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Illinois Central Gulf 199945 Caboose - Genoa, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 42° 05.889 W 088° 42.007
16T E 359415 N 4662072
Quick Description: A red caboose on rails displayed at the Kishwaukee Valley Heritage and Depot Museum.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 9/8/2019 11:45:40 AM
Waymark Code: WM118TE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 2

Long Description:
Thanks to the Illinois Cabeese site:
(visit link)

and Static Railroad Equipment site:
(visit link)

Learn more about the Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society at (visit link) and (visit link)

According to the latter article:
"History - Established in 1977 by Robert Hoover and many local folks. Milwaukee Rail Road Depot was moved to the 2 acre site on Route 72 followed by a Illinois Central caboose. The oldest Genoa well building is on the museum campus. The caboose is from mid 1950s."

Could use a new paint job soon.
Current Use:
display


Type Of Caboose: Cupola, "Standard"

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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