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Owner: Luxapalia Valley
Model:EMD GP38Built As:NS 2006 (GP38)
Serial Number:32492Order No:7937
Frame Number:7937-2Built:7/1967
Notes:Ex-NS, Exx-SOU, Exxx-NS
Other locos with this serial:  LXVR 2885(GP38) NS 2006(GP38) SOU 2885(GP38)
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Back when we was shiny
Title:  Back when we was shiny
Description:  The 2885 a year after arriving from the NS.
Photo Date:  10/18/1997  Upload Date: 11/21/2004 10:02:42 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  978   Comments: 1
CAGY roundhouse
Title:  CAGY roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/11/1998  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 6:49:09 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) LXVR 2880(GP38)
Views:  816   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/11/1998  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 6:49:02 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  517   Comments: 0
Columbus & Greenville Railway
Title:  Columbus & Greenville Railway
Description:  CAGY Westbound Light Engines heading back to the Greenwood, Ms. yard office after interchanging with the CN/IC
Photo Date:  9/11/2000  Upload Date: 12/25/2009 12:37:24 AM
Location:  Greenwood, MS
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 1001(GP7) CAGY 2785(GP38)
Views:  515   Comments: 2
Columbus & Greenville Railway
Title:  Columbus & Greenville Railway
Description:  CAGY Westbound Freight Train passing through Greenwood, Ms. after interchanging with the IC
Photo Date:  9/14/2000  Upload Date: 11/27/2008 11:19:03 PM
Location:  Greenwood, MS
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 1001(GP7) CAGY 2785(GP38)
Views:  824   Comments: 7
Columbus & Greenville Railway
Title:  Columbus & Greenville Railway
Description:  CAGY Westbound Freight Train departing Greenwood, Ms. after interchanging with the IC
Photo Date:  9/14/2000  Upload Date: 9/26/2007 12:53:47 PM
Location:  Greenwood, MS
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 1001(GP7) CAGY 2785(GP38)
Views:  597   Comments: 0
Columbus & Greenville Railway
Title:  Columbus & Greenville Railway
Description:  CAGY Westbound Light Engines making an interchange with IC at Greenwood, Ms.
Photo Date:  9/14/2000  Upload Date: 9/26/2007 12:43:58 PM
Location:  Greenwood, MS
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 1001(GP7) CAGY 2785(GP38)
Views:  744   Comments: 0
LVRR 2885
Title:  LVRR 2885
Description:  Luxapalila Valley RR 2285, an ex-Southern GP38, sits at the depot in Columbus, MS.
Photo Date:  2/19/2004  Upload Date: 12/12/2004 11:07:01 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Dennis Daniels
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  865   Comments: 1
Back turned to 1908 roundhouse
Title:  Back turned to 1908 roundhouse
Description:  2880
Photo Date:  8/14/2004  Upload Date: 8/16/2004 8:31:07 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  720   Comments: 0
Twinkle Twinkle
Title:  Twinkle Twinkle
Description:  At 12:28 a.m. Christmas morning 2 GP38's idle away a 13 degree night. I doesn't show but trust me it was COLD, atleast for Mississippi standards. Christmas and cold be cursed, I had railfanning to do ;)
Photo Date:  12/26/2004  Upload Date: 1/7/2005 7:22:00 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 2777(GP38)
Views:  874   Comments: 0
Alright now steady.......
Title:  Alright now steady.......
Description:  Heading to the KCS interchange a few miles away at a walking pace at 2:20pm
Photo Date:  2/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:16:15 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  539   Comments: 1
Pot Of Gold At The End Of The Rainbow
Title:  Pot Of Gold At The End Of The Rainbow
Description:  The Columbus switcher, local and road job all rolled into one have left Columbus Brick for that all important 1 car. It is being rolled along what once was the C&G's mainline. With a bridge abandonment in 1984, this mainline became a shadow of itself overnight. Columbus Brick is the only customer on the line and only 1 of 2 customers C&G serves in its name sake town. With the promise of a new steel mill and a possible auto plant, better days may be yet to come for the C&G.
Photo Date:  2/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:14:47 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  737   Comments: 1
Freddy Freeloader
Title:  Freddy Freeloader
Description:  2885 is down up the former C&G mainline with 1 boxcar of bricks about to be set out to the KCS.
