L&N Alco C430 2260 was on its fourth and last road number when photographed in yard service (with a slug built from an RS-3) at Corbin in 1980. The unit was built as Alco demonstrator 430-3 in 196... (more)
A freshly painted Seaboard System U30C is m.u.ed to a pair of older (and smaller) U25Bs on a mixed freight at the south end of the East Yard at Corbin. The silo in the distance belongs to U.S.Stee... (more)
After an earlier test shot to see if the set-up would work, this over and under at Corbin was done as a night photo shoot for attendees at the 1987 convention of the L&N Historical Society. The po... (more)
Units in yard service take a short break at the south end of the west yard at Corbin.
The daily southbound run of intermodal train 45 arrives at Corbin, KY from Cincinnati (actually DeCoursey Yard in northern Kentucky). After a crew change from the Cincinnati Division "KY"... (more)
L&N Alco C628 number 1411 did not have a long service life. Along with five other L&N six motor units, she was totaled in a horrendous head-on collision at Amherst, TN on May 12, 1969. Four years ... (more)
The "class" unit of L&N's group of Alco C628s idles under the old coaling and sanding tower at Corbin, KY. The big Alcos were unusually prone to being dirty, owing to a combination of co... (more)
An Atlanta-Cincinnati freight is stopped for a crew change in Corbin, KY. Traffic on this once-busy corridor is way down because of declines in coal production.
Seaboard System GP30 1370--shown in company with two U30Cs--had only recently been renumbered from L&N 1034 in this first year after the demise of the Old Reliable. The FRA ended up getting on the... (more)
Richard Beal photo:
Sitting outside the freshly re"signed" engine shop at Corbin, KY. An old Clinchfield warrior suns herself.
A mixed set of Alco cabs units with a couple of "torpedo tube" dual purpose GP7s is lined up at Corbin for a northbound tonnage coal train for DeCoursey (Cincinnati).
This paint scheme was, without much debate, as drab as anything one could see. However, the gold lettering and red herald at least added more color than today's NS scheme.
SD70MAC, SD40-2, B36-7 @ Corbin
Just after daybreak on the first day of August, NB intermodal Q142-01 waits out a track curfew on the KY main with a nice lashup of UP EMD SD70Ms (4726 & 4491) on the point.