The headend crew waits in the relatively cool shade of Union Station's dilapidated train shed. May in Nashville can be pretty hot, so anybody in the caboose is likely several degrees warmer.
Two geep-powered freights sit at the north end of the combined L&N/SCL yard. The last crew member is boarding 3014, so it will be first out for Birmingham.
This locomotive was spotted at the north end of Sharon Yard.
Louisville & Nashville road switcher/slug combinations face off in Corbin, Kentucky. A U25B and slug are in the foreground, while an RS-36 paired with a cut-down RS3 point the opposite way in the ... (more)
The majority of the power at Louisville & Nashville’s yard in Corbin, Kentucky in May, 1982 was painted in the Family Lines scheme. A few nice examples of pure L&N paint was present, including th... (more)
It's only been a few years since the L&N takeover of the Hoosier Line (Monon) between Louisville and Chicago as a southbound manifest runs the streets of Bedford, Indiana. Seemingly continually en... (more)
Backdropped by a 'healthy' dose of U.S. Steel air pollution, SD40 1254 models one of the early variants of L&N's gray and yellow scheme, exhibiting slanted yellow numbers and letters outlined in b... (more)
Louisville & Nashville GP30 1036 at Flomaton, Alabama. This engine would later become Seaboard System 1367. (January 27, 1973)
GP30s still in the early L&N gray-and-yellow scheme (slanted letters and numbers/black outline on numbers and letters) get a little attention.
SW1500 with new, or newly-repainted, cab in Boyles Yard. This newer section of the yard must have been expensive, considering how much rock was removed.
Early flood-loaded unit train at Merna, using four 16-notch throttle GE U25Cs loading upgrade on a 3 percent hill.
Louisville & Nashville GP30 1040 is dwarfed by the massive coaling tower at Flomaton, Alabama. Note the old L&N logo cast into the concrete on the 1943-built coaling tower.
Waiting for service at Brewer yard engine facilities.
Two old warriors rest at Brewer yard.
Extra 1210 South from Louisville passes C628 1411, trailing unit on a Knoxville Turn--N. End of the West Yard at Corbin.