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.
A URR caboose is being used as a shoving platform leading this empty hopper train until the train clears the switch and goes the other way.
Norfolk Southern local H81 making a back up move with NS caboose 555200.
The Caboose Hat Trick! All URR trains still operate with cabooses. The rear of a loaded coke train backs over the Port Perry Bridge while across the Monongahela River, a light power move switche... (more)
The ATSF 999784 Caboose crosses the diamond as it passes UD Tower at Union Station, if you look close at the lower window, you can see the paper work is being completed.
We you get a chance to sit down & get out of the wind and snow and get warm around a caboose stove you develop a grudging affection for them. This one is the height of simplicity but I'd bet they... (more)
Looking more like a HO layout complete with boxcars representing many roads, this train has conquered the real Sherman Hill and now the crew at the rear end worry about slack..in the days before "... (more)
It's a little chilly in south Georgia on the second day of the year as the crew stands on the back porch and the train heads for Valdosta. The railroad was owned by Owens-Illinois Paper.
This former Southern caboose looks great in the falling snow during a winters day in the South.
And the day ended... ATSF (999)758 brings up the rear of Y HOD102. I guess HOD102 and CHI102 are not related.
Brand-spanking new D&RGW Wide Vision caboose 01516 appears to be ready for delivery outisde the International Car caboose shops in Kenton, Ohio. This is the second of ten (01515-01524) built for ... (more)
The conductor on the Hayward local keeps an eye out for traffic and uses an air whistle warning as the reverse move is made out to Hayward Jct. and the CN/WC mainline.