Lester Pearsall has had a love for trains ever since Santa brought a Lionel set to him and his brother when he was a 6-year-old kid growing up in Valley Station.
It was a trip to the Kentucky Railway Museum for his 50th birthday three years ago, however, that rekindled the Mt. Sherman resident’s love for life on the rails.
“They let me ride in the cab of the locomotive, and, it was a blast,” Pearsall said. “I was hooked.”