Austin and Northwestern Caboose - Kingsland, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 30° 39.609 W 098° 26.135
14R E 554072 N 3392074
Quick Description: Faded red caboose with Austin and Northwestern Railroad logo on the side. NW 518543 is the number on the side.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2018 7:51:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMXV58
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
This caboose is now part of the Antler Inn Complex and you can stay in it overnight.

Wikipedia

The Austin and Northwestern Railroad began construction on a rail line west of Austin, Texas, USA, toward Llano on April 20, 1881. In 1901 the Texas legislature approved the merger of the Austin and Northwestern and the Houston and Texas Central Railroad. As a condition of the merger, a new passenger terminal was constructed at Austin, and the line was extended from Burnet to Lampasas in 1903. The Texas and New Orleans Railroad absorbed the line in 1934 and it was later absorbed into the Southern Pacific Company. In 1986, Southern Pacific elected to abandon the entire 163-mile (262 km) Giddings to Llano line.

Current Use:
Hotel Room


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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