Looking north towards the long gone train shed, this is the view of Nashville Union Station that approaching trains came at. The station is now a museum.
Built by the Louisville & Nashville to serve as the main train station in downtown Nashville, this beautiful old terminal is now an upscale hotel. The train shed and station tacks are gone althoug... (more)
When the L&N Railroad completed the "CC&O Connection" linking its Martin's Fork Branch in Harlan County, KY to the original Cumberland Valley Division at Hagans, VA (via a switchback) in... (more)
Alco C420s, a pair of EMD GP7s, two GE U23Bs, and a U30C populate the ready tracks at the L&N's Loyall, KY engine terminal on May 26, 1980. A former SCL C420's nose can be seen on the far right po... (more)
The intricate Louisville and Nashville logo and paint scheme is seen on the nose of EMD GP7 No. 405 at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, on a rainy May 9, 2014.
Empty and loaded coal trains - each led by one of L&N's 1200-class SD40s - pass on the double track just north of Corbin. Don't know what power is trailing 1239, but 1232 is assisted by 3,000hp C... (more)
Atlanta-bound run-through train 214 passes the old WofA coaling tower (still there in 2015) and bangs across the double crossing with Southern.
Next to GP38s (and GP38-2s) U23Bs were the most common power of L&N run-through trains that began using the WofA in 1973. On this day, 2739 fronted a set that included another U23B, two GP30s an... (more)
U23Bs in L&N and CSX colors share space t the former L&N facility in Gadsden.
An L&N GE U30C leads two other units on eastbound coal in the morning at Tucker.
An L&N GP38AC is leading four other units as an eastbound freight pulls over the summit of the grade at Tucker.
Not all of L&N's coal is on the east end. These empties are just north of the Tennessee line as they head back to the mines in west Kentucky for reloading.
LN yard job switching Corbin