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L&N 4-6-2 233
Title:  L&N 4-6-2 233
Description:  It's almost 5:15 p.m. and Louisville & Nashville K4 Pacific 233 is ready to pull out of the train shed at the railroad’s Canal Street Station with No. 12 - the commuter train to Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The 233 was built at the L&N's South Louisville Shops in 1915 and retired on 16 October 1951. The train was officially dieselized - with FP7A's - on 27 July 1951 and all L&N passenger trains moved to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal on 16 April 1954. Nos. 9 and 12 made their last run on 6 May 1964. (approximate date)
Photo Date:  5/1/1950  Upload Date: 2/19/2019 4:41:51 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  J. PARKER LAMB photo
Categories:  Station,Steam
Locomotives:  LN 233(4-6-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
L&N No. 9
Title:  L&N No. 9
Description:  Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 233 hustles train Number 9 along the main line at the south end of Gentilly Yard (milepost 800.4). The semaphores are the southbound home signal for the Industrial Canal drawbridge (milepost 801.4), and the track on the right is the south yard lead.

Number 9 was the daily-except-Sunday Gulf Coast commuter train. It left Ocean Springs, Mississippi at 6:20 A.M. and arrived in New Orleans at 8:40 A.M. The train made scheduled stops at Biloxi, Long Beach, Gulfport, Pass Christian, Bay St. Louis, and Waveland; with flag stops at Edgewater Park, Mississippi City, Henderson's Point, English Lookout, Rigolets, Lake Catherine, and Chef Menteur.

The 233 was one of 24 K-4 class Pacifics (216-239) constructed at the railroad's South Louisville Shops between 1914 and 1918. It was built in 1915 and retired on 16 October 1951. Number 9's outer terminal – and that of its northbound counterpart, Number 12 – was changed to Pass Christian on 2 May 1959, and the trains made their last run on 6 May 1964. (approximate day)
Photo Date:  3/15/1951  Upload Date: 8/14/2016 4:16:25 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Harry photo
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LN 233(4-6-2)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
L&N Julia Street Yard
Title:  L&N Julia Street Yard
Description:  Louisville & Nashville Mikado 1502 and Pacific 233 were awaiting their next assignments in the railroad’s JULIA STREET YARD, located along the Mississippi River at New Orleans. Notice that the 233 is coupled to an auxiliary water car. (approximate date)
Photo Date:  4/1/1951  Upload Date: 2/28/2019 1:33:44 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  WILLIAM HARRY photo
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  LN 1502(2-8-2) LN 233(4-6-2)
Views:  276   Comments: 1
L&N No. 9
Title:  L&N No. 9
Description:  Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 233 leads train Number 9 along Elysian Fields Avenue at Dauphine Street. This was the commuter train from Ocean Springs, Mississippi and it was just a few minutes from its destination at the railroad's station on Canal Street. The crossing flagman has climbed down from the tower and is on the right, protecting the crossing, while an ice cream cart waits on the left. The 233 was one of 24 K-4 class Pacifics (216-239) constructed at the railroad's South Louisville Shops between 1914 and 1918. It was built in 1915 and retired on 16 October 1951. (approximate month and day)
Photo Date:  6/15/1951  Upload Date: 8/14/2016 4:12:48 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Harry photo
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  LN 233(4-6-2)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
L&N Train No. 7
Title:  L&N Train No. 7
Description:  Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 number 233 leads train number 7 around the curve off of the median of Elysian Fields Avenue, past the Riverfront Restaurant and onto the riverfront. Number 7 originated at Montgomery, Alabama at 3:45 A.M. and was allowed exactly 12 hours for its 318-mile journey to New Orleans. The train's schedule included 24 scheduled stops and 21 flag stops! If the train is on schedule, the time would be about 3:40 P.M. Right behind the 233 is a Seaboard Air Line horse car. Before the end of 1951 steam power would be replaced with an FP7; and No. 7 - along with Nos. 10 and 14 - would be discontinued in 1953.

The 233 was one of 24 K-4 class Pacifics (216-239) constructed at the railroad's South Louisville Shops between 1914 and 1918. It was built in 1915 and retired on 16 October 1951. (approximate month and day)
Photo Date:  6/15/1951  Upload Date: 8/14/2016 3:40:18 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Harry photo
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  LN 233(4-6-2)
Views:  528   Comments: 0


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