A contract crew uses a front end loader to assist with some repairs to a Yorkrail boxcar that was set out in CP's Bensenville Yard.
The last light of day on May 4, 2011, is quickly turning to night as a freight train is classified over East Hump at Union Pacific’s sprawling yard at North Platte, Nebraska.
The Finger Lakes Railway pays tribute to New York Central's Pacemaker boxcar service with this specially painted boxcar.
At this time this NYS&W boxcar was used for storage space at the Little Ferry roundhouse. The car was scrapped a few years later.
Rebuilt at Burnham in 1969 as a Tool Car, this old 40 foot DRGW Boxcar began life in the 1940's.... This car still has a place on the Union Pacific in 2017, complete with roofwalk and high brake.... (more)
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.
Anyone who spent much time trackside in the northeast United States between the mid 1950’s and mid 1970’s undoubtedly saw a boxcar from the Buffalo Creek Railroad, with the road’s distinctive flou... (more)
The faded logos of two fallen flags.
One of the neat things about work trains in the 1980's was the variety of old freight cars you could see with them, such as this Soo Line outside braced wood boxcar at Shops yard in 1983
THAT'LL DO! The Soo Line (ex-MILW) had a minor derailment in their yard in Milwaukee in May of 1989. Good thing the speeds were slow!
Now owned by the Pee Dee River Railway, this classic Seattle & North Coast boxcar is living out its years in the rural countryside of Marlboro County, SC.
It was amazing what you could still find in RR yards in the 1980's, either stashed away or in MOW service. A fine example is the ex CMO fishbelly boxcar, still wearing it's two-tone yellow and gre... (more)
This is one of the few series of cars that saw some Southern Pacific new image paint applied. This car was seen in its fresh coat waiting for helpers to take it over Tennessee Pass.
Northern Pacific 26339.... Time standing still...
On the Northwest side of Great Falls Montana sits a couple dozen railroad treasures. The yard consists mostly of late steam era 40 foot boxc... (more)