For the April 2018 cartoon our artist submitted a captionless drawing.
We asked our readers to submit their own caption.
Here are the submissions that didn't quite make the grade --
"My wife told me that if I bought any more model trains I'd be in the doghouse. I took that as an invitation." - Ken Smith
"Love me tender..." - Steve Stirling
“I swear there was a train attached when we left!” - George Campbell
"What do you mean she doesn't take diesel fuel? I just filled 'er up"- Tom Dailey
“What do you mean there’s no coal?? We’ve been using coal for years and now you say we’re switching to diesel?? This damn railroad I swear...” -. Carl Camp
“We've been on duty 3 hours now and they still don't have our train ready, this would be a great place to run a Railroad.” - Brandon Lee
“How many times have I told you? Mind the switch at Union Station; you will lose the whole train if you don't!” - Noel Giles Kennedy
“I was just updating my Facebook page, next thing I know I looked up and they were gone!” - Kelley Henry
When you was talking to the TM crap was getting deep! I got up here so it wouldn’t get on my new boots.” - Storm Ratliff
“No, I thought you brought the scoop.” - Anonymous
“I`m a tellin you. There waz kars dere when we uns left da yard !!” - Russ Thompson
“Oh, yea. My wife sent me to the dog house last week. But hey, at least I don’t have to go far to get to work.” - Ben Swope
A special thanks to everyone who submitted a caption.