Atchison’s Army Boxcar; History of the Knock Down Fleet

My latest restoration project is a former U.S. Army boxcar at the Atchison Railroad Museum in Atchison, Kansas. Built of plywood and really intended to last only a few years, this Cold War relic has survived for over sixty years, nearly 50 of which have been spent outside, uncovered, with …

Santa Fe 999952 is done

  Looking over the blog today, I noticed that I had never posted any photos of Santa Fe caboose 999952’s exterior in its finished state. So, to rectify that oversight, here are a couple of shots from September 2016 (the car has been done since then!)