UP25054 as BN Caboose 22566 - Weston MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 39° 24.536 W 094° 54.204
15S E 336128 N 4363886
Quick Description: This well-cared-for Caboose is at the end of Main Street in Weston, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/21/2011 6:50:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMDBR0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 4

Long Description:
This caboose was built in 1942 as (Union Pacific) UP 3754. It became UP 25054 when the UP went to 5 digit caboose numbers in 1959.
The Kirk Family wanted a Burlington Northern Caboose so they used this color scheme. Some opposed this (visit link)

There is a plaque on the caboose:
In Loving memory of

Edward Martin Kirk
Feb. 25, 1966 - Aug. 5, 2007

BNSF Locomotive Engineer
Captain U.S. Army
Eagle Scout, Weston Troop #249

By Family, Friends
and Community

Donated to the City of Weston by
The I.R. Kirk Family
on August 9, 2008
Current Use:
Display near Weston Train Station


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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