Approach Slow (Rule 284) at the west end of Big Chimney, WV

Approach Slow (Rule 284) at the west end of Big Chimney, WV

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Chicken Car

The most recent GEICO commercial features a free range chicken roaming the country. In one segment, the chicken is riding the rails in a boxcar. Good friend Jim Rollwage couldn't let an opportunity like this pass, so he put together the chicken car. In the photo below, FRC (free range chicken) is shown in a UP boxcar in the yard at Random on the Forest Park Southern.






























There's story about the tank car next to the boxcar, but that's a tale for another time.

A few weeks after the photo above was taken, FRC had made it into onto the Chesapeake, Wheeling & Erie. The photo below shows him rolling eastbound into North Pierce.































It's hard telling where FRC may end up next. As the commercial says, "If you're a free range chicken...".