Home Open Account Help 202 users online

Nostalgia & History > More Pushing on a Caboose in the Tehachaois


Date: 06/23/22 18:08
More Pushing on a Caboose in the Tehachaois
Author: MartyBernard

ATSF SD45-2 5642 built May 1972, rebuilt to SD45-2u 5848, and became BNSF 6498 seen as a helper pushing waycar 999505 and train in the Tehachapi Mountains in April 1980, Karl Miller photo.






Date: 06/23/22 18:41
Re: More Pushing on a Caboose in the Tehachaois
Author: callum_out

Neat shot, you could push behind the caboose with two of those as long as one was offline. 

Out 



Date: 06/24/22 08:13
Re: More Pushing on a Caboose in the Tehachaois
Author: NPEDDIE

Did some railroads prohibit crew members from riding in a caboose while being pushed?

Ed Burns



Date: 06/25/22 18:33
Re: More Pushing on a Caboose in the Tehachaois
Author: ProAmtrak

callum_out Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> Neat shot, you could push behind the caboose with
> two of those as long as one was offline. 
>
> Out 

I never seen it like that back in the early 90s when both SP and Santa Fe did that a lot!



[ Share Thread on Facebook ] [ Search ] [ Start a New Thread ] [ Back to Thread List ] [ <Newer ] [ Older> ] 
Page created in 0.0291 seconds