A C-628 and an SD40-2 passing under the hump at the L&N's Decoursey Yard in Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati.
After making an overnight trip across Tennessee and Kentucky, CSX's business train lays over in Decoursey Yard.
What was once a bustling yard at the north end of the L&N is now home to hundreds of stored rail cars. Some of these will be rebuilt by Progress Rail (buildings visible at the top of the photo), b... (more)
1275 is taking a freight to Louisville KY. The L&N has just leased these units from the SCL. Notice the L next to the cab number.
With the formation of Conrail the DT&I gained operating rights into the L&N yard at DeCousery KY. This motive power might have come off DC 7.
Before L&N added these engines to their engine roster they leased them first. Noticed the L next to the number on the cab. This was a short lived deal with the L next to the number.
This is "Big Emma." When the Louisville & Nashville Railroad elected to seriously upgrade its freight motive power in the early '40s, it went whole-hog for a Baldwin-built variant of the Van Sweri... (more)
L&N's company photographer posed three brand new SD35s on the escape track under the hump at DeCoursey one evening in 1965 for this scene. The shot was used on the cover of an issue of the L&N Mag... (more)
L&N RS-3 132 awaiting its next work at DeCoursey, KY in the summer of '73.
A nice view of history!
With a light rain falling, three B&O GP-40s (4046, 3762, 3743) get a n/b m/t coal train moving out of Decoursey yard. 31JUL85
Local Yard Power waiting its next move, this old Geep has seen better days
Seaboard System SD-45-2 2057 leads a s/b at Decoursey yard. Most switching operations had been moved to Queensgate yard in Cincinnatti by this time. 12MAY85