Kansas City Southern 125-Year Anniversary Auto Rack

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If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably thinking that Kansas City Southern (KCS) coulda’/shoulda’ made the logos on their 125-year anniversary auto racks just a wee bit bigger, especially considering the enormous size of the cars.

What’s interesting about this car is that it’s a hybrid of two railroads, both Kansas City Southern and Providence & Worcester (P&W). The top (rack) is the property of the KCS while the flatcar it rides on belongs to the P&W hence the WRWK (Warwick Railroad) of Providence, R.I. reporting mark.

It looks like P&W and KCS are combining auto carrier fleets but one can never tell for sure. Whatever the case, it’s hard to beat those NAFTA racks, right!?

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Author:Railfan AC

AC is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, a long haul trucker, a transportation enthusiast and a lifelong lover of trains. AC's mission is to travel America documenting American railroading in the 21st century while educating those who want to know about the importance the railroads play in our daily lives including, but not limited to, the movement of goods, services and more.

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