Railway Cars: Boxcars

Boxcars were once as ubiquitious as Well Cars hauling containers are today. Most items on a train were hauled on a boxcar. Even bulk grain! Today, shipping containers have taken over many of the roles that boxcars used to be commonly used for. Gone are the days of a 40ft long, wooden boxcar, which was the old standard back in the heyday of rail. Back then, you would see all train cars had walkways on the roof, in order to allow brakemen to walk along the top of the train, and apply the handbrakes on cars as needed.

Railway Cars: Intermodal

This article will introduce the reader to the various types of rail cars. You will learn what they are typically used for. You will also learn spotting features, and also learn how to tell older cars apart from newer ones.
Intermodal Car Types:

I Wish You Enough

I was going through some old documents this morning, and found this one. It was not written by me, but it indeed brought a tear to my eye, and I figured it needed to be shared so that we all can realize how important our lives are, and how important those in our lives are.

I Wish You Enough


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