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Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose

 
 
Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
1. Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker
Inscription. This caboose was built for the Norfolk and Western Railroad (N&W) in December 1969.

It was donated in 1993 to the museum and repainted as Southern Railway (SR) Washington Division caboose X518606 the following year.
 
Location. 38° 48.031′ N, 77° 19.911′ W. Marker is in Fairfax Station, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from Fairfax Station Road. Touch for map. This marker is at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairfax Station (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fairfax Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmish at St. Mary’s (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary’s Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); In this Church of St. Mary’s (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clara H. Barton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Payne’s Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fairfax Nike Missile Site (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax Station.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
2. Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker
Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
3. Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker
Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
4. Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 120 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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