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What a fantastic paint job, Warbs! The attention to detail between the red of the car and the yellow of everything else to match the "Southern" printing is amazing. How neat is this. Thank you for another terrific puzzle!
Please could we wait until the weather is just a tad warmer? (By about 25 degrees!!)
Are they using this for overnight guests? That is what they do in a railroadmuseum in Ontario and it is not cheap.
No costume at all would draw the crowds but I don't think they would be adoring!! LOL!!
This would no doubt be the middle class version of those opulent 19th century private railcars of the robber barons.
Thanks for the words, fjed!!Without a doubt, els! without a doubt.Good eye noticing that Floyd!I can think of one Robyn, I just don't know where I would put it. Maybe at Suzys house.That would be so muchfun Brie, maybe even wear a costume!!Your right Lorna, a very detailed job.A luxury suite indeed, Ginger. Much larger!A place to sit and look up and down the tracks easily, Cathy. Thanks!!
Great caboose!!! And it has a bay window!!! : )
Do you remember the story about the kids that lived in a caboose? This would have been a luxury suite for them.☺ A dandy Caboose Dave. :O)
It looks great and like it has been restored with love.
That is a work of art! I would love to ride in one of those and stand on the platform at the back -waving to the adoring masses!!
I wonder how many people dream of getting their hands on one of these Dave!!!
The outside looks like new. Great restoration job and find.I like the curved grab bar so the trainman could swing into the back of the caboose.Thanks Dave.
That's nicely restored Warbs. I look forward to seeing inside. Thanks and hugs, janet
The stories it could tell!
Putter, Out west many people have purchased a used caboose, had it moved to their property and made it into a comfy cabin. Often the pop -out portion becomes the dining area.
And to think they are a thing of the past, now Lyndee. Now the last car has a couple of stick on lights on it and thats it, I believe. :(Exactly Ellen.Thanks Patti.
LOL Putter, indeed! But people have done that before!I'll have to climb the stairs and look inside when I'm there in two weeks, smllpkg, to see if I can see the inside.Its not a real old one but it is a Southern, Laura. Thanks!I'll email you Suzy...The best trip I ever took across the USA was by train, Daffydoodle!
Worth restoring! Thanks, Dave!Neat story, Lyndee!
I grew up in a very small town which was divided by railroad tracks. Would walk to school and many times I had to wait for them to pass by. Was always happy to see that red caboose for two reasons. One, it meant the end of the train, and two, there was always somebody standing on the back who would wave at me. :)
Thank you Warbler for this caboose as I love old trains. They were so much more fun to ride.
Let me know what your fodor questions are, Warb! Will be happy to help our...or have Beekay help out! (She's the real guru!)
It's as handsome a caboose as I've ever seen!
LOL, Putter. If anyone could handle a small living space, you could. This looks like brand new on the outside. I wonder if they did the inside, too?
Funny thing......my first thought was, "I could turn that into a neat little home!" It's even got a little pop-out for internal interest. Add a fireplace, and it could be fun to live in. Yes?? Okay, maybe I'm still suffering from sleep deprivation.