The Mine train to Pax returns after dropping off cars at a coal wash plant nearby.
Fake conductor Kelby allows me a shot before he guides the fake shove back. Closest I will ever get to shooting the Missabe bay windows in action.
I took this shot for the sake fo the unusual caboose.
This beautifully painted Burlington Northern caboose sits on a still night in Calera's Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum as rain from earlier in the day reflects the iconic BN logo.
The Caboose Who Got Loose? A lonely ex-Ann Arbor Railroad streamlined-cupola caboose sits on a small trestle over an unnamed creek about two miles east of Bridgewater. This route was once part of ... (more)
Office of the SP train order operator. The ends were painted white so approaching trains would not mistake them for an active caboose.
In Byron along the unused for now Mococco Line sits SP 1212, a C-40-3 class caboose built in 1942. I believe these were the last Cupola Cabooses the SP purchased new.
Old ATSF caboose now serving short line Decatur Junction in the siding between Moweaqua & Assumption.
A pan of a WM freight heading down the hill beneath one last splash of fall color, just hanging on. A Carl Franz charter.
To see Mitch Goldman's take on a WM caboose pan, see Railroad: Western Maryland RailwayLocomotive: CabooseLocation: Frostburg, Maryland, USALocomotive #: WM 1813Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 26, 2009
A very special C&NW caboose, looking more like a hobby or garden house for railfans
While railfanning in my girlfriends hometown, I found this sad sight. A poor Chessie Systems caboose sits on a abandoned rail, it's age, and abuse, showing.
An outbreak of arson-ignited forest fires burned for weeks in Eastern Kentucky in early spring and threatened lives and property, including this Myra Shifter. Wind-fueled flames up to 20 feet tall... (more)
Rarely seen in this area anymore a CSX caboose shows up in the local yard.
A Rio Grande Caboose brings up the rear of a charter freight as the conductor stands guard.
A clean wood-sheated caboose brings up the rear of a Reading westbound freight pulled by F7 274.