"Rollin' Down the Poor Fork": On May 31, 1980, L&N GP18 number 904 is panned as it rolls down the river toward Loyall with its train of loaded coal hoppers. This is the Poor Fork Mine Ru... (more)
L&N's 1958-era locomotive paint scheme, as exhibited by RS3 number 118, was rather sombre, but it was typical for the times as railroads chose simpler and more economic liveries for their locomoti... (more)
This former L&N locomotive is working the big tie treatment plant just east of the main line, moving gons of treated and untreated timbers.
On a perfect fall afternoon, NS 8114 leads NS 295 through the Green River Valley near McKinney, KY
NS 8114, the original NS unit, leads NS 295 as it sprints south toward Danville
R. J. Corman's empty aluminum train heads back for a reload as they pass through Midway.
ACL only bought one SDP and this was it. It became SCL, then L&N, then SBD and wound up switching the yard in the coal country. How I would love to see a shot of this one in the glory days, hand... (more)
This unit started out on L&N and was fortunate enough to stay home moving cars around the big yard and its environs.
The three RJ Corman locomotives destroyed by fire on 10/5 have been detrucked and moved for salvage and scrapping. From left to right are 7918, 3814, and 1605. The 1605 had just been painted in ... (more)
Though we weren't happy about the lack of engines, I think most railfans were happy that the new units had preserved "the greatest profile in dieseldom".
Shop forces have used a little ingenuity on the numberboards of this former-C&O unit now clad in the somber tones known as "stealth".
These units and slugs had become the yard switchers here in those days and as Corbin was a showplace, they had a nice paint job.