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Caboose #13

P&SR #1

Car #29/123

Baggage #605


Pictures of Caboose P&SR #1

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Early shot of P&SR #1

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Paul Shaw

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Good end view of the caboose

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The second # 1, note end window, small logo and archbar trucks

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Picture of #1 on the trailer ready to leave Petaluma 1-29-1958

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In front of the drive-in in San Mateo Does anyone have a picture of it in the used car lot?

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At Hunters Point Shipyard in the custody of Golden Gate Railroad Museum

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Returning to Petaluma in January of 2005

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At the reconstruction site, it will be in this location for 4 years

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We are checking out all the damage time has taken on our caboose, note the sill is rotted through

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This corner of the cupola and roof are in very bad shape. We decide to pull the cupola off the body

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New side sill taking shape

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Side sill installed and new framing for the missing windows has been installed

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New siding on one side, we rehabilitated the end siding in place

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After fixing the rafters and decking, we covered the roof with a layer of plywood for strength

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Residing the inside wall sheathing

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Our 'new' trucks arrive from Mineral Washington

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Good wheels and axels, plus lots of salvageable parts

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Taking the hardware off was hot work

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We had lots of holes to drill in the new parts

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A little nudging will make these parts come together

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New truck frames

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Dropping them onto the axels

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A good day's (actually months') work

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Welding the new under frame to the bolsters

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Trucks are on temporary track spaced just right for the caboose to join them

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Halloween morning, the caboose flies to its new location

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Set down on the trucks

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New roofing installed to keep out the weather

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New cabinets under the cupola are taking shape.

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