Freight train

Explore the world of freight trains and learn fascinating facts about their operations, history, and importance. Discover how these powerful locomotives move goods across the country.
An eastbound Burlington Northern coal train snakes through the curves at Sully Springs, North Dakota, on June 29, 1994. The train is led by specially-painted SD60M No. 1991 to honor U.S. troops serving in Operation Desert Storm in the Gulf War. A large seal of the United States graced the mostly white front of the locomotive. Happy Fourth of July, everyone! Oklahoma, Railroad Tracks, Train Engines, Old Trains, Railroad Pictures, Train Tracks, Railroad, Railroad Photography, Rail Transport

An eastbound Burlington Northern coal train snakes through the curves at Sully Springs, North Dakota, on June 29, 1994. The train is led by specially-painted SD60M No. 1991 to honor U.S. troops serving in Operation Desert Storm in the Gulf War. A large seal of the United States graced the mostly white front of the locomotive. Happy Fourth of July, everyone!

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Randall Denton
Hopping freight train from  La Crosse to Bay View (along the Mississipi river) near Milwaukee, with 43 year old Hobo named Stretch. Camping Hacks, Trips, Hippies, York, Road Trip, Train Rides, Small Towns, Towns, Bay View

Hopping freight train from La Crosse to Bay View (along the Mississipi river) near Milwaukee, with 43 year old Hobo named Stretch. ..Life of a Hobo nicknamed Stretch. Stretch was elected Hobo King in 2009, at the National Hobo convention. A Hobo is a term which is applied to a migratory worker or homeless vagabond, often penniless. Hobos move around the country, looking for work by hopping illegally on freight trains, which can be a dangerous enterprise. Modern freight trains are much…

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Zoe Vian