PRR caboose 477577 - Altoona, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285
N 40° 30.834 W 078° 23.960
17T E 720331 N 4488047
Quick Description: A PRR caboose is on display at the Altoona Memorial Railroaders Museum at 1200 Ninth Avenue. N5, steel, center cupola, built in the Altoona Shops in 1929.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2021 2:44:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM1400M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 3

Long Description:
With the western expansion of the Pennsylvania Railroad the town of Altoona was also expanded. It became to be known as the "Railroad City" during the 1920's and 1930's.
There are plenty of relics of the railroad around the town and surrounding are.
This caboose has been put on permanent display at the Railroaders Memorial Museum.
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Current Use:
Currently the Caboose is a display at a museum.


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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