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Lousville & Nashville
Anything to do with the good ole L&N.
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Photo ID: 774683

As-built and de-powered Alcos team up to work the L&N yard in Corbin.

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: Corbin, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1303
Train ID: L&N switcher
Photo Date: August, 1977


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By: David Harris

Added: Jun 17, 2021

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Photo ID: 773959

As usual, there is L&N power up front on 214, a Cincy to NOLA train that was a combined effort between L&N and Western Railway of Alabama. That diamond-shaped concrete sign, however, is all West ... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 3012
Train ID: WofA 213
Photo Date: June, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: Jun 08, 2021

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Photo ID: 773958

Just after a summer shower, the L&N NOLA-Cincy run-through climbs the hill out of Opelika behind a cool collection of diesels- GP38-2/U25B/GP40/U23B.

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 4101
Train ID: WofA 214
Photo Date: June, 1974


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By: David Harris

Added: Jun 08, 2021

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Photo ID: 773567

When L&N and Western Railway of Alabama established Cincinnati-NOLA trains 213/214 in 1973 (early Family Lines days...), I do not think the trains worked anywhere between the endpoints. Within a ... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 6037
Train ID: WA 213
Photo Date: August 08, 1980


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By: David Harris

Added: Jun 04, 2021

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Photo ID: 772400

One of the last cab units left on L&N sits at the Boyles engine facility. I saw this unit at Cullman 15 days later, as trailing unit on the northbound long-distance local. It was last time I eve... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 863
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: May 21, 2021

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Photo ID: 772215

Western Railway of Alabama trains 213/214 were run-throughs in cooperation with L&N. Initiated in 1973, they were powered most days by GP38s and U23Bs, with a few GP30/35/40 mixed in. Far more u... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: GE U25B
Location: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1619
Train ID: WofA 213
Photo Date: February, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: May 19, 2021

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Photo ID: 771814

L&N eventually acquired a pretty big group of C420s, but not in the usual way. First, L&N purchased 16 new C420s from Alco, then two more were acquired with the takeover of the Tennessee Central,... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: Corbin, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1303
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1977


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By: David Harris

Added: May 14, 2021

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Photo ID: 771812

L&N GP30 1044, delivered in 1963, was badly damaged in a wreck in 1974. The rebuild resulted in an odd roof profile that combined elements of the original GP30 shape, with the newer Spartan cab s... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1044
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: May 14, 2021

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Photo ID: 771811

A three-builder set of locomotives has an empty coal rain really rolling just a few minutes out from the yard at Corbin.

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Alco C630
Location: Gay, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1425
Train ID: Coal empties
Photo Date: August, 1977


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By: David Harris

Added: May 14, 2021

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Photo ID: 771634

Fans talked about the CSX 'stealth scheme' when the first very plain, very gray C40-8s arrived around 1990, but L&N had gone stealth years before when in the mid-1970s they stopped painting loco n... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1030
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: May 12, 2021

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Photo ID: 771551

L&N 1030 and 1031 aren't much past their tenth birthdays, but they are already mostly relegated to service on secondary trains, like this long-distance local heading south from S&N Yard. On the r... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1030
Train ID: L&N south local
Photo Date: February, 1974


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By: David Harris

Added: May 11, 2021

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Photo ID: 771550

This is an absolutely typical power set for L&N unit coal trains in the 1970s, with three U30Cs and an SD40-2. The EMD would outlast the C-boats, but 1549 - renumbered 7243 - did make it into Sea... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: GE U30C
Location: Corbin, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1549
Train ID: Unit coal
Photo Date: August, 1977


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By: David Harris

Added: May 11, 2021

Views: 1,720
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Photo ID: 760828

Sometimes you'll never know what you will find next to the road in somebody's front yard. Here, we have a fading L&N caboose that has seen better days. If this was in my front yard, I would turn i... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Pineville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 6458
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 2021


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By: James Gentry

Added: Jan 22, 2021

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Photo ID: 760035

After nearly 60 years of control, parent Louisville & Nashville merged the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis on August 30, 1957. Photographer Henry Libby, photo from my collection.

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1811
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1958


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jan 15, 2021

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Photo ID: 759224

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 417
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1971


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Jan 06, 2021

Views: 1,916
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