216, Page 568 Curtis Porter, 5.6 acres, centerline of Ky. Rt. 174, 2440' ROW Tavern Rock MP 564.7 Deed Book 204, Page 411-417 Othelle Lykins, 3.53 acres, 1,537' ROW Deed Book 212, Page 154 - 160 Sherman Clark, near Lawton, 5 acres, 2198' ROW, GVS 1241+37, GVS 1257+02 Deed Book 225, Page 244-246 Tommy Reynolds, 5 acres, (deed error 10' s/b 100'), 2,198' ROW, Northeast of Sherman Clark land Lawton Junction MP 564.2 Tygart MP 563.8 Berry MP 563.4 Limestone MP 562.3 Oppenheimer MP 560.6 Koblitzell MP 560.3 Deed Book 210, Page 697-702 Erwin and Kiser Auto Supply, $500, west of SR 174, lengh of ROW unspecified Deed Book 234, Page 548-553 State Route 986 easment, .492 acre Deed Book 213, Page 66-71 Qualls Oil Co., .684 acre, east of Rt 174 south of US 60, 312' ROW Deed Book 226, Page 728- Housing Authority, HYDRECO Deed Book 216, Page 143 J. C. Raybourn, $1100, 2.2 acres, 950' ROW, east end of Housing Authority parcel Olive Hill MP 559.4 Deed Book 202, Page 288-294 First National Bank of Grayson, 14.82 acres, including passenger depot Deed Book 234, Page 548-553 Fred Collins, 1260' ROW, OH sewage treatment plant to east Tygart Creek Atlas MP Deed Book 040, Page 822-826 William Saulsbury et al to Dallas King, July 12, 2000 Deed Book 054, Page 509-511 Troy Latham to James Mosbey, overlaps Jackie Ruth tract??, Southeast of Hayes property Olive Hill, refers to deed book 206, page 403a, Tract 049.01 Deed Book 054, Page 720 Troy Latham to James Mosbey, Refers to Deed Book 206 Page 403A, May 11, 2001, East of Hayes property Olive Hill, Tract 049 Deed Book 058, Page 490 Ken-More Stone to Valley Stone, 5 acres, 3 parcels, July 13, 2001, * description required * Deed Book 074, Page 225-228 Dallas King to Mitchell Layne, Refers to Book 40 Page 822, Feb. 26, 2002, Tract 038.01 (foreclosed) Deed Book 092, Page 735-742 Mitchell Layne to Heritage Bank of Ashland (mortgage) Deed Book 116, Page 551-552 Mitchell Layne to Heritage Bank of Ashland (mortgage) Deed Book 160, Page 335-354 Devil's Backbone, Valley Stone Co. to Oldcastle Mountain Enterprises, Tract 048 Deed Book 182, Page 915-918 Reuben Webb to Dallas King, refers to Deed Book 138 Page 44, March 3, 1981 Deed Book 192, Page 741-742 Dallas King to Matthew Gregory, east of Hayes property, south of the Tygart, north of C&O ROW, References deeds J-193, 57-523, 178-910, 220-24, 40-822 & 37-438 Deed Book 213, Page 323-324 Mitchell Layne to Heritage Bank aka Citizens National Bank (foreclosed), north of Hayes property in Olive Hill. Ky., March 7, 2008, refers to Deed Book 74 Page 225, Tract 038.01 Deed Book 218, Page 476 Matthew Gregory, purchased for $6,500 on June 2, 2008; Tract 038.01 * Needs to be scanned * Deed Book 221, Page 089 Joseph Kuper, Tract 047, $305,000, 191 acres * Needs to be scanned * Brown’s MP 558.6 Summit Switches MP 556.7 Corey MP 555.5 Deed Book 213, Page 724-731 Louisville Fire Brick Co., 4.75 acres, 1,530' ROW Deed Book 114, Page 694-698 Coleman Binion, $2500, 29.36 acres east of tunnel, "east end of Louisville Fire Brick Parcel", 4,008' or 2,448, MM 553 to 551 ??! Grahn MP 553.5 Fireclay MP 553.3 Oats MP 553.0 Needle’s Eye Tunnel (Aden Tunnel) MP 552.5 Cannel Coal Co. MP 552.7 Littleton’s MP 552.7 Fultz MP 549.8 Deed Book 203, Page 266-274 Carter County, parcel 1: 