Four L&N RS-3s are handling through freight number 65 at the north end of the long siding at Wilhoit, KY on a perfectly dreary winter day in the Appalachians. At the time, this run would usually b... (more)
Corbin (KY) to Norton (VA) through freight 65 picks up an extra RS-3 at Loyall to handle some additional southbound tonnage. The extra Alco will lug 1325 additional tons on the run to the N&W inte... (more)
The head brakeman of L&N through freight 65 rides the side ladder of FA-2 355 (recently repainted in the "new" gray and yellow scheme of that era) back to a coupling after a set-off of interchange... (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.
On a spring afternoon many years ago, L&N freights 66 (left) and 65 perform a CTC-controlled meet at Wilhoit, KY--just a few miles outside of Loyall on the route to Corbin. Headend crews on both t... (more)
One of the first "action" photos I ever took: L&N train 65 is ready to depart Appalachia behind FA2 321 and three RS3s. The track in the foreground is the Southern, connecting to the Interstate ya... (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)
L&N Corbin to Norton through freight no. 65 makes a smoky Alco departure from Appalachia on an early summer day in 1965. Head brakeman Jack Reece is on the front mugging for the photographer, plus... (more)
L&N train 65 passes beneath Southern's Belmont unit train on a snowy day at Roaring Branch.
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)
I recall this as an important event: the first time I saw (and photographed) an all-gray/yellow L&N locomotive consist. Even though it was raining, I managed to get a few shots (albeit on Tri-X bl... (more)