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Taylor in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fitz's Caboose

 
 
Fitz's Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., May 13, 2016
1. Fitz's Caboose Marker
Inscription. John J. Fitzpatrick was one of Michigan's great legislators from 1948 to 1966. This caboose has been given to Heritage Park by his family to all who use it will remember him. The City of Taylor appreciates the effort of Congressman John Dingell in locating this antique Wooden caboose and neighboring boxcar for Heritage Park.
 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 42° 12.889′ N, 83° 15.074′ W. Marker is in Taylor, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Pardee Road 0.3 miles from Northline Road. Touch for map. The church and marker are located with the historical buildings at the southwest corner of Heritage Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor MI 48180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hand Train Station (a few steps from this marker); Taylor Heritage School (a few steps from this marker); Water-Powered Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Greenwald Herkimer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Coan Lake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Mound Church (about 500 feet away); Town Hall (about 600 feet away); The Log Cabin (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylor.
 
Categories. PoliticsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Fitz's Caboose and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., May 13, 2016
2. Fitz's Caboose and Marker
Boxcar image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 9, 2016
3. Boxcar
Boxcar image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 9, 2016
4. Boxcar
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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