This page contains photos of the common types of containers used in intermodal transport today. The purpose of this page is to familiarize viewers with the various types of containers currently in use. This page is designed specifically for intermodal transportation enthusiasts and modelers.

** Special Note: I DO NOT buy, sell, or refurbish containers. I don't ship containers either. I am in no way affiliated with any of the companies whose equipment is shown. **

Last Updated:  June 17, 2024.

NEWS:  Updated all parts with some new containers.  Enjoy! 

Special Note:  If you sent me scanned photos 20+ years ago, I'd like to get higher resolution scans to improve the quality of some of the older images posted here.  I've lost contact with some contributors from that era, so if you're one of them please consider taking some time to re-scan your old prints/slides and send me new image files.  And I would appreciate it if folks out there with photographs from the 1970s-1980s would scan some of them and send them to me.  Thanks for the help!

Part One contains photos of dry box containers and refrigerated containers. Click the following links to proceed to the image galleries in Part One:

For photographs of other container types, continue on to:

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

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By visiting this web page, the viewer agrees to the following terms and conditions: This page copyright 1999-2024 by Matt Hannes / The Intermodal Container Web Page. All of the rights to the photos on this page are owned by The Intermodal Container Web Page unless noted. Unauthorized copying or pirating is strictly prohibited. If you would like to use any of these photos on your pages, e-mail me for permission. The owner of this page is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by any of the companies whose equipment is shown.