Eastbound on the former New York Central, Chicago to Elkhart line.
Well look what I found at UP's yard in Roseville, this SP bay window caboose without any UP patches! You got to love this gem, thanks UP for keeping this one around.
Arrive Alive!!! That is the hopes of the children on this bus. If crossing gates had any strength, this short bus would be even shorter. Note the price of gas too as the ME-1 reverses of... (more)
ME-1 Conductor, Kevin C. gives fellow RP contributor Terry Kerr and myself a wave as he protects the shove across the i... (more)
It's October of 1956 and brand new Nickle Plate caboose, 423 speeds by the platform at Avery, OH. on the rear of one of the company's high speed freights, as the operator hoops up orders to the co... (more)
On the rear of a CSX freight heading south through Washington D.C., a pleasant surprise in the middle of 2009 ... A caboose! Kasgro Rail Lines caboose 0077 brings up the rear on a freight at the ... (more)
The conductor radios the headend to shove back on an Advance Approach indication at King Plow, on their way to NS Inman Yard with interchange traffic from CSX. If you look closely, you can see th... (more)
Stenciled Tacoma Pool the 2198 was a little out of its territory sitting in the yard at Portage.
One of two CSX Southern Ontario division cabooses. This one of what I believe to be C&O heritage sits in the yard at sunset. The fellow in the caboose is fellow railfan and best friend Shaun Hinz.
This former Chessie System caboose regularly hangs out at CSX's Oakworth Yard in Decatur.
N-21 caboose, one of 113 purchased new by CONRAIL. The bay window was built by Fruit Growers Express of Alexandria, Va.. Thanks to CONRAIL CYCLOPEDIA for the information.
Two C&NW cabs reside here, rare because neither are vandalized.
Off the beaten path, this caboose rests near the TP&W line in downtown Chatsworth. One of the worst rail accidents in the US occurred just east of here in 1887.
The local re-appears from the East shoving caboose first through the interlocking. This vintage caboose made for a nice surprise on my little weekend trip.
CSX Shoving Platform (aka Caboose) awaits it's next asignment.