With the end of on era upon them, being replaced by flashing rear end devices (FREDs), Union Pacific cabooses are stored near UP’s shop in Omaha, Nebraska, in July 1983. The end of a freight train... (more)
A 'Millenium' caboose in bad shape. CN 79834 is seen stopped in Vankleek Hill on the obscure CN Vankleek Spur. This caboose was built by CN in their Pointe St-Charles shop in Montreal under... (more)
A westbound hopper train rolls past the C&O coaling tower as it leaves Thurmond. Set designers for the movie Matewan have designated the coaling tower as part of the Stone Mountain Coal Co.
A pair of cranes wait for their next tour of duty in the backtrack as a westbound intermodal passes. These cranes have pretty much outlived their lives in Ontario on both CN & CP and are rare to f... (more)
After shooting the power of a westbound D&H train at ground level, I noticed a westbound train coming to a stop of the former Lehigh Valley main line. I repositioned myself on the CNJ embankment t... (more)
A bright yellow Union Pacific caboose trails a coal train westbound on UP’s Kearney Subdivision in July 1981.
V&T Bay-Window Caboose No. 50
Built in 1916, this Ex-Western Pacific Railroad bay-window caboose was acquired by the "new" V&T in 1977 and sees regular service on the line's tourist tra... (more)
Built in December 1946, Belt Railway of Chicago caboose No. 212 trails a transfer run into Chicago and North Western’s Proviso Yard in November 1983. The jet seemingly exiting the smokejack of the... (more)
For "Work Train Service Only" on the former New York Central Chicago Line in 1978.
A Chessie System (Baltimore and Ohio) freight passes through State Line Interlocking trailing Western Maryland caboose No. 901822 toward the end of a November 1983 day.
Caboose built by International Car in March of 1976.
Tucked in front of the road caboose on a westbound Milwaukee Road freight at Brookfield, Wisconsin, is a B-B Crew Car converted from a classy rib-side bay window caboose. Built in August 1939 at M... (more)
Static display at the Grand Canyon Railway.
This caboose was originally used by Grand Trunk Western before being acquired by CN. My best estimation for when it was built is 1913.