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SP 4707 Summer 2016



The FRRS completed a major restoration of the SP 4706 caboose in August 2016

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SP 4706 Christine Graffiti

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SP 4706 4/19/2011

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SP 4706 5/3/2016

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SP 4706 5/3/2016

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SP 4706 5/3/2016

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SP 4706 5/13/2016

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SP 4706 8/14/2016

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SP 4706 8/14/2016

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SP 4706 8/14/2016

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Fuel Fill decal applied by Ali Barbato

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Ali leveling build date decal

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Ali putting the build date on

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Ali putting Christine decal on SP 4706

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Watch your Step decal

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SP 4706 Coming out of shop under guidence of Steven Perry

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SP 4706 On Caboose Train

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Ken Chapin, Painter Extraordinaire

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Ken Chapin by Greg Elems

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SP 4706 Project


The FRRS completed a major restoration of the SP 4706 caboose in August 2016.

The project team included:

FRRS President Steve Habeck
Ken Chapin
Matt Parker
Dave Dodds
CMO Bil Jackson
FRRS VP Greg Elems
David (Fritz) Elems
FRRS Director Leisa Wesch
FRRS Acting Secretary Eugene Vicknair
FRRS Director Charlie Spikes
Loren Ross
Burr Wilson
Michael Giarritta
Bob Sims
Ethan Doty
Ali Barbato
Jason Peterich
Steven Parry
Ann Morningstar
(our apologies to anyone we may have omitted)


Additionally, the following four vendors supplied most of the materials used:

Plumas Ace Hardware (Portola)
Wild Hare Sign Company (Quincy)
Plumas County Glass (Quincy)
Tripp Plastics (Sparks)

Several of these people also made contributions of money and/or supplies for the project. We want to mention the contributions of Ken Chapin ($160 for paint and supplies), Steve Habeck ($2200 for paint, windows, and signage/lettering), and Greg Elems and Eugene Vicknair for graphics data and measurements.

Thank you to all who made this project possible and the hard work to complete it.

Page last updated:  Tue Apr 18 20:14:39 PDT 2017