L&N GP7 no. 490 was one of the first such units built by EMD, with a build date of January 1950. It was the "class" unit of a six-engine order for the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis, which mer... (more)
One of the earlier gray and yellow repaints was RS-3 219, shown at Loyall in 1964. Notice the engine's unique Hancock air whistle, which mimicked the sound of a chime steam locomotive whistle perf... (more)
The original paint scheme on L&N 125 was starting to bleed through the all-black paint when the unit was photographed at Loyall in 1963. The dependable old Alcos did an outstanding job in mine run... (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)
The head brakeman of L&N through freight 65 rides the side ladder of FA-2 355 (recently repainted in the "new" gray and yellow scheme of that era) back to a coupling after a set-off of interchange... (more)
After noticing this David Harris image posted on RP (http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=384718), I located this shot of the very same unit at Appalachia in 1964. The F7A was constructed ... (more)
L&N 863 looks good on this sunny June afternoon, but the days of cab units on the L&N are drawing to a close.
L&N 1425 resting between trips at Corbin, KY || August 1973
L&N GPs and F units share this 1973 scene at Madisonville, KY
L&N GE U25C resting in Atlanta, summer 1973.
L&N RS-3 132 awaiting its next work at DeCoursey, KY in the summer of '73.
Three Alcos lead a string of empties out of the yard at Hazard on a rainy October day in 1980.
L&N C628 #1425 in Corbin, August '73.
L&N RS-3 #132 in Corbin, 8/73.