Photo Date:  2/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:13:04 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  591   Comments: 0
With
Title:  With
Description:  2885 taken using red lense filter
Photo Date:  2/26/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:20:02 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
Without
Title:  Without
Description:  Shot of 2885 behind C&G roundhouse without red lense filter
Photo Date:  2/26/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:19:21 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description:  LXVR 2885 at Columbus. This engine is the former NS 2006 & NS 2885.
Photo Date:  8/5/2006  Upload Date: 8/5/2006 9:40:04 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  R Spencer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) NS 2006(GP38) NS 2885(GP38)
Views:  907   Comments: 0
Engines on the engine track
Title:  Engines on the engine track
Description:  CAGY 2777 and LXVR 2880 & 2885 ready to take a grain train to West Point
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/12/2006 1:25:42 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  R Spencer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 2777(GP38) LXVR 2880(GP38) LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  619   Comments: 0
Sisters
Title:  Sisters
Description:  The Luxapalila Valley Railroads sole 2 units set beside the roundhouse.
Photo Date:  9/16/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:53:29 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) LXVR 2880(GP38)
Views:  835   Comments: 1
CAGY 2777 & LXVR 2885 work the Severcorr steel mill
Title:  CAGY 2777 & LXVR 2885 work the Severcorr steel mill
Description:  Working the steel mill
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:02:53 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 2777(GP38) LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
Arbela Turn at the Severcoor mill
Title:  Arbela Turn at the Severcoor mill
Description:  There just isn't any decent spot to try to get a photo of the train and the mill.
Photo Date:  3/28/2007  Upload Date: 3/28/2007 8:28:33 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 1003(GP7R)
Views:  1638   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885 at Severcorr
Title:  LXVR 2885 at Severcorr
Description:  LXVR 2885 at Severcorr
Photo Date:  3/28/2007  Upload Date: 3/28/2007 8:29:05 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  630   Comments: 0
first batch
Title:  first batch
Description:  Unloading the first batch of pig iron.
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 7:42:33 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Pig iron spotted at Severcorr
Title:  Pig iron spotted at Severcorr
Description:  First 20 cars of pig iron spotted on track 1 in Severcorr east yard.
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 7:41:09 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
Zoom shot of 1st pig iron train.
Title:  Zoom shot of 1st pig iron train.
Description:  Zoom shot. Construction on track scale continues to right.
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 7:41:52 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Crane and train
Title:  Crane and train
Description:  crane with magnet arrives to unload first car.
Photo Date:  5/10/2007  Upload Date: 5/10/2007 7:42:13 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
Right front of LXVR 2885
Title:  Right front of LXVR 2885
Description:  Right front of LXVR 2885 in fresh paint (elcheapo camera makes it look orange instead of red)
Photo Date:  9/15/2007  Upload Date: 9/16/2007 11:53:03 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  506   Comments: 0
Right rear of LXVR 2885
Title:  Right rear of LXVR 2885
Description:  Right rear of LXVR 2885 in fresh paint (cheap camera makes it look orange instead of red)
Photo Date:  9/15/2007  Upload Date: 9/16/2007 11:53:22 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  598   Comments: 0
CAGY 1002 and LXVR 2885 and 2880 on track 2 in the south yard at Severcorr
Title:  CAGY 1002 and LXVR 2885 and 2880 on track 2 in the south yard at Severcorr
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/8/2008  Upload Date: 3/8/2008 7:52:57 PM
Location:  Arbela, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1002(GP7R) LXVR 2885(GP38) LXVR 2880(GP38)
Views:  667   Comments: 0
Columbus & Greenville Ry
Title:  Columbus & Greenville Ry
Description:  Another CAGY SeverCorr job heads toward the steelmill after picking up cars from the KCS at Artesia.
