A southbound unit coal train crawls upgrade at Blackwood, VA. This route was abandoned in 1986, but it's still in place--and owned by Norfolk Southern for several years. It appears unlikely it wil... (more)
Three wide-open L&N F-units shove a northbound coal train over the top of Elkatawa Hill at Yeadon, KY. Caboose 1208 is brand new--a product of L&N's big South Louisville Shops. All these years lat... (more)
This is my first "action" shot: an L&N RS-3 working the first trick yard job at Loyall in April 1960. The shutter speed on my Kodak Brownie (the camera had no settings, so all you did was load the... (more)
L&N through freight 66 rolls through fresh snow at Appalachia--passing the town hall, and its prominent fire whistle. So typical for the L&N at the time, the motive power is a mix of Alco and EMD ... (more)
The 1987 L&N Historical Society convention in Corbin, KY featured a memorable night shot where the High Line crossed the CV Sub main. The convention was held in October, but two months earlier, Ga... (more)
eastbound road freight near Mobile, AL
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)
One of the first "action" photos I ever took: L&N train 65 is ready to depart Appalachia behind FA2 321 and three RS3s. The track in the foreground is the Southern, connecting to the Interstate ya... (more)
Third of three shots: L&N Corbin-Norton fast freight 855 departs Appalachia, VA on a gloomy morning with a mixed bag of chips, coal and "high cars."
The Louisville & Nashville was a class act. I rest my case.
L&N local returning to Wauhatchie Yard from downtown Chattanooga with GP7 #414 for power // October 1974
L&N F units at Madisonville, KY during the summer of '73.
With a thunderstorm about to arrive CSX 7577 leads
its train into Pensacola.
The eastbound Sunset Limited makes a station stop at Pensacola.