1.5 mile ROW near Music, parcel 2: Fultz 1065' ROW, adjoints track sold to Carter County Fiscal Court Sinking Creek Tunnel,(Leon) Elevation 630 ft. MP 549.0 Pope MP 548.1 Leon MP 547.7 Goodale MP 546.0 Deed Book 197, Page 150-152 Carter County Fiscal Court, 52.83 acres, 3.79 mile ROW, MP 549.79 to MP 546, (Deed Book 195 page 494 citation is an error) Eastern Kentucky Junction MP 544.7 (Hitchins) Book 201, Page 124a- C&O right-of-way related deed - CSX to Madeline Patterson, Straight Creek, $18,000, 25.6 acres, Denton - Hitchins Road, CSX ROW implicitly included Little Fork MP 544.3 Mt.Savage MP 542.5 Mary Mines MP 541.8 Katy MP 541.6 Strait Creek MP 541.4 EL&BS Junction MP 541.0 Denton MP 540.6 Deed Book 211, Page 540-546 J. Fraley, 4,467' ROW ref. Plat 1, Page 210 "Near Denton" Burdette MP 539.0 Means Tunnel (Williams Creek Tunnel) MP 538.7 (MP 538) Deed Book 203, Page 266-274 Carter County, MP 538, parcel 1: 1.5 mile ROW near Music, parcel 2: Fultz 1065' ROW, adjoints track sold to Carter County Fiscal Court John’s Rock MP 537.9 Holts MP 537.1 Music MP 536.9 Deed Book 210, Page 575-580 Bobby G. Fannin, .57 acre, 250' ROW Deed Book 210, Page 598-603 Charles Conley, 1.38 acres, 600' ROW Deed Book 211, Page 181- Alonzo Horn, 280.5' ROW, Wards MP 536.1 Morning Glory MP 535.1 Norton Branch MP 534.7 Deed Book 210, Page 562-? Edward Fannin, 1.03 acres, 450' ROW Deed Book 210, Page 563-568 Danny Brainard, .76 acre, 320' ROW Deed Book 210, Page 659-664 Marie Burton, .52 acre, 450' of southern half of ROW Deed Book 211, Page 107-112 Sonja Green or Vaughn Thornsberry, 1.56 acres, 680' ROW Deed Book 216, Page 154 Grant Holly, .80 acre, Rt. 1654, 350' ROW Mine No. 10 MP 534.3 Burton MP 533.8 Deed Book 194, Page 442-448 Addington Inc., Between Coalton and Rush, 2.35 miles near Rush, in Carter and Boyd Co., MP 531.55 to MP 533.7 (near Burton) Rush Station MP 532.8 (Grant) Deed Book 210x, Page 542-546 Earsell Prince, 2.72 acres, 1185' ROW "near Grant" Deed Book 210, Page 621-626 Danny Burton, 4.07 acres, 1774' ROW "near Rush" Deed Book 204, Page 332- Cellen & Bonnie Lucas 12.11 acres, Rush(?), 1870' - 4800' m/l Deed Book 209, Page 682- Robert Lucas, $2390, 4.9 acres, 2140' ROW Kilgore MP 532.3 Carter/ Boyd Co. Line Bailey’s Mine MP 531.5 Coalton MP 530.4 - abandoned to Coalton - East of Coalton the line is still in use. Length of abandoned CSX Lexington to Coalton: 112.5 miles - Princess MP 528.8 Eastham Tunnel (Princess Tunnel) MP 528.6 Russell MP 528.2 Sturgil MP 527.9 Mead MP 526.3 Summit MP 524.3 (summit of a 3.5 mile climb; grades of .61%- .85%) May MP 522.3 Winslow MP 522.1 Pollard MP 521.1 Gulfco MP 520.6 Bellefonte MP 520.4 Ashland Tunnel El. 583 ft. MP 520.0 Ashland, MP 519.5 Coal & Iron Junction
C&O/CSX Mileage by County Fayette Co. - 13.6 miles Clark Co. - 13.8 miles Montgomery Co. - 20.2 miles Bath Co. - 5. 9 miles Rowan Co. - 19.2 miles Carter Co. - 37.9 mi Boyd Co. - 1.9 miles

Lists of ADJOINING Property Owners


Link to PVA Maps for Properties Abuting the Proposed Trail Right of Way

Our Carter County Trails Guidebook

Our Rails to Trails project brochure

Olive Hill Trail Topo Maps


Our Trail Construction Volunteers

Our Carter County Road Maintenace Dept. Crew

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