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  Caboose 24542Page1
Caboose 24542 features a bay window design, which was common in the region around Maywood Station and it is similar to caboose #0121 currently operated by the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway.
Caboose 24542 is carefully pulled by the backhoe across the temorary track on May 10, 2005.
Caboose 24542 and Maywood Station is seen in a panoramic view on June 18, 2005 after an extra-work session by MSHC members.
www.maywoodstation.com /Caboose24542_1.htm   (1492 words)

 UP-The Caboose's Early Uses
The caboose served several functions, one of which was as an office for the conductor.
Once the train was stopped, the flagman would descend from the caboose and walk back to a safe distance with lanterns, flags, and other warning devices to stop any approaching trains.
It was common for railroads to assign a caboose to a conductor for his exclusive use.
www.uprr.com /aboutup/history/caboose/caboo01.shtml   (342 words)

 Caboose 24542Page2
Caboose 24542 and Maywood Station are shown on a sunny and crips October 26, 2005.
On February 3, 2006, the majority of the carpentry inside Caboose 24542 was completed as molding was applied to wall and ceiling paneling.
A view of Caboose 24542 as a record-setting blizzard affected the region on February 12, 2006.
www.maywoodstation.com /Caboose24542_2.htm   (791 words)

 CABOOSE'S IN ALABAMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A Burlington Northern 10402, ex-CBandQ 13536 caboose at the
An unknown number LandN wood caboose is on display in Andalusia, AL at the museum.
Campground in Veto, AL., this ERIE C263 Class N3A caboose is dressed in Conrail livery as the 19647.
stagmiesalrailpics.homestead.com /caboose.html   (1788 words)

 Caboose History
Today's SP caboose with its sleek bay windows of shatterproof glass, automatic oil heater, electric lights and refrigerator, drinking fountain, radio-telephone and specially-designed Pullman-type crew seats is fast becoming an operating symbol of the technological advances continually being made by SP.
Cupolas were first built into cabooses on the Central Pacific-SP's railroad ancestor-about 1875, and were permanent fixtures until 1949, when bay windows first made their appearance on SP cabooses.
The care and attention given to cabooses has come a long way from the days when Nat Williams sat on a barrel in the last car of his train and T. Watson got his orders to pick up an empty boxcar for his new caboose.
www.sdrm.org /history/caboose/caboosehist.html   (1352 words)

 L&N Caboose #6497   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is one of 62 cabooses built for the B and O Railroad by the Fruit Growers Express Company at their Alexandra Virginia Factory between February and Many of 1978.
It was a "pool" caboose built to replace aging cabooses on the B and o.
Caboose is a Dutch word for a ship galley, a fitting name for the railroad refuge for the train crew.
www.historicrailpark.com /page32.html   (504 words)

 Caboose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The caboose was also a dangerous place, as slack run-ins could hurl the crew from their places and even dislodge weighty equipment.
The ends of a transfer caboose are left open, with safety railings surrounding the area between the crew compartment and the end of the car.
Caboose as part of a restaurant constructed from railcars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caboose   (2025 words)

 California State Railroad Museum Foundation - Union Pacific Railroad Caboose No. 25256
The humble caboose was a fixture on the end of freight trains for more than a century.
The typical caboose featured a raised cupola with seats for a brakeman, a heating and cooking stove, bunks for the crew to use on long runs, and a conductor's desk.
Today the caboose is nearly gone, having been replaced by electronic boxes attached to the last car of a train which transmit information to the engineer.
www.csrmf.org /doc.asp?ID=188   (295 words)

The Burlington Northern caboose is green with a fl roof.
Below the cupola between two of the windows is the "BN" logo and underneath it is "Burlington Northern." The Pemco BN caboose carries number 151.
The "Pennsylvania Railroad" is the other entry in the Pemco Caboose roadnames, I have not seen an example of this model to date and can not comment on its paint scheme.
tycotrain.tripod.com /pemcorailwaysystem/id13.html   (250 words)

 Caboose Roster
Some of the cabooses were rebuilt into transfer units beginning in the 1960s using the existing caboose frames and with a short center cab, retaining the 600- number series previously used.
Photos tend to indicate that wood caboose #602 wasn't the donor for the frame of transfer caboose #602.
The disposition of cabooses #608 and #618 is unknown.
www.greenbayroute.com /cabooseroster.htm   (1824 words)

