Loyall, KY, May 1965: When the L&N dieselized and steam was gone, I was devastated. It took some time, but I made peace with the diesel thanks to the company's 107 Alco RS-3s----certainly my favor... (more)
The track and concrete footprint are all that remain of the RJ Corman locomotive shop in Guthrie, KY after being destroyed by fire on 10/5/2014. The 3 locomotives are still in the same spot they w... (more)
A northbound empty hopper train glides onto the CSX Big Sandy Subdivision at Elkhorn City as it approaches the humble Elkhorn City Railroad Museum and its outdoor collection of relics from railroa... (more)
The old steam back shop in Corbin was constructed in the '20s, and didn't have too much time left in this shot. A new locomotive shop and servicing center was built to the south of this site, and ... (more)
SOU unit sitting in Covington facility
A former Conrail SD80MAC leads a southbound unit coal train down the former L&N "KY" main at Patio, KY. The milepost indicates the distance to Cincinnati. The "KC" prefix notes... (more)
The track and concrete footprint are all that remain of the RJ Corman locomotive shop in Guthrie, KY after being destroyed by fire on 10/5/2014. The 3 locomotives are still in the same spot they ... (more)
A freshly painted Seaboard System U30C is m.u.ed to a pair of older (and smaller) U25Bs on a mixed freight at the south end of the East Yard at Corbin. The silo in the distance belongs to U.S.Stee... (more)
On the north side of the Corbin locomotive shop, a number of units are lined up awaiting attention inside. The ready track is to the far right, so they units are not for immediate service. CSX Tra... (more)
A pair of 4-axle GE's leads local J765 south out of Louisville.
Local T79 heads west between Shelbyville and Louisville with two former SOU GP38-2's on a perfect winter evening.
Hopper train LG3 rolls south through scenic Spring Lick, Kentucky on a perfect September afternoon.
Empty hoppers head south at Summit behind a mother/slug and three geeps.
Highball to Etowah! Three big SD50s are wound up to the "company notch" south of Corbin a few miles as they head to Etowah, TN and points south with gusto. Apparently there wasn't suffic... (more)
At Corbin in 1983, Seaboard System 3208 is a former SCL GE Road Mate. These high-tech slugs (25 in all) were delivered with a group pf U36Bs. SCL used them in Florida's bone value for a time. Two ... (more)