RailPictures.Net Photo: LN 306 Louisville & Nashville Alco FA-2 at Loyall, Kentucky by Ron Flanary
 
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Louisville & Nashville (more..)
Alco FA-2 (more..)
L&N Cumberland Valley Division (more..)
Loyall, Kentucky, USA (more..)
January 28, 1968
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LN 306 (more..)
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Ron Flanary (more..)
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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 line switch against a northbound coal train, led by the 306, and it struck a standing cut of stored hopper cars, with predictably bad results. It was rebuilt, however, and spent many more years lugging tonnage for the "Old Reliable."
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