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Southern Railway XC5, Winnsboro, SC, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 34° 20.362 W 081° 04.894
17S E 492498 N 3799788
Quick Description: The caboose is under repairs as time of photo taken, sporting a new red paint job. Storyboard names the cab as Southern Railway XC5. It is located at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro, SC.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2019 8:43:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMZT6E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
Views: 0

Long Description:
Storyboard information.
"These transfer cabooses (XC5 and XC6) were built in 1955 by Southern Railroad at the Hayne Shops in Spartanburg, SC.
In large rail termials and urban cities, transfer cabooses were often used. They were similar in design to the early wood shanty-type caboose, and wre very plain inside, only a desk for paperwork."
Current Use:
RR Museum Display


Type Of Caboose: Transfer

Visit Instructions:
Please visit the location of the caboose, brake van, or guard van, provide visit details through photo or narrative.
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