There are few freight cars that are more distinctive than the B&O’s “wagontop” box cars. Conceived out of the necessity to replace older double-sheathed boxcars with steel ones, the class M15K wag... (more)
Freshly painted Soo Line box cars are nearly ready for revenue service in Shops Yard in September of 1983.
A long abandoned hopper and a steel box car sit frozen in time, serving as a time capsule preserving a part of Mount Union's past. That is, so long as someone, or some group, remains in a position... (more)
During the fall of 2017, Railbox 40188 went in to the TTX freight car shop in North Aiugusta, South Carolina, looking tattered in an old tagged Rbox scheme, but emerged as a rolling cancer awarene... (more)
Five months old, a Florida East Coast boxcar rolls through Belt Line Junction, Pennsylvania.
Escanaba & Lake Superior was another of the many short lines that tried to cash in on the short-lived per diem box car market. Here one of their cars rolls through McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.
Pan Am Railways is a subsidiary of Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based Pan Am Systems, formerly known as Guilford Transportation Industries (GTI). Guilford bought the name, colors and logo of Pan Amer... (more)
In the mid 1970’s there was a shortage of high quality boxcars in the nation’s rolling stock fleet. The Trailer Train Corporation, which was jointly owned by quite a few railroads, attempted to an... (more)
An NP 50 ft. plug door box car still shows off its heritage in Warden, WA where it is now used as a storage shed adjacent to the Columbia Basin Railway.
Illinois Central 1937 Box Car #41390
Color photograph from my collection -captured here in a pan, a 1937 steel box car built for the Illinois Central Railroad - the Main Line of Mid-Ameri... (more)
Wabash 1941 Box Car #82697
Here's an old photo from way back in 2014 featuring an old 1941 built Wabash box car within a consist moving eastbound on the Illinois Central line. This once ... (more)
Swift Refrigerator Line Reefer
The Monticello Railway Museum has a huge collection of not only steam and diesel engines, but passenger cars, MOW cars and a rather impressive collection o... (more)
Every now and then you can find a special paint scheme in the rail yards, such as this UP veteran box car which still carries the 1960's slogan Automated Railway. Although a bit faded, it is amaz... (more)
a very well preserved Lake Erie Franklin & Clarion Railroad Company logo is still riding the rail after all these years.
Although not hauling freight, this veteran box car still helps the Great Western Railway with advertising along Interstate 25 in Colorado.