This is the old steam-era backshop at Corbin--which continued to service diesels until it was replaced in the mid-1980s with a new shop. Four FA-2s are seen here---plus a pair of Alco B-B trucks b... (more)
Back in the day, not only did trains have cabooses--but they changed them out from division to division. At Corbin, an Alco S4 has just tacked on a Knoxville & Atlanta Division wooden hack to repl... (more)
An old, rusty L&N 40-foot box car in MofW service still carried "The Old Reliable" slogan when photographed in 1984.
Back in 1987 on a trip to Colorado, I photographed my first "Oakway"---the memorable blue and white EMD leaser SD60s that BN assigned to its Powder River coal trains. Two decades later, 9090 from... (more)
A C&M mine run and another crew are ready to roll from the north end of the west yard at Corbin.
Extra 920 South from DeCoursey arrives at Corbin on a July day in 1964 as storm clouds gather to the north.
This is the last of this model I have for upload. I miss 'em.
A nice lashup of SD40-2, SD45, and a C30-7 on this coal train.
Late in service photo of this old favorite. Note recently plated-over cab windows and the EMD style class lights. Someone said rednecks are charming due to their wonderful lack of sophistication... (more)
Nice fresh paint looking good, slug mom, yard switcher.
A regular afternoon train at this time was this one which always had a SOU unit or two.
The moneysaving removal of the brakewheel is evident here. Where was the FRA?
For some reason the number and the sublettering were giving the usual CSX attention to detail.
On of the later -2s idles in the terminal. Remarkably the strobes are still undamaged.
This is one of the four L&N orginals, not an SCL castoff. One wonders if these units ever pulled a passenger train, even in a test. Man, I'd like to have that shot.