L&N 4-6-2 #152 leads a Kentucky Railway Museum excursion train on on the former L&N Cumberland Valley line in the Fall of 1986. The train is in coal country as evident to the left of the train. Th... (more)
October 19, 1987: I think Garland McKee was with us this day. Dave and Jill Oroszi, Rick Acton, and I'm not sure who else were chasing this CSX special that ran from Harlan to Frankfort. Kentucky ... (more)
A southbound hopper train rolls along the Cumberland River just south of Artemus en route to the Straight Creek Branch for loading. The second track is actually the lead for a coal load out.
The CV Local is working a small coal operation at Artemus, KY. This was the connection to and a remnant of the old Artemus & Jellico Railroad, a short line that had gone belly up many years earlie... (more)
Louisville & Nashville K2A Pacific number 152 roars "south" (railroad direction, that is--but east in actual direction) from Corbin to Loyall, KY with an excursion train. This was the second of fi... (more)
This photo was taken by an L&N company photographer on a scenic stretch of main line near Artemus, KY. The river to the right is the division's namesake: the Cumberland. Baldwin-built "Big Emma" M... (more)
This derailment occurred during the infamous 1955 strike on the L&N Railroad. On Saturday, April 23, 1955, engines 306, 238, 117 and 301 (two FA2 Alco cab units spliced by two RS3 road switchers) ... (more)
On a one-way, 68-mile ferry trip from Corbin to Loyall, 152 has the hammer down as it curves by the old passenger flag stop at Keels, Kentucky. Ex-Monon BL2 32 is behind for extra tractive effort.... (more)
My first train photo: This was the day after a northbound 95-car coal train (from Loyall to Corbin) collided with 90 empty hoppers stored on the center siding at Artemus. This was during a system-... (more)
Working the remnants of the old Artemus & Jelico RR, the CV Local has three ex-L&N units today. The lead unit was L&N 4015, the U25B 1626, and finally ex-4041, a GP38AC.
Northbound up the CV Subdivision through lovely downtown Artemus, a Loyall Turn rolls toward Corbin with 55 loads out of the recently reopened Bardo loadout on the Catron's Creek Branch near Harla... (more)