Southern Pacific boxcar No. 661112 could still be seen in California Northern’s Napa Junction yard on March 13, 2006, complete with a peeling and rusting Car-Pac Loader logo on its side.
Known as “Rocky” by the Great Northern, this trademark mountain goat perched atop a rock would become the official trademark for that railroad in 1936. For much of its life Rocky would be encircl... (more)
Union Pacific brought this interesting piece of equipment to SLO. This boxcar is a classroom designed to instruct emergency responders the appropriot way to handle potential incidents involving Oi... (more)
On a beautiful late spring evening in Chama Yard a timeless view of narrow gauge railroading illuminated by moonlight is a joy to behold.
A veteran Fruit Growers Express boxcar now finds itself storing miscellaneous yard materials instead of hauling fruit these days. While the paint scheme is still holding up fairly well, a new add... (more)
To show switching crews as well as shippers and customers how damaging coupling impacts at higher speeds can be, Canadian National rebuilt a 40-ft. box car with plexiglass and equipped with a big ... (more)
Highlighted by the setting sun is the brakewheel of Montana Rail Link boxcar No. 100982 sitting at Toston, Montana, on September 30, 2013. When there isn’t a train in sight, sometimes it’s fun to ... (more)
An Erie Lackawanna employee brings a complete freight car truck set away from a derailment in Hammond. You can notice that one end of the ACL boxcar is suspended in the air by an EL crane while t... (more)
Intended to serve perishables business with Amtrak’s help as stated on their website, “ExpressTrak is a new concept in transportation. Combining the flexibility of truck transport, the economy of ... (more)
Built in 1934 at the Bessemer shops of Pullman Standard, this B6 boxcar based on the American Railroad Association design and is notable for being the first all steel 40 foot boxcar built for the ... (more)
Go big or go home I have always loved the old school BLE logo never would i ever guess that i would see one. This old boxcar has been covered as a storge shed in the BLE Butler yard. Taken with Pe... (more)
Brand New A three pack of newly assembled TTX boxcars from the Gunderson Concarril plant in Mexico built in June of 2013 make what is most likely their first run into the Centennial State ... (more)
BNSF’s all seeing eye An interesting tag finds itself on the side of a BNSF beer car as it heads to North Yard for interchange with NS.
On a frigid day behind the Milwaukee Road's Portage,WI. round house sits a relic of the past but still in use on the frugal Milwaukee for hauling company material.
I wonder how many tons of freight this car has carried over the years.