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WP 483

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WP 483

Steel Bay Window Caboose

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BuilderInternal Car Co. Kenton, OH
BuiltMay 1980
TypeAssigned UP class CA-18 on paper after merger
Operating weightWe have two sources that differ on the weight of this caboose.
One source says 55,700 lbs. The second says 55,700 lbs.
Acquisition Acquired by FRRS as part of the equipment trade
with Western Railway Museum in 2005

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Audio Transcript:

Western Pacific caboose 483 was built in May 1980 by International Car Co., Kenton OH. The caboose was acquired in a museum equipment trade between the Feather River Rail Society and the Bay Area Electric Railway Association in May 2005. Caboose is slated to be cleaned up and placed into service as the general superintendent's office.