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.
CSX Y225-23 backs west toward industries along the Ohio River on the new alignment at the site of the former B&O Storrs Yard. The old alignment can be seen in the foreground with cut rails. The ... (more)
For over 100 years, the crew of a caboose would look over passing trains for defects. This task is becoming harder to photograph. But the Union Railroad in Pittsburgh still uses cabooses, making... (more)
With a crew member on the rear platform, this specially painted CSX caboose is about to protect the shove for a one car local at the north end of the C&O Yard.
A caboose on a mainline freight in 2010!This UP caboose trails the DPU motor on UP train QNPINP as it heads north on the A&S.This train will be handed off to the CSX and become a Q687 train.The ca... (more)
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)