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Owner: Louisville & Nashville
Model:Alco 4-6-2Built As:LN 282 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:65720Order No:
Frame Number:25X28 cylinders, 73" driversBuilt:0/1924
Other locos with this serial:  LN 282(4-6-2)
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L&N No. 7
Title:  L&N No. 7
Description:  Louisville & Nashville K-5 class Pacific 282 was leading Number 7 along the Mississippi River at New Orleans, just a block away from the train's destination at the Canal Street Station. The tracks on the left of the train belonged to the Southern Pacific, while most of those on the other side were owned by the New Orleans Public Belt. The grade crossing under the fourth car was Conti Street and the transit shed in the center of the image was on the Bienville Street Wharf. The tall buildings in the left background, including the new construction, were the Jax Brewery. (approximate month and day)
Photo Date:  6/15/1948  Upload Date: 6/20/2017 9:27:39 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  WILLIAM HARRY photo
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LN 282(4-6-2)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
L&N No. 7
Title:  L&N No. 7
Description:  Under a magnificent plume of coal smoke, Louisville & Nashville K-5 class Pacific 282 was powering southbound train Number 7 - the local from Mobile - across the New Orleans Terminal Co. crossings at N.O.T. Tower (hidden by the smoke) and over the Marigny Canal. No. 7 was about 2½ miles away from the end of its run at the railroad's Canal Street Station. The 282 had been built by Alco-Brooks in 1924 and was retired on 8 January 1953. (approximate date)
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 2/19/2019 4:19:47 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  WILLIAM HARRY photo
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  LN 282(4-6-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 2
L&N No. 10
Title:  L&N No. 10
Description:  Louisville & Nashville K-5 class 4-6-2 282 was leading train No. 10 into the curve at the intersection of North Peters Street and Elysian Fields Avenue, just a few minutes after leaving the railroad's Canal Street Station. The tracks in the right foreground belonged to the Southern Pacific, while those on the other side of the train were owned by the New Orleans Public Belt. and that was the JAMES LYKES on the other side of the Esplanade Avenue Wharf. For many years the Lykes Brothers Steamship Company was headquartered in New Orleans and was a major presence in the port here. L&N 282 was a USRA design light Pacific and was one of the last 4-6-2's built for the L&N. It was one of a dozen K-5's (272-283) built by Alco-Brooks in 1924, and was retired on 8 January 1953. The JOSEPH LYKES was a C1-B design vessel launched by Ferderal Shipbuilding in Kearney, NJ in 1940 and it was broken up at Brownsville, Texas in 1972. (approximate day)
Photo Date:  3/15/1951  Upload Date: 2/20/2017 5:37:12 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Harry photo
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  LN 282(4-6-2)
Views:  420   Comments: 3


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