Valley Railroad Company - Ralph H. Gibson Caboose - Essex, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 20.954 W 072° 24.310
18T E 717083 N 4580775
Quick Description: Cupola caboose used by the Valley Railroad Company in Essex, Connecticut.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 9/27/2008 8:19:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM4T8Z
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Ralph H. Gibson Caboose was built in 1938 for the Pennsylvania Railroad (it currently rides on New York Central trucks). It is an all-steel caboose. The caboose has been restored and is used on special weekends at the end of the steam train. In the vicinity of the caboose there are several railroad cars, locomotives and other railroad equipment. The Valley Railroad Company operates the Essex Steam Train from this property, for more information about the steam train see their website.
Current Use:
Display and used on special trains and birthday parties by request

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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