 White River Journal: A Caboose of Our Own
In its heyday, one of the primary functions of the caboose was to serve as a backup on the train's air brake line.
The interior of the caboose is a myriad of things designed to make it a living space, safe workplace, and storage space, all of which we had to rearrange to fit within our shortened caboose.
Adding a caboose to the White River Valley Museum's 1920s Auburn exhibit area was conceived of by museum director Patricia Cosgrove as a way of showing the importance of railroads and railroading in the community's heritage.
www.wrvmuseum.org /journal/journal_1098.htm   (3093 words)

 SMVRHM - Caboose #180 Restoration
Caboose No. 180 was purchased by the Santa Maria Valley Railroad (SMVRR) in the 1950s.
Caboose No. 180 is moved to the depot.
The caboose is moved to the Larrabee Brothers siding.
www.smvrhm.org /caboose.html   (276 words)

 Finger Lakes Region Lodging-- The Caboose Motel
From a distance, a traveler can see "Caboose Alley," and they know they are on the right track.
All cabooses are equipped with a shower, bathroom, seating, cable TV, telephone, two upper berths (original sleepers), one single and one double bed for lower berths.
There are logbooks in each caboose that can be written in by our customers.
www.caboosemotel.net /caboose.asp   (215 words)

 The Caboose, Brass Model Train Store
The Caboose will be stocking NORBRASS Models, an Importer of European Models.
The Caboose store hours are Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM; Saturday By Appointment Only; Closed Sunday.
Call The Caboose with details pertaining to the items you have for sale/consignment, or in the case of larger collections send a list by fax, email or snail mail.
www.thecaboose.com   (524 words)

 Caboose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The caboose is now complete (except for the interior detailing).
It was interesting to learn how the wheels and axles are turned on a lathe and how the bolster works in the side frames.
As one of the last remaining details, electrical lighting was installed on the caboose over the Christmas break.
www.davelevy.net /caboose.htm   (123 words)

 Finger Lakes Region Lodging-- The Caboose Motel
The Caboose Motel is located in the Heart of New York State's Finger Lakes Region and is owned and operated by Doug Baer.
Doug is certain that your stay in one of our converted cabooses will be memorable for you or your family, whether you are a railroad fan or a family looking for a unique adventure.
The Caboose Motel is in close proximity to many Finger Lakes Region attractions, which are suitable for all ages and interests.
www.caboosemotel.net   (342 words)

 SSW #35 Caboose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the final stages of caboose development is exemplified by this overhanging, extended-vision (or wide-vision) cupola style, which provides excellent train-viewing visibility.
This welded steel caboose with SSW Barber-Bettendorf trucks & Timken roller bearings has a center cupola wider than the car body, giving it the height of a cupola caboose and width of a bay-window caboose for better visibility.
It was moved by the SP to its Taylor yard in Los Angeles, and taken to San Diego by the Santa Fe (with museum-owned ex-SP caboose #1351) on November 30, 1984, and then to Grossmont siding in La Mesa (later removed) by the SD&IV.
www.sdrm.org /roster/caboose/cab35   (477 words)

 The Caboose Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The caboose served as an office for the conductor, a place for any other rear-end trainmen to ride, and sometimes even a bunk and cook house.
This comparatively modern steel, wide vision caboose is on the tail of a northbound Illinois Central way freight at Hammond, La. on a cloudy summer day in 1967.
Other cabooses were purchased from various railroads by private individuals and survive either on or off a railroad.
www.alpharail.net /cabooses/cabooses.htm   (740 words)

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The Town of Greenfield and NESEA found an original 1944 New Haven caboose in good condition, but it needed a lot of "elbow grease." With much community support (financially and hands-on help), renovations were completed and the museum opened May 2001.
Many original features are showcased in one-half of the caboose including: a pot-bellied stove, the fusee and torpedo box, a large oil can used at the station, and the brakeman's desk.
Children welcome the arrival of the 1944 authentic caboose to the Greenfield Energy Park from their very own train.
www.nesea.org /park/tour2.html   (303 words)

 Galiano Island, BC - Active Pass Caboose & Farmhouse on the Hillside
She was originally based in Edmonton and retired to the Coquitlam yards in the early 70's, where she was lovingly restored and renovated into a cottage and barged to the sunny tip of MaryAnn Point, Galiano Island, BC.
With all the comforts of home the Caboose offers a queen size loft with panoramic views, a kitchen with fridge, stove, microwave, coffee maker, outdoor gas BBQ and all utensils.
The caboose has a three piece bath with a flush toilet, shower and wash basin.
www.cedarplace.com /caboose   (636 words)