Photo Date:  3/8/2008  Upload Date: 3/8/2008 10:13:33 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Rick D
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2880(GP38) LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  506   Comments: 0
CAGY 1002
Title:  CAGY 1002
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/8/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 3:40:51 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1002(GP7R) LXVR 2880(GP38) LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  608   Comments: 0
Unloading steel at the Port of Columbus
Title:  Unloading steel at the Port of Columbus
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/8/2008  Upload Date: 4/8/2008 9:29:18 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
CAGY 2000 & LXVR 2885 unload steel at the Port of Columbus
Title:  CAGY 2000 & LXVR 2885 unload steel at the Port of Columbus
Description:  steel from Severcorr is moved by rail from the steel mill to the port to be loaded on barges
Photo Date:  4/8/2008  Upload Date: 4/8/2008 9:29:33 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 2000(GP38) LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  422   Comments: 0
Columbus switcher taking Job 47's train to the steel mill. 1
Title:  Columbus switcher taking Job 47's train to the steel mill. 1
Description:  CAGY 51 and GTRA 101 in tow for the employee appreciation day at Severstal
Photo Date:  10/24/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 8:15:25 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  631   Comments: 0
Cabooses enroute to steel mill
Title:  Cabooses enroute to steel mill
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/24/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 8:16:03 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  673   Comments: 0
Crossing the BN diamond with cabooses in tow
Title:  Crossing the BN diamond with cabooses in tow
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/24/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 8:17:16 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  573   Comments: 0
Bad shot into the sun with cabooses
Title:  Bad shot into the sun with cabooses
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/24/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 8:17:52 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
Chilling out
Title:  Chilling out
Description:  The Luxapalila Valley Railroads total roster and one C&G GP7 spend Christmas Day watching over the roundhouse.
Photo Date:  12/25/2008  Upload Date: 12/25/2008 8:34:34 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  327   Comments: 2
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/25/2008  Upload Date: 12/25/2008 8:38:13 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2009  Upload Date: 6/9/2009 1:21:05 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Night
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885  - Now sitting in the dead line in Panama City
Title:  LXVR 2885 - Now sitting in the dead line in Panama City
Description:  A visit to the Columbus & Greenville
Photo Date:  6/10/2009  Upload Date: 1/14/2011 11:00:58 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Larry De Bert
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 6/18/2009 5:16:14 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CAGY 1002(GP7R) LXVR 2880(GP38)
Views:  494   Comments: 2
Not often...
Title:  Not often...
Description:  ...that you get to see the LXVR's entire roster together let alone teaming up to lead a frieght. They are both making last minute additions to the days train before heading out for Artesia.
Photo Date:  6/17/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:18:31 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) LXVR 2880(GP38)
Views:  807   Comments: 1
Roll The Credits
Title:  Roll The Credits
Description:  The 2885 with the recently added G&W style C&G Railway sign.
Photo Date:  6/20/2009  Upload Date: 7/1/2009 9:35:47 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
CSXT'S Atlanta Division Boyles Terminal Sub
Title:  CSXT'S Atlanta Division Boyles Terminal Sub
Description:  LXVR ( Former Southern Railway/Norfolk Southern ) GP38 2885 sitting in the bowl classification yard at Boyles Terminal in Tarrant City, Al.
Photo Date:  10/3/2009  Upload Date: 10/3/2009 10:15:27 PM
Location:  Tarrant City, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  364   Comments: 4
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description:  As the cars continued to cross the bridge I heard the sound of the locomotives on the other side of the river. Expecting the CSX or GSWR, I was instead treated to sight of the Luxapalila Valley RR 2885.
Photo Date:  10/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/14/2009 7:46:34 AM
Location:  Bainbridge, GA
Author:  David Barrentine
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885 & CSX 5950
Title:  LXVR 2885 & CSX 5950
Description:  As the cars continued to cross the bridge I heard the sound of the locomotives on the other side of the river. Expecting the CSX or GSWR, I was instead treated to sight of the Luxapalila Valley RR 2885.
Photo Date:  10/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/14/2009 7:52:43 AM
Location:  Bainbridge, GA
Author:  David Barrentine
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CSX 5950(B40-8)
Views:  451   Comments: 1
River Crossing
Title:  River Crossing
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/14/2009 7:54:30 AM
Location:  Bainbridge, GA
Author:  David Barrentine
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CSX 5950(B40-8) CSX 2737(GP38-2)
Views:  382   Comments: 0
River Crossing
Title:  River Crossing
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/14/2009 7:56:10 AM
Location:  Bainbridge, GA
Author:  David Barrentine
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38) CSX 5950(B40-8) CSX 2737(GP38-2)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
LXVR 2885
Title:  LXVR 2885
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/14/2009 7:57:54 AM
Location:  Bainbridge, GA
Author:  David Barrentine
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
River Crossing
Title:  River Crossing
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/14/2009 8:08:27 AM
Location:  Bainbridge, GA
Author:  David Barrentine
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 2737(GP38-2) CSX 5950(B40-8) LXVR 2885(GP38)
Views:  373   Comments: 0


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