B&O I-5 caboose No. C-2075 was assigned to work train service in Rowlesburg, WV when I shot this view of the logo on Aug. 17, 1975. If I recall correctly, within a couple years, it caught fire an... (more)
Stranded by the side of the road near Williams-Brice Stadium where this olod caboose used to serve as a fashionable tailgate platform for football fans.
Considering its remote location, one would have never thought Falls Cut Tunnel would have become a trouble spot. Such was not the case. In the early 1980s, the excellent swimming hole below the ... (more)
An old Chessie caboose and a Seattle & North Coast boxcar date this photo to the 1980s.
From what I can determine, there were 23 Chessie Safety Cabooses, decorated in various colors with different safety slogans. One such caboose, B&O C-3771 was trailing an eastbound unit grain trai... (more)
The earliest days of the B&P didn't look much different from the CSX days, or for that matter, the Chessie era. I wonder how long this wagontop caboose remained active?
Another ex B&O Caboose left at the end of the line, literally, (you can see the old RI double track ends a few feet behind.) I was inspired by fellow RP photographer Janusz Mrozek with his "Guys? ... (more)
A study of the staff-type vertical brake wheel, and wooden mud guards on the back of wooden L&N caboose 36 at Loyall. This was my first attempt at a "creative" train photo--August 1959 (11 years o... (more)
Lonely and fading away.
Patrons on a Clinchfield RR special climb back on board at Rocky after a photo runby. The East Tennessee NRHS chapter had arranged with the Clinchfield to charter a single coach on a southbound sp... (more)
The headend of the Osborne turn has just crossed UP's Kansas Pacific as the cab crosses Dry Creek. K&O operates the branch now, but they come out of town on the UP, so the track shown here has bee... (more)
A railroad I wish could have seen in action, the C&I. Nothing was running when I stopped by on a chilly March afternoon so I settled for a couple shots of their cabooses outside the shop.
Guys? Guys? Come back, guys! Don't just leave me here! This old B&O caboose, class C-27 (thanks, Scooter), appears operational but perhaps faces its last days, sitting at the end of a remot... (more)
On my first trip East, still in high school, I was fortunate enough to have my brother drive me around to alot of yards. Here is a Boston & Maine caboose at White River Junction
This wooden caboose, Kaiser Steel Corporation 1904, was found near the company's steel mills in Fontana, California, in April 1961. (Frank "Woody" Woodburn photo, Craig Walker collection)