L&N RS36 No. 911 and C420 No. 1363 idle the night away on the roundhouse tracks at Ravenna, KY on June 1, 1978. No. 911 started out its life on Tennessee Central and No. 1363 on Seaboard Air Line... (more)
The era had ended for one item in this photo, possibly two. The main purpose for the water plug had ended years earlier. By this time U25C No. 1505 was living on borrowed time. New power was ar... (more)
SCL/LN SD40-2 #3573 sporting a fresh coat of Family Lines paint at Ravenna, KY in September 1980.
A pair of U30Cs work the yard at Ravenna in April 1990.
Originally Tennessee Central
I can't let the night go by without an Alco. Somehow that jaunty bell on the ex-Monons just seem to set them apart.
In those days it seemed like L&N changed the Corbin Division switchers every year and we didn't figure this would be here long so we just sad for a couple of hours and drank in the sound, burble b... (more)
CSX 173 leads a TVA Bull Run unit train into Ravenna Yard for a crew change. After stopping, the consist spent exactly 8 minutes in town before the new crew had her rolling south toward Hazard.
A single southbound hopper train sits on the main at recently downgraded Ravenna Yard. Once jam-packed with hoppers, Ravenna now sports only 4 yard tracks and the main, enough to make a railfan c... (more)
U30C #1479 leads a coal train into the yard at Ravenna. The L&N had some pretty nasty track conditions during this period.
Looking like it has a flat tire, CSX 8858 sits in a dip on one of Ravenna's two remaining yard tracks. They better change it fast, the train was called for departure 15 minutes ago.
A lonely coal train awaits a new crew in a very empty Ravenna Yard.
L&N C420 1330 and U30C 1545 hold the main for a meet with a hopper train led by SD40-2 3583 at Cow Creek, just east of Ravenna, KY. K64, Yashica TL Electro-X
South East Coal Company's GP38-2 gets serviced at Ravanna before returning to her coal hauling duties on the EK Sub.