"The Love Shack" - I'm sure there is a story behind that one.
In the last years of the Clinchfield, the railroad acquired 3 transfer cabooses. These were used mainly on mine runs and were beneficial due to the large platform that made protecting shoves safe... (more)
The local job rolls through downtown Auburn with a GP9 sandwiched between two transfer cabooses leading several cars. It appears as though the cabeese are used as shoving platforms for remote con... (more)
Protecting the backward move into the siding north of Route 176.
MP transfer caboose 13791 rattles over the plant at CK, bringing up the rear of a 15 car LAT42 bound for Adam, WI.
This is a great old classic. Maybe a decapitated (decupolatated?) road crummy.
WSOR's transfer caboose, used for branchline service around Madison, has a clean coat of shiny yellow paint.
Steel coils bound for Gibson Yard wait on what's left of the old Pennsylvania RR alignment through the morass of yards and junctions in Riverdale and Dolton. The tower at Dolton Crossing is visibl... (more)
You can still find them. Here a transfer caboose sits in Barr Yard, still in use. Although it's rare to see a cupola these days (CP/SOO still uses a few), you can still find cabooses in ... (more)
Stencils and spray paint. No, the picture isn't blurry. That's the actual "paint job." You could hear the furnace in this thing firing away, as the temperature outside was about 15 degre... (more)
A unique transfer caboose accompanies IHB 1515 on the daily switching duties.
Former CR caboose 18518 sits in Glenwood Yard of the AVR.
The Wisconsin & Southern's only caboose, a transfer caboose, number X-103, sits in the WSOR's Madison yard on a track that is normaly engines. This particular track is in rather bad shape, and you... (more)