Next to GP38s (and GP38-2s) U23Bs were the most common power of L&N run-through trains that began using the WofA in 1973. On this day, 2739 fronted a set that included another U23B, two GP30s an... (more)
GP35 1122 leads a trio of newer GP38s on run-thru train that used A&WP/WofA between Atlanta and Montgomery.
As Family Lines started to become an operational reality in the early 1970s, both SCL and L&N established run-through trains that used the A&WP/WofA between Atlanta and Montgomery. For the first ... (more)
WofA 213 was an L&N run-thru that typically ran with U23Bs and GP38s, along with a few other 2nd-gen geeps. But on this February day, an SDP35 leads a GP30, SD40 and GP38.
CSX uses big C-Cs on coal coming into mobile these days, but in the early 1980s, L&N went through a period where it seemed they thought GP38s were the perfect power for every application. In this ... (more)
In 1980 you could generally still identify the L&N and SCL run-throughs and the West Point Route trains by their power, but that would start changing soon as 'Family Lines' went from marketing gim... (more)
This run-through has just picked-up a new crew for the jaunt down L&N to Mobile, but they haven't quite entered L&N rails so I stuck with the WofA train number. U23B 2707 is a former Monon unit, a... (more)
Runthru trains 213/214, initiated in 1973, generally ran over A&WP/WofA between Atlanta and Montgomery with L&N power. Though they were a big step toward loss of the WP/Georgia group as independen... (more)
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