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95 Responses to Write a Funny Caption

  • Evan Asby says:

    Stop saying “Woo Woo” and start pulling.

  • Vytenis Radzivanas says:

    “C’mon, keep pullin’. You said you wanted to let off some steam!”

  • mike b says:

    Quit laughing and get this @#$%$& thing outta my butt!

  • Graham says:

    Thee old train has run out of puff, pull man pull!

  • mike says:

    Where’s Buster Keaton when you need him?

  • Bill says:

    OK, Nigel, when I get this thing rolling tell the engineer to pop the clutch and she should start right up.

    • Jack says:

      Excellent !!!

    • Andrew says:

      A very funny and well written comment. Thanks for the laughs Bill.

  • Dan Linkert says:

    PULL! The next time I said shovel on more coal I mean shovel on more coal! How else will we make the grade?

  • Phil says:

    “Ok ! So we ran out of coal….I’ll get us there on time. Tell all the passengers to get out and push in the back!

  • Joe Bialek says:

    “Somebody had their Weaties today!”

  • Louis says:

    Hey Walter, TAKE YOUR FOOT OFF THE DAMN BRAKE YOU NITWIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Robert says:

    I’m a Bald-win you’re a Hairy-win.

  • Neil Rooke says:

    Thought you checked the tender for coal

  • Tom Scholten says:


  • Train Doctor says:


  • Wilf Lalonde says:

    Ran on coal dust, for awhile…then that ran out!

  • Larry says:

    Operational directive: Train crews are asked to preserve fuel to the best of their ability.

  • carpy says:

    you lost the toss, so dont complain

  • John says:

    See mum, I told you that I pull more than my own weight around here.

  • hans kleynhans says:

    I is the boss and if I say pull yous will pull got it

  • João Gaspar says:

    Stop acting like a clown help me pull this damn thing

  • James says:

    Nothing like a bit of training to start the day

  • Per Lea says:

    Get off! This is too heavy for me!

  • paul says:

    I’ll pull it, but not with you on it. Remember our radio flyer when we were kids? Same thing.

  • Daniel McEleney says:

    Are you sure you can jump start the engine, this way

  • Virginia McAllister-Evans says:

    “Who? Us? We’re not pulling around … !!”

  • Bill says:

    …and to think my cousin complained about freshman hazing. Wimp!

  • john turner says:

    only twenty mile to go Bert

  • Bernard Sigler says:

    Get off. I can’t pull it with you on it.

  • Jim says:

    Mule train

  • John Dragoun says:

    I think I can.I think I can.

  • Roger says:

    If you got off this loco I’m sure I’d be able to pull it.

  • Ian Staley says:

    Now you know why it’s called a “PULLMAN”

  • Mike McCarthy says:

    Just think, another 2,000 miles and we’ll be in San Francisco.

  • Marklin ed says:

    Look I said push not pull

  • Dave T says:

    OK when I say “go!” you tell him to let the clutch out.

  • Jim says:

    I’ve had better days, when you remember to fill the tender.

  • Ghi says:

    Sorry, ran out of steam!

  • Bob Kenney says:

    If you’re not going to pull, at least get off!

  • Graham Tomkins says:

    I sure hope it gets to be your turn before they invent diesels!

  • Stephan says:

    “Whew, now that is how you stop a run-away train….”

  • Stephan says:

    If this thing is supposed to be a cow-catcher, it must have your bull that confused it?

  • Carl Cantrell says:

    I’m not the one who said we had enough water to make the next tower without stopping at the last tower.

  • GMOMO says:

    I thought you checked the tank?


    I think I can, I think can, mush!

  • LEO says:

    Get off the engine, you are too heavy, i can’t pull damm it

  • thomas stockman says:

    I told u to gas-up at the last depot…!!!

  • Anthony Diyenna says:

    I can’t wait for this coal miners’ strike to end!

  • Peter says:

    You,ll have to help me on the grades ya know.

  • Neal says:

    I think we need more than 1 more horsepower……

    • Ed says:

      you mean manpower, don’t see no horse.

  • Jay says:

    Darn EPA regulations!!!

  • WCAnderson says:

    Steve, your way behind time!

  • Gerry says:


  • Mike says:

    Putting a new meaning to the phrase “a little help”

  • Robert Gallamore says:

    Sure you have ‘er in Notch 8, Casey?

  • Leon van der Linde says:

    Bill forgot to fill the tender again now he has to pull the train.

  • Leon van der Linde says:

    The fire went out and Bill’s mother-in-law is in a hurry.

  • Charles Sealer says:

    Heads you pull, tails I push!

    • Ed says:

      Now that’s funny, I don’t care who you are, that funny

  • Donald McGraw says:

    ” One tie at a time”

  • Adam Swindell says:

    “20 cars to couple Danny”

  • Ed says:

    Hey Joe, I have a flat, ya think you can pull me over so other cars can pass

  • Bruce says:

    “…And they think we can pull out that dent with just this?”

  • Rod says:

    yea like this all my fault I told you to make sure we had enough fuel

  • Dan says:

    I can;t believe you forgot to fill the tender with coal!

  • Jim says:

    Mush I say Mush, the next time don’t forget the coal goofy

  • Ron Scannell says:

    Youre auditioning for ‘the worlds strongest man’, now pull

  • Tel says:

    I’m just tryin’ to clutch start it!!!

  • Walter Jodrey says:

    Excuse me, how far to the next water tower?

  • JohnOgden says:

    The USA’s first Pullman.

  • Gerard Bohlmann says:

    My turn!!!! My turn!!!!

  • chris leseberg says:

    Always new I’d have to pull this thing when it wouldn’t start. And all just to run down to the store to get a loaf of bread.

  • Andy says:

    Come on put your back into it man, only another 100 miles to go.

  • A Jones says:

    Southern Rail said if i can Pull it i Can have It

  • richard harris says:

    I don’t think this is what my wife meant by pulling a train tonight!

  • Frank says:

    Ok you’ve done well on the flat bit, now put your back in it for the incline

  • Peter says:

    “Hey, not so fast. I’m getting travel sick up here”

  • Shelton Durham says:

    It’s a long way to Tipperary.

  • Robert says:

    Another few pumps and we’ll be able to change the wheel.

  • allan says:

    hows this thing stuck up my butt goin to start her

  • paul says:

    start of triathalon

  • Joe Lovell says:

    Hey, remember what happened the last time you did this?

  • Bob says:

    Just my luck! Me, an engine, and not a yard goat in sight.

  • Louis Davis says:

    I Really Hate These Budget Cuts !!!!!

  • Gene says:

    “Is that the Sunset Limited I hear?”

  • Rich says:

    Hey, you lost the bet, she really was a blonde

  • Debra Truchon says:

    Oh damn we forgot about the bridge and tunnel

  • Charlie says:

    “And you thought Thomas the train was slow, LOL”

  • Kevin Ching says:

    How come i always end up pulling and all you say is I’m helping to push

  • Lee Ross says:

    wow, we could of had a 4-8-4

  • Kevin says:

    Just pulling and a grinning

  • Ed says:

    Boy, I can’t wait until I have seniority

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