A Merna to Jac Mac (Georgia) unit coal train rolls northbound toward Corbin on a dreary early April day in 1966.
A Merna to Jac Mac (Georgia) unit coal train rolls northbound toward Corbin on a dreary early April day in 1966. This run normally was handled by four of the big U-boats, because of their 16-notch... (more)
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)
The Loyall-Varilla mine run eases to a stop at Wilhoit for a CTC-meet with a southbound Lynch Turn. The tender attached to the old wooden camp car on the house track probably passed this way the p... (more)
The L&N eventually ended up with the largest fleet of Alco C420s in the country before they were retired----including this one, which was completed in August 1965 as Seaboard Air Line no. 131 (lat... (more)
L&N 152 refuels on the main line at Wilhoit, KY in this bit of improvisation. The engine was en route from Corbin to Loyall----with its final destination for the day just three miles ahead.
CSX 404 North holding for a southbound at Wilhoit.
CSX 6413 leads a northbound ballast train as it passes the abandoned Shamrock Fuels coal load out at Wilhoit, KY.
L&N freights 65 (left) and 66 meet at Wilhoit, Kentucky, on the Cumberland Valley Division.
Mty Gatliff train (Sante Cooper gons) detoured via Loyall, en route to Corbin, Ky.
Sign of the times. A Loyall Turn passes the recently idled Shamrock Fuels Tipple at Wilhoit on the CV Subdivision.