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I have a 'thing' with cabooses... not sure why, but it goes back to my childhood, even before I got a trainset for Christmas.

Contrary to most trainsets of the time, and unlike the other kids I knew, I made sure the caboose roadname always matched the locomotive. Looking back on it, I'm amazed that this fundamentally basic concept was rarely followed.

These days, I'm still enamored of the caboose, it's long-lost tradition and the ghost of its importance.

These few are bashed from kits or RTR models. They're copies of actual prototypes, including a 'frog-eye' marker light and firecracker antenna.
Walthers and Moloco detail parts also contributed.
AMB, Athearn RTR, and Roundhouse.

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I really like the SP caboose. I wish they were still around. I miss them.
 

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Nice cabooses!

What do you use for window glass in those old Athearn and Roundhouse cabooses that don't come with windows?
 

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What do you use for window glass in those old Athearn and Roundhouse cabooses that don't come with windows?
The AMB kit came with acetate squares for window glass.
IIRC, the Roundhouse kit came with a 3"x 5" sheet.
 
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