This Elderly Man Builds A Train Especially For Taking Rescued Stray Dogs On Tours

Eugene Bostick may officially be an 80-year-old retiree, but the Fort Worth, Texas, resident spends his days “working” as a train driver.

But this isn’t any ordinary locomotive — the passengers are rescued stray dogs who are taken on adventures around the neighborhood and in the surrounding woods.

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Eugene and his brother Corky live on a dead-end street where many locals leave their unwanted dogs.

Seeing all these unloved creatures so desperately in need of a home, Eugene decided to adopt them all, and built a tractor to take them on adventures.

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“We started feeding them, letting them in, taking them to the vet to get them spayed and neutered. We made a place for them to live,” Eugene told the Dodo.

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“I seen this guy with a tractor who attached these carts to pull rocks. I thought, ‘Dang, that would do for a dog train.’ I’m a pretty good welder, so I took these plastic barrels with holes cut in them, and put wheels under them and tied them together,” Eugene explained.

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“Whenever they hear me hooking the tractor up to it, man, they get so excited.”

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Watch Eugene and his dogs on one of their bi-weekly adventures below:


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