Handing up orders.
Looks like an ordinary caboose, right? Wrong. I'd like to recommend this to more shortlines. It's an "executive caboose", air conditioning, little bar/galley, comfy sets, the works. I'm sure ship... (more)
CSX local C777 is headed back to North Bergen yard with caboose 900072 leading.
Fog hangs low over the fields just after sunrise as the first run-by of the day shoves back to get into position.
Before the corporate noodle that engulfed everything, CN was a more homely railway with the simple yet truthful slogan of "Serves All Canada". This was, of course, back when CN was a crown corpora... (more)
A distinctive little crummy as so many are.
The LEF&C power was locked up in the shop, but at least this caboose was parked outside.
A northbound L&N empty hopper train rolls downgrade over the Powell River. This route has been unused since 1986, and will soon be converted to a rails to trail project.
Diann tower operator Lowell Addy watches as the flagman reaches way out to grab his running orders off the "iron man" at 50 MPH. It might appear the flagman missed his mark, but rest assured, he s... (more)
The caboose track in Framingham Yard.
This is a study in spartan functionality and homebuilt uniqueness.
Light engines and caboose hop head south to pick up a cut of auto racks loaded with GM cars ready to hit the markets out west.
As a yard train went by I noticed it had this old Southern Pacific caboose on it, if only I was alive when a caboose was common.
End of train of a eastbound ATSF freight on its way to Sullivans Curve
One of the first two pieces of equipment was this ex-IC caboose. These were some of my favorite cabooses. I like the "porches", the cushion underframe and the extended cupola.