Nee L&N, Ex SBD, this old warhorse is one of the yard units on this date. Note how the old steam generator compartment was trucated, apparently to make a better end walk.
The last one I ever saw, at an extremely late date. Dead and probably retired, how did it survive?
Looking out from the old Corbin backshop
Northbound train #44, the'“Autovan,' makes a crew change at Corbin, KY.
CSXT 4288 hit a log car back in December 2006. The unit is waiting to be scrapped.
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.
Cumberland Valley Division dispatcher D. Horn sits in front of the CTC machine that controlled the main line from Corbin to Loyall, Kentucky.
Ex-NKP Berk 765 is in her "C&O 2765" garb at Corbin, KY on a 1993 excursion on CSX.
A solid lashup of eight assorted Helm Leasing units (6082, 9033, 7201, 6310, 9038, 9013, 6085, 6304) is backing into the yard at Corbin, Kentucky.
A very tired looking B36-7 leads a southbound empty ballast train that is waiting for a crew at Corbin, Kentucky.
Northbound "Autovan"--dedicated "Tote" and rack train between Atlanta and Cincinnati....slowing at Corbin for a main line crew change at the depot.
Power for CV Extra 836 South--two F-units and two Alco RS-3s.
Southbound "Autovan" with more mixed freight than autos and "Totes" gets under way again after a crew change. Next stop: Etowah.
Somber black power of the L&N--including an F9 just in from Louisville (via the Lebanon Branch), and an Alco switcher--line up for sand at the old steam-era coaling dock.
Four O&W units are on the loaded "Green Train" at Corbin, awaiting a KD crew before rolling south.