CP,s clean 39 Buick in front of Hays station ,it was acquired in 1939 to replace a 1929 Packard in the Ontario district.Apparently,it could do 72 MPH,had air brakes and the steering wheel was the ... (more)
Its time for my annual hirail inspection at the NF&G shops at Rainelle, West Virginia. The engine shop at this remote terminal was still servicing locomotives during this visit.
Traveling in style for the KJRY execs who hi-rail this shortline operation as their Cadillac hi-rail car is posed outside their headquarters in Keokuk, IA in 1994.
I would have never believed it if I didn't see it!! This Mini was actually used as a track inspection vehicle and came equipped with a hydraulic turntable for turning it.
Built by GM in 1958, was purchased by the Central Vermont and subsequently outfitted by Fairmont with Hyrail equipment. Was used in track inspection service until 1967 when it was donated by the C... (more)
This is a 1938 Buick used as an inspection car.