Friday, September 11, 2015

CPR caboose

Adolf Hungry Wolf; Canadian Railway Scenes No 1. Good Medicine Books 1983
Vans (cabooses) number 437110 and 437111 were built as standard length cars in the 1930s but had ten feet cut out of them in 1944 to serve on a line with switchbacks near Trail BC. The shorter length allowed one more ore car per train. No. 437111 at least, appears to have lasted into the '80s.

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