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Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Caboose 90950

 
 
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1. Caboose 90950 Marker
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Caboose 90950 was built in 1929. A caboose is usually the last car on a freight train and is used by the train crew. This caboose has a wood-burning stove for cooking and heat, an ice box for food storage, and three bunk beds. Train crews sometimes refer to their caboose as their "crummy".

Caboose 90950 was donated to Au Glaize Village by the Chessie System in 1975. It was restored by members of the Au Glaize Village Railroad Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 41° 15.873′ N, 84° 26.429′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker can be reached from Krouse Road (County Road 146) 0.3 miles north of U.S. 24, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12296 Krouse Rd, Defiance OH 43512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Johns Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mollasses Production (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mollasses Produced Since 1850's (about 400 feet away); Kieffer Log Cabin

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(about 500 feet away); Sawmill Shanty (about 600 feet away); Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home Veterams Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Original Site of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Cemetery and Log Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Riverside Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
Caboose 90950 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, May 18, 2019
3. Caboose 90950 Marker
Caboose 90950 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, May 18, 2019
4. Caboose 90950 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022