Freight Car Classics

Freight Car Classics includes examples of current and classic freight train rolling stock from coast to coast.

Freight Car Classics: Rock Island Boxcars

Freight Car Classics: Rock Island Boxcars

Some classic Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific boxcars from the 1970s, from the photo collection of Kevin EuDaly.

ACF’s 2970 Centerflow

ACF’s 2970 Centerflow

American Car & Foundry’s two-bay 2970 Centerflow was a popular freight car and modern versions of this design continue to serve today.

Chessie System Freight Cars

Chessie System Freight Cars

Chessie System rolling stock was among the new looks introduced in the 1970s, with its bold colors and iconic “Chessie” logo.

PS-1 Combination Door 40-foot Boxcar

PS-1 Combination Door 40-foot Boxcar

With thousands produced, Pullman-Standard PS-1 40-foot boxcars could be found on freight trains from coast to coast in the postwar era from 1947 through 1961.