 Caboose Style Cottage plans-Vacation Home/Cottage/Cabin designs unique small vacation cottages/homes/cabins-floor ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Caboose Style Cottage plans-Vacation Home/Cottage/Cabin designs unique small vacation cottages/homes/cabins-floor plans-designs-blueprints based on the Classic Railroad Caboose Design.
and durability are what the old caboose’s had and we strive for it in all our designs.
We are confident that our designs (interior and exterior) will stand the test of time just like the original “Classic Caboose”.
www.caboosestylehomes.com /index.html   (422 words)

 The Little Red Caboose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Little Red Caboose is a children's book by Marian Potter, first published in 1953.
It tells the story of a caboose who longs to be as popular as the steam engine at the front of the train, and gains the respect and admiration of all when it saves the train from rolling down a mountain.
But by the time the little red caboose came along, the boys and girls were turning away.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Little_Red_Caboose   (439 words)

 build caboose
It is helpful to use the existing roof ribs of the caboose to ensure proper alignment of your new cupola.
The caboose was painted with caboose red paint for the sides, and reefer yellow for the ends.
This was the fourth caboose I've built in this manner and pictures of the other three are included below.
www.modelrailweb.com /mainline/build_caboose.htm   (809 words)

 Caboose Video
It covers from laying track at the station and river bridge to picking out eight cabooses from forty of them, sandblasting, painting, lettering, finishing touches are all covered.
It was well worth the cost to see what is really necessary to turn one of those cabooses into living quarters.
Decommissioned railroad cabooses now are a hot item for hobby/craft room, children's club house, roadside coffee stands, offices, model railroad club, lodging and cabins, fetching thousands of dollars apiece in surplus sales.
www.caboosenut.com /caboosevideo.htm   (1634 words)

 Welcome to - Cabooses4sale.Com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
All Images: Cabooses, passenger cars, freight cars, and other equipment shown within are EXAMPLES only, to illustrate designs and styles.
This website (Cabooses4sale.com), is offered to Sell and Lease cabooses, passenger cars and special display cars to Railroads (sale or lease-back), other corporate clients, and to clients for their personal and/or small business uses, such as: Bed & Breakfast units, mountain lodges, coffee/ice cream/sandwich shops, Offices, children’s playhouses, etc.
Often, those brokers show railroad passenger cars, cabooses and small locomotives that they do not have direct access to, nor permission from the actual owner to sell.
www.cabooses4sale.com.cob-web.org:8888   (428 words)

 Caboose Hobbies, The best place to enjoy the hobby of Model Railroading!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Caboose Hobbies is a family owned business that was established in 1938.
Caboose Hobbies stocks over 150,000 items in our 18,600 square feet of floor space.
All of the Caboose Hobbies family are here to serve all your model railroading wants and needs.
www.caboosehobbies.com /allabout/aboutch.htm   (920 words)

 P&LE 516 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
His video of his adventures buying/moving/fixing cabooses (he has 14), skip the school of hard knocks yourself.
This is a preservation society just for cabooses and caboose lovers.Very informed people.
This is our caboose, inside and out,that we stay in here in Schenley, Pa. (Sort of a caboose home and garden /extreme home, this is on live rail and moves from time to time).
www.kiskijunction.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Page1.html   (706 words)

 Baltimore & Ohio Caboose C-2019, now located at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum
This particular caboose is an I-5 style caboose that was built by the BandO in 1926.
The former Baltimore and Ohio caboose #C-2019, which resides at the museum, was featured in the Second Quarter 2003 issue of "The Sentinel", the official publication of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Historical Society.
The "Wheeling Caboose" as it has come to be known, was moved to the museum property on April 5, 2000.
www.toyandtrain.com /caboose.htm   (938 words)

 Central California Rails - Caboose Index Page
CCR's Caboose pages are growing faster than I can keep up with, as such I am deviating from the theme that is prevailing on the rest of CCR's Pages, The new format as done below is a Table format.
Below the Caboose index is the newest addition to the Caboose index.
As I began to discover cabooses that were no longer at Dwight's locations and cabooses not on his lists, I began to add them to the lists and advise Dwight.
cencalrails.railfan.net /cabooseindex.html   (481 words)

 Red Caboose Online -
The reservations are sold out at Red Caboose.
It is difficult for Red Caboose to anticipate how many to produce plus the fact that we were shorted units on several production runs and unfortunately, some of the dealers did not get any or all they had ordered.
Please bear with us as we will be producing more roadnames in the future and doing some reruns of the ones we have already produced.
www.red-caboose.com /cgi-bin/e_catalog/catalog.cgi   (232 words)

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