Early Conrail; switching at Suffern
A string of Southern Pacific Hy-Cube's are seen here in the Stuttgart Yard on the Jonesboro Sub.
Plain and simple for a crossing on this dirt road near Earle, Arkansas. A 4x4 post, stop sign, strip of reflective tape and a crossbuck to let you know to look both ways before proceeding.
This boxcar was sat off in the siding because of a shifted load. The lever has been busted clean off
This UP B-50-17 box car was sitting along a siding in the yard. Worn and battered, she still proclaims her commitment to the Road of the Streamliners. Marketing has come a long ways in the last fi... (more)
Only a few of the old steel sided box cars are left with the famous "Be Specific — Ship Union Pacific" logo are left. These single door 50 footers with roof walks are missed by some, including me.
The blur of a UP boxcar is seen at the Somerville Road crossing in Moscow, Tennessee. (ISO 100, 1/50, f/32)
Note the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific logos !
The veteran Milepost 215 survived the derailment of two trains there on October 30, 2004. It stands guard in front of two damaged Canadian National boxcars.
A severely damaged Grand Trunk Western boxcar sits on the ground, having derailed October 30, 2004.
While BNSF was pulling a string of cars, the first boxcars wheels jumped the diamond and this is the outcome. The only locomotive that was able to access the tail end of the string of cars was W... (more)