The point unit for the Reno Fun Train carries some unusual wild life above its front coupler.
The late Herb Taylor sands a GP9 at Andover in 1968. At the time, Andover was a busy terminal with seven to eight Interstate mine runs, three or four Southern locals and mine runs, a round the clo... (more)
A full frontal view of the classic lines of an Alco FA-2. The 306 was clobbered in a memorable derailment at Artemus, KY during a protracted labor dispute on the L&N in 1955. Vandals lined a main ... (more)
L&N train 66 sets of an extra unit (an RS-3) at Loyall. Engines 313 and 321 rotated regularly on trains 65 and 66 between Corbin and Norton for many years, since they were equipped with two-way ra... (more)
L&N Corbin-Norton through freight 65 enters the yard at Loyall---meeting a northbound Lynch Turn led by a former Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis F7.
"When the Roll is Called Up Yonder, I'll be There..." An NS westbound rumbles by the Horton Summit Baptist Church on a Spring day in 2004.
The L&N roundhouse at Loyall, Ky was built in 1921. In the late '50s, after steam was gone (in 1956), five of the nine stalls were demolished, leaving four intact. Except for the equipment---and o... (more)
A TVRM conductor swings off an ex-L&N ACF streamlined coach built for the 1946 "Humming Bird." The scene has a certain air of authenticity, even though it's over four decades removed from the "Bir... (more)
Consecutively-numbered RS-3s 175 and 176 burble along on a summer afternoon long ago at Loyall, KY. The sand car on the right was built by the L&N in its South Louisville Shops on the frame of a s... (more)
Pennington agent/operator J.B.Chadwell points a finger at an approaching motorist at the crossbuck-only unprotected crossing near the depot. He's flagging to allow train 864 to get a "run for the ... (more)
A wheelset for a Southern Silverside coal gon is being changed out at Andover Shop in 1969.
Two MofW workers are replacing ties in the yard tracks at Andover in 1969.
A shop worker checks the lube oil filter on Southern SD35 3035 at Andover in the fall of 1968.
A pace shot along old US 23--this CSX EMD is in full voice as it heads toward Kentucky with a string of empty unit train hoppers.
The conductor on a CSX westbound climbs back up after completing the roll by of an eastbound, whose pushers are now passing.