Louisville & Nashville C420 1325 works in the yard in Corbin, Kentucky. The Alco started life as Monon 508.
FP7A 690 had an interesting history. L&N had a big fleet of FP7As, but as passenger service declined, most were re-geared and put into freight service. In 1966, the ten FP7As with the best steam... (more)
A long gone sight A L&N GE U25C # 1516 leads a coal train out on line near Evansville Indiana on a nice fall day in october 1978
L&N #73 switching Strawberry Yard.
L&N #306 & L&N #302 at South Louisville Shops in Louisville,KY.
L&N #99 with L&N #797 leading at Louisville Union Station.
L&N #9 “Pan American” with L&N 786 leading at Louisville Union Station.
Somehow I can't think of these as "buttheads" in the classic since, what with the road trucks and all. Great place to railfan down south in the 80s. Did you ever wonder if "railfa... (more)
Early in the Seaboard System merger we got some "exotics" before some idiot took a spray can to them.
I like the locomotive but transfer cabeese are some of my favorites, because most are one-offs and they sure look good in the winter with a wisp of smoke coming from the stack. Photo by my old pa... (more)
Another good day a Corbin, now practically a ghost town rail-wise.
The later L&N 40s went into anticipated number series that never panned out. This one is reasonably new. Incidentally, my notes say "best railfan day ever". And why not? They still h... (more)