Included in the collection are informal individual and group photographs of Louisville and Nashville Railroad personnel, dating from 1974. There are also two photographs of the Covington rail yard from 1963 and 1970, and a set of 8 boilermakers' tools with a display rack.
The collection contains student papers written by Young about the Louisville and Nashville Railroad section crews, section houses, and children of L&N section foremen. There are also four oral history audiotapes containing interviews conducted by Young concerning railroad houses. Young attended the University of Louisville.