RailPictures.Net Photo: LN 157 Louisville & Nashville Alco RS-3 at Harlan, Kentucky by Ron Flanary
 
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Louisville & Nashville (more..)
Alco RS-3 (more..)
Harlan Junction (more..)
Harlan, Kentucky, USA (more..)
February, 1968
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LN 157 (more..)
LN X188North (more..)
Ron Flanary (more..)
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Extra 188 North is putting away its train of empty hoppers in the storage tracks at Harlan Junction on a February afternoon in 1968. The four RS3s are certainly classic, but wooden cupola caboose 128--which many L&N fans termed a "Little Woody"--is notable for still being in service this late date. South Louisville Shops was then cranking out many new steel bay window cabs to update the L&N's fleet, but in a few places, the old cabs hung on a little longer. While all the RS3s went to scrap, ironically the 128 survived. It was assigned to the Corbin wrecker outfit for a few years, and then purchased by a private individual. It was restored and can be seen today in Corbin.
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