GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN CABOOSES

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Part Number:124662

New Book
Carl Byron 244 pages softcover

Get the go-to source for history and operation of North American cabooses! This 224-page book , written by Carl Byron with Don Heimburger, explains why cabooses existed, how they were used, and why they eventually disappeared. Guide to North American Cabooses will show and explain designs common to regions as well as designs specific to many individual railroads, closing with the common International-built wide-cupola caboose that appeared on railroads across the country.

 

You’ll find details on:

  • What employees did on while on board
  • How cabooses evolved from being living quarters to offices
  • Roster info on operation, crew members, and region
  • Types of cabooses including four-wheel bobbers, wooden, steel, bay-window and wide-cupola
  • And more!