Some cars just sit around too much. This artwork decorates a large covered hopper car moving to a plastics plant in Chippewa Falls on Union Pacific. I'm no fan of graffiti art on modern railroads,... (more)
Identity Crisis A former Penn Central covered hopper now with Conrail lettering but under Norfolk Southern ownership sits in the Roberta yard as it waits for another load of lime from a ne... (more)
Two iconic symbols of railroading in the late 1960s and early 1970s, PC "worms" and an ACI label, remain intact in 2013. This former Penn Central 890000-series Pullman Standard 4785 cu.ft. cover... (more)
Tony the Tagger An eye-catching form of urban artwork is displayed along the curved sides of a normally dull looking covered hopper from Trenton works as it departs the Tilford yard on a c... (more)
This Eagle is still Screaming 30 years after the UP take over.
The Pioneer Railroad Beginning in 1972 the Chicago and Northwestern began using an innovative ownership structure which allowed employees to purchase stock in the company and thus the “Emp... (more)
With the merger of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio (GM&O) to the Illinois Central on August 10, 1972, a new railroad name would be created, thus the Illinois Central Gulf was born. Along with a new name w... (more)
How Tomorrow Moves Factory fresh from the Trinity Shops with a build date of October 2011, a set of brand new two bay covered hoppers more)
Penn Central The worm logo, as it came to be called by observers, made its debut on Feb. 1 1968 with the creation of Penn Central Transportation Company. Ten years in the making, this merg... (more)
With the failed merger into the UP behind in, the Rock Island trustees decided a new image would have to be created to show customers that this railroad was serious about improv... (more)
New slogan and paint scheme? Spotted at the Alton & Southern Gateway Yard.