BNSF shoving platform BN 12568, wearing a neatly applied if unauthorized graffiti scheme (complete with clear and legible reporting mark and roadnumber), leads local R-CAL008 as it heads east on t... (more)
Spotted in San Bernardino’s B Yard was waycar (what the Santa Fe called cabooses) 999630. This car was built in August 1948 (original four-digit number unknown), and rebuilt into a CE-3 class car... (more)
An NBSR caboose sits near the station, ready for it's next journey down to St Stephen, New Brunswick.
Tom Golden photo.
Built nearby. Built by CN in their Pointe St-Charles shops nearby here (now demolished), CN 79834 is being shoved through the Pointe St-Charles Yard before this train heads towards the Port... (more)
I Love the Smell of Metal Grinding in the Morning
Viewed from the Dutch door, the rear end brakeman on a Rio Grande rail grinding train watches dome-observation Silver Sky p... (more)
A Grande Gold caboose brings up the markers on an old-school Rio Grande camp train moving west through Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Beautiful day throws sun on this Peoria & Eastern Caboose. An Old Chessie cab now serves the Vermilion Valley Rail Road. A tribute to the former line that serves this site at Flex-N-Gate, Covingto... (more)
A wave from a caboose. Once a common sight, a wave from a caboose is not something you'll see often these days. With the Pointe St-Charles switcher in Montreal now assigned a caboose for lo... (more)
Followed Up with a Six-Pack
A half-dozen Rio Grande cabooses bring up the markers of an eastbound bare table train in the sag between Spruce and Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Z 149, formerly known as Q 149, passes through the 40 MPH Curve in Vicksburg, Michigan. The old GTW Vicksburg Depot is now part of the Historic Village featuring historic buildings and railroad eq... (more)
A caboose and generator car brings up the rear od a Great Smoky Mountains Railroad train.
Union Pacific's "Snow Bus" awaits the blizzards soon to come.
BN 10024 brings up the rear of a westbound manifest. An unusual catch in 2020.