Safety First, Safety Always
It's all-L&N at the tail end of this northbound freight, with a scale test car and home-road boxcar tucked just ahead of the bright red cab.
Doing it old school, the rear end brakeman on this Dothan-bound freight jogs to catch his train after throwing a switch. Moving mounts/dismounts, cabooses, most of the track shown in this photo - ... (more)
Its old scheme still in good shape, SAL 5745 has just arrived from Dothan, AL via the former ACL.
E782's last car slowly rolls west on the Keystone Sub. In a few moments the train will be backing down the Salisbury Sub with the venerable caboose leading the way to Shaw Mine.
Crew and other employees talking prior to 103's departure for Roanoke, Former station (now police department) in background; agent now works from metal building at left, complete with Missouri Pa... (more)
Mississippian caboose 630 brings up the rear of the short line's freight running from Amory to Fulton. The locomotive on the head end is 2-8-0 76 running in reverse.
Running on former Missouri Pacific rails, a northbound UP freight slams across a still independent MKT's St Louis line. UP would acquire MKT, then eventually sell both lines in Nevada. The tower a... (more)
WOW01, a CSX work train, heads east through Mokena, with a former Chessie System caboose at the rear.
A Southern bay window cab punctuates the rear of this eastbound coal train in the late evening light. Cabooses were nearly extinct on main line trains by this time, but a few were still in service... (more)
A marker protects the rear of the train as the conductor keeps an eye forward.
A Merna to Jac Mac (Georgia) unit coal train rolls northbound toward Corbin on a dreary early April day in 1966.
As the B29 (H GALCWY) cleared, we were shocked to see this DODX caboose at the rear!
P&S caboose No 195 trails the southbound BVL-2 (Brookville Local) across East Branch Viaduct at East Branch Station, PA on June 6, 1991.