L&N 863 was very close to the end as she waited at the e.f. in Boyles Yard. I caught her on a Nashville freight a few days later and, though I didn't know it at the time, would never see another L... (more)
So dusty it looks more gray than black, 9436 - teamed with a Precision National geep - heads back to West End Yard after delivering a train to L&N's S&NA Yard. These run-throughs were an experimen... (more)
The power for the Artesia train - two former GM&O GP30s and an ex-IC GP9 - has been serviced and is rolling to the west end of the yard. They'll soon back down to their train, hook up, and then he... (more)
SD45s rest at M-town prior to heading west on the mainline. In the background a four-unit power set backs down to couple to a train headed for Albert Lea and the Twin Cities. The crew probably wis... (more)
Headed to switch industrial park on Montgomery's southwest side
Trailed by a rusty ex-CS caboose, a local heads out to work what's left of the old SAL on Montgomery's east side. After a crew member resets the smash board, 1220 starts south to work industries... (more)
Mobile was more generally B-B territory in GM&O and ICG days, but the C-Cs did make their way to the Gulf shores occasionally. On this nice January day 6044 - one of ten ex-CRI&P units acquired af... (more)
Among the last units to be delivered new in L&N gray and yellow, L&N 3573 and 3578 (EMD 12/74) lead a newer SD40-2 sister (3585 - EMD 9/77) adorned with the Family Lines scheme.
A northbound freight heads north toward Chattanooga behind a common power set in the early 1980s - all EMD, all B-B.
L&N leaned heavily to four-axle power through Montgomery back in the 1970s but, as this photo shows, the C-Cs showed up as well.
GARR 1031 is heading home to Chester Yard with a transfer cut from L&N as a crew member gets ready to drop off and flag the train across North Court Street.
A paper industry strike has the BAR in hibernation, and the weather is rotten, but you're in Oakfield looking at a yard full of F3As and BL2s, so no whining is allowed.