At the end of the line of the Florida East Coast railroad is the Hialeah rail station yard, where a thousand cars a day sluice in and out, past scrubby grass and piles of old railroad ties piled like hurricane debris. On one lonely stretch of track sits a handful of cars that made their rounds decades ago. There's a 65-foot Southern Railroad mail car that was later made to resemble a circus car; "BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST" remains painted on its sides in large, flaking letters beside boarded-up doors. Inside... More >>>
Yes, these cars may appear a bit rough yet Â— but what do you expect for just 300 grand?