This image is one of twelve (12) in a double-page spread in the August 1985 issue of Trains Magazine. It was part of the cover story that month--"The CC&O Connection"---a piece I wrote o... (more)
The eccentric crank and rods of L&N 4-6-2 #152 in repose at Kentucky Railway Museum.
After running from New Orleans as L&N 414, this run-through train will shortly be on the rails of the West Point Route, where it will operate as train 214 to Atlanta. This was in the early days o... (more)
L&N Alco C430 2260 was on its fourth and last road number when photographed in yard service (with a slug built from an RS-3) at Corbin in 1980. The unit was built as Alco demonstrator 430-3 in 196... (more)
L&N #405 leads the Tennessee Central RY museum's Santa train tords Lebanon, TN
This nondescript control stand was EMD's standard for many years. In this case, it belongs to former Louisville & Nashville GP30 number 1030. The geriatric veteran now pulls excursion trains at Oa... (more)
L&N U28C 1531, plus two GE cousins, both U30Cs, is recrewed and ready to roll south of Etowah, TN at the south end of Corbin's East yard. The silos in the background belong to Arch Mineral (previo... (more)
L&N 781 and 773 (E7 and E6) await the next passenger train at Louisville. There were always two "protect" units stationed here.
This was taken on August 5, 1968 at the 10th Street "Roundhouse" serving Louisville Union Station. The units on the left have brought the southbound Pan-American in this day, and the two... (more)
L&N SDs pay a visit to the fuel rack.
A bay window caboose is on a southbound freight and a classic 40' boxcar is in the background at the former Monon yard in 1973.
L&N runthroughs initiated in the early 1970s brought a little color to the West Point Route. Power was mostly GP38s and U23Bs with other B-Bs mixed in. In this shot, a portion of Auburn Universi... (more)
An L&N crew waits to add private car Florida Surf to the rear of the Floridian. The car was built by Pullman in 1954 for the NC&StL.