NS 83J with 110 loads has a stop signal just west of Flat Top yard, leaving the train stopped on the main line waiting to do a hill start once the main is clear again.
When large loads need to be moved, the heavy duty flat car does the trick. This 230 ton capacity flat car built in May of 2001 at the TTX Augusta, Georgia plant has a 27’ long depressed center wh... (more)
The slogan on this caboose reads, "Everyone gains where courtesy reigns". Ahead pulling this train, a Gas Turbine electric. To see the head end, search photo #639380 and thanks to Rick Erben for t... (more)
These kids are loading stones on a MoW train for about 25 cents a day
The tail end of all freight trains back in the 1960s had one of these.
CNW caboose 10367 trails a southbound freight on CNW's New Line in Oak Creek, WI in July of 1987. The train has just passed under HWY 100, also know as Ryan Road. The pole line just visible in the... (more)
Amid rusting narrow gauge trucks and hoppers, a Fall Spectacular photo freight turns on the wye in Rockhill Yard.
CNW bay window caboose 11134 rests in the North Fond Du Lac, WI yard with 7 mates in March of 1968. Bob Ferge original from my collection.
A tank car sits next to the BN's siding at Skamania, with no track underneath its bogies.
Eighteen years after the Chicago Great Western became part of the Chicago & North Western, this cushion-underframe plug-door bow car was still flying CGW colors.
If you spent enough time watching trains in the Allentown, Pennsylvania area, you would see freight cars from almost every railroad in the US and Canada. This is th... (more)
“Fresh Air”: A crewman of the “East End Local” (B829), with Chessie System/B&O GP38 2047, gets some fresh air and conducts a “roll by” inspection of R171 (Orange Blossom Special South), while bei... (more)
The "Louie" has been gone for decades but the paint scheme lives on, on this cement hopper in Rapid City, SD in May of 1990. Love the improvised track bumper.
If you look here n' there, you will always find Heritage....cars such as these once dominated the Bone Valley.