Western Maryland FA-2 303 presents the classic Alco profile as it awaits its next trip up the hill while working helper duty at Williamsport, MD. Following its retirement by the WM in 1972, this l... (more)
All four of the Western Maryland's Alco FA-2s teamed up with an F7 to push hard on the rear of a loaded coal train off the Baltimore & Ohio as it climbs Williamsport Hill en route to Hagerstown, M... (more)
CP Alco 4093 spends the night at the CP engine facility in Sault Ste. Marie, ON in October of 1972. Russ Porter slide from my collection.
Louisville & Nashville Alco FA-2 369 and two RS-3s at Williamsburg, Kentucky.
I know it's an ALCO but there is a steam engine back there. WM 301 leads helpers for Reading 2102. A Roger Puta Photograph
Westbound approaching the Roslyn station.
L&N Extra 319 South--a Corbin to Lynch, KY turnaround job--stops at Loyall, KY in observance of the train order signal at the stop position. The engineer is inside signing for a Form 31 train orde... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
WM FA-2s 301, 302, 303, and 304 plus SD40 7434. A Roger Puta Photograph
Being readied for an eastbound freight
This is one of my earliest "action" shots (although I think the train is standing still at the moment). This was taken in December 1960 at the north end of the yard at Loyall, KY. Throug... (more)
EMD B unit 718 is lashed up with four Alco’s as L&N’s southbound freight arrives Corbin, Ky. on July 15, 1964 for a crew change.
"You Can't Beat City Hall"
My hometown of Appalachia, VA had an impressive brick municipal building directly beside the main line tracks of the L&N and Southern. It was the perfe... (more)
One of the last L&N Alco FA-2s in road service leads train 864 at Loyall, KY in early 1968. The remaining Alco cab and booster units on L&N's roster were soon congregated at DeCoursey Yard south o... (more)
Two Alco cabs and a pair of RS3s are pulling this southbound Lynch Turn into Loyall in late 1965. The head "shack" is ready to drop off to make the cut so the extra can set off a cut of ... (more)