Framed by the side door to the roundhouse (now gone), L&N C420 waits outside for its next mine run assignment.
Power for today's Loyall-Varilla Mine Run backs toward its train at the north end of the yard at Loyall. The crew will spend the afternoon and evening working mines along the Puckett's Creek Branc... (more)
On a cold day in the eastern Kentucky mountains, Norton, VA-bound through freight 65 rolls into Loyall behind five RS-3s. Much of the 8000 horsepower has been wasted on the mostly waterlevel run f... (more)
The conductor of the pusher crew makes the joint on a southbound unit coal train at Loyall, KY. The two unit pusher will stay with the train nearly 100 miles before cutting off and returning to Lo... (more)
L&N C420 No. 1353 and RS11 No. 952 leave the engine terminal at Loyall, KY on Nov. 13, 1977 for another of the many mine runs operating out of the yard. Coal was booming at the time in Eastern Ke... (more)
Four L&N RS-3s are serviced and m.u.ed for an evening Dorchester Junction Turn. The quartet will be hauling 5300 tons of coal and steel in a few hours---maximum tonnage for four of these units sou... (more)
This is the result of a serious sideswipe incident between a loaded aluminum hopper and something else. Not only did much of the coal spill from the gapping hole created by the collision, the loss... (more)
L&N 321 was the last domestic cab unit constructed by Alco (in 1956). Six years later, it leads the daily Norton-Corbin through freight as it makes a pick up at Loyall's north end.
Late in the evening, a late-running train 65 has just picked up another unit (GP18 463, on the rear) to add to its F9A, F7B, RS3 mix of power. Together, these four units should handle the train's ... (more)
L&N RS3s 138 and 129 await assignments at the small engine terminal at Loyall almost 45 years ago.
A pair of Alco C420s awaits a call to mine run duties at the coalfield terminal at Loyall, KY.
L&N 1310 at Loyall, KY in October 1980.
A year and half into Seaboard System's short existence, an ex-Clinchfield unit shares pit space with former L&N power in the coalfield terminal of Loyall, Kentucky.
L&N engineer "Tiny" Ellison mugs for the photographer before he takes Extra 1414 North out of Loyall toward Corbin.
This was the remnants of the once nine-stall roundhouse at Loyall, KY---reduced to just four stalls after the end of steam. Alas, the condemned structure was razed a few months ago.