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Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose

 
 
Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010
1. Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose Marker
Inscription.
This Caboose was used by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Train crews lived in the caboose as the train traveled across the country. The bay window style allowed the crew to watch the train for any problems while riding. This caboose is on loan to the Heartland's and is owned by several club members.
 
Erected by Heart of the Heartlands Railroad Club.
 
Location. 37° 16.632′ N, 94° 52.076′ W. Marker is in Carona, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Click for map. Marker and caboose are at the Heart of the Heartlands Railroad Club's Carona Depot Complex and Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6769 NW 20th Street, Scammon KS 66773, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1932 Plymouth 0-6-0 Switch Engine (a few steps from this marker); Missouri Pacific Wooden Frame Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); West Mineral War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); 40 Cubic Yard Dipper (approx. 4 miles away); Fire Bell (approx. 4 miles away); Miner's Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Star Cemetery / Borland Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carona.
 
Also see . . .
Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010
2. Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose and Marker

1. Heart of the Heartlands Railroad Club. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010
3. Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose
Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose Sink image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010
4. Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose Sink
Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose Seat image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010
5. Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose Seat
Southern Pacific Bay Window Seat in Caboose image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2010
6. Southern Pacific Bay Window Seat in Caboose
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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