L&N's CV Division Norton (VA) to Corbin (KY) daily through freight no. 66 eases by the old passenger station at Appalachia on a snowy morning. The F7/Alco FB-2/F7/Alco RS-3 mix on the point makes ... (more)
Three old geeps climb the grade from Gantt's Quarry back to Sylacauga. There they'll head to Talladega, where they will move over to SCL rails for the trip back to Boyles Yard in Birmingham. In ... (more)
This will never happen again..... P960 the Return to Service Inspection Train glides along the Pensacola Bay shore. This is the first time in 11 years that Amtrak has ran along this route. The ro... (more)
For the first time in over a decade, Amtrak passes thru on its way on the Sunset Route in the Florida panhandle. The train stayed overnight in Pensacola before heading on east to Jacksonville, Flo... (more)
Q602 has just arrived from Pensacola and the Engineer is tying the last hand brake as the conductor makes his way to the yard office. Apparently there are no rested crews to take the train on towa... (more)
An old former L&N warrior awaits another assignment.
Yeah, it's BNSF, but it doesn't say so and it on the Gulf Coast, where it shouldn't be, which is neat. This one used to be in "Kodachrome", see elsewhere on this site.
A northbound cab hop rolls through Pennington, VA, headed for Kentucky. Two L&N U30Cs bracket a "borrowed" SCL SDP35. The steel bay window cab was built at L&N's shops in Louisville, and... (more)
There was a time when it was photographically worth the wait until the end of a train came along. Of course today, there's just an EOT hanging on the rear drawhead--hardly an attractive subject. I... (more)
Probably the last L&N "Little Woody" caboose in service was the 128, which ran on the Corbin wreck train during the early to mid-'70s. This classic vehicle was on the rear as the wrecker... (more)