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The late, great Decoursey Yards
This view looks north; Car Shops on the left.

 

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Freight going South out
of Decoursey Yards.
Trivia on this image: I
love this kind of story.
Freight going South out 
of Decoursey Yards
New Office
Building, 1949
Retarders at DeCoursey,
March, 1950

 

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Decoursey, in a more prosperous time.

The University of Louisville Library is the home of the L&N company records. They're all on-line, here. They include a complete set of the digitized employee magazine.

 

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 Yard Construction at
Decoursey, 1940

 Yard Construction at
 Decoursey, 1940

Latonia Depot,
 looking north

 

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South Bound Hump Crew, 1927 South bound snapper crew, 1927

 

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Decoursey, c. 1965. The
“Standard Project Flood”
referred to would be a flood
on the order of the
1937 flood.
Decoursey in the
snow, c. 1977
DeCoursey Roundhouse,
1917.  A short history of
this roundhouse is here.

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Pile Driver 41216, at DeCoursey, June 1965

 

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The L&N Railroad used to publish a lot of pictures of it's 
employees homes.  Here's one on Grant Court in Latonia, from 1926.

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Follow the Dixie Jet as it comes north through DeCoursey Yards, here (pdf)

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