New locomotive for the Indian Railways on its way to the port for shipment
If you ever wondered what happened to some of Amtrak’s ExpressTrak reefer cars, the answer can be found in Colorado’s San Luis Valley. In this view from September 1, 2013, a group of the cars sit ... (more)
Really white—trucks and allTwo retired tank cars are being used at a storage facility at Ansel, Colorado, along the shortline San Luis Central on September 1, 2013. The cars are no long... (more)
"Pulls from Manhattan Beer"
New York & Atlantic Railway SW1001 101 leads 2 MP15ACs and 4 box cars up-grade out of Manhattan Beer Distributors in Queens.
Early CSX paint schemes included variants that were not widely propagated. Here, a C&O 100-ton hopper has retained its reporting marks, and the CSX logo includes the word, “Transportation”. This w... (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.
In the past few years I’ve seen photos that included Cryo-Trans reefers that were filthy and tagged beyond recognition. Here is what one looked like when fresh.
This 76 year-old survivor was spotted moving through the UP's North Yard on the back of a grain train. Built in April of 1941, DRGW 69035 was last serviced in 1969 and was utilized as a tool car ... (more)
Sometimes while railfanning you come across some gems. These vintage tank cars were found on a siding in Mead, Colorado.
A cosmetically restored former L&N boxcar (built in Sept. 1965) is displayed on the turntable at the Huntsville Depot & Museum in downtown Huntsville, AL.
A creative graffiti artist has given this car a rather artistic touch.
No matter if it is carrying a large load or waiting in the yard for its next assignment, this is on massive and impressive rail car.
"Fruit Growers Express Boxcar Visits NYC"
A specially painted CSX Insulated Boxcar sits inside of Manhattan Beer Distributors in Brooklyn. The ex-FGE car was recently painted in the old Fr... (more)
To the Torch
Three Conrail Alcos, two RSD12’s and an RSD15, stand among the freight cars in Conway Yard. The three Schenectady products are coming from the Altoona dead line, and a... (more)