mikado

Photos from the sixties

Early retirement. A couple of L & N Alco FA-2's rest behind South Louisville Shops. A year earlier they were earning their keep by hauling freight. October, 1868

Photos from the sixties
mikado, May 27, 2007
    • alxmoss0609
      Hey its the best EX railroad.....L&N!!!
    • BoxcabE50
      Retired by 1968? That seems like a shorter service life than some other companies. What did L&N use as replacements for these?

      :D

      Boxcab E50
    • alxmoss0609
      Also dad it says on the info Retired in 1868?? That was in the horse and buggy days. You might wanna change that....HINT HINT
    • BoxcabE50
      Ha ha... I missed that. 1868? Oops!

      :D

      Boxcab E50
    • mikado
      1868, 1968, just 100 years. Big Deal.


      I need a good proofreader.
    • mikado
      Tue May 29 2:33pm
      Retired by 1968? That seems like a shorter service life than some other companies. What did L&N use as replacements for these?

      :D

      Boxcab E50

      I think the Alco FA's were stored because of a downturn in business. L&N bought a lot of new power in the mid - late sixties, even some used FA's from Lehigh & New England, and used U-Boats from Oro Dam Builders, also several E-8s from Frisco.

      mikado
    • BoxcabE50
      OK. That makes sense.

      :D

      Boxcab E50
    • BoxcabE50
      Proofreader? No problem! I work cheap. Just send payment in big boxes containing many bundled denominations of $20 or larger. :teeth::teeth::teeth:

      Boxcab E50
    • HemiAdda2d
      I prefer large boxes of unmarked, small bills.... :p;)
      Keep this great vintage stuff coming!!
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