North American Cabooses Bundle

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Description

North American Cabooses Flashcards: Created exclusively for Trains magazine, North American Cabooses Flashcards feature stunning photography and images from the Don Heimburger Collection and impressive facts about iconic cabooses across North America. This set includes 36 premium quality 4" x 6" cards, each featuring a unique caboose.

Guide to North American Cabooses: Get the go-to source for history and operation of North American cabooses! This 224-page book, written by Carl Byron with Don Heimburger, explains why cabooses existed, how they evolved, how they were used, and why they eventually disappeared. Guide to North American Cabooses shows and explains designs common to regions as well as designs specific to many individual railroads, closing with the common International-built bay-window and wide-cupola cabooses that appeared on railroads across the country.

Author: From Trains Magazine
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 224
Table of Contents

Guide to North American Cabooses

Introduction

Chapter 1 - Caboose history
Chapter 2 - Wooden cabooses
Chapter 3 - Steel cabooses
Chapter 4 - The "Northeastern" caboose
Chapter 5 - Bay-window and wide-cupola cabooses
Chapter 6 - Transfer cabooses, combