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

Caboose

 
 
Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
1. Caboose Marker
Inscription.  Pennsylvania Steel Cabin Car Class N8. The 1951 N8 Caboose was the last major design by the Pennsy. Introduced in 1950. Restored 1990.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
 
Location. 40° 52.538′ N, 84° 34.926′ W. Marker is in Van Wert, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is on East 3rd Street just east of North Washington Street (U.S. 127), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 129 E 3rd St, Van Wert OH 45891, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mile Marker Post (a few steps from this marker); Signal Cabinet And Flasher (a few steps from this marker); Do Not Turn Warning Flasher (a few steps from this marker); Penn RR Track Drill (a few steps from this marker); Penn RR Track Gauges (a few steps from this marker); Track Inspection Car (a few steps from this marker); Signal Cabinet and Flashers
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(a few steps from this marker); Town Creek Foot Bridge (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wert.
 
Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
2. Caboose Marker
Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
3. Caboose Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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