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Online video extra: L&N M-1 2-8-4's in action

In 1956, several L&N M-1 2-8-4's worked special passenger trains for the Kentucky Derby at Louisville. It was the last year for steam on Derby Day trains, and the only time "Big Emma's" were used. These video clips of Big Emmas on Derby trains is from the program "Reflections of American Railroading: Thhe Action-Packed 16mm Films of Dr. Howard Blackburn" from Herron Rail Video.
Published: August 1, 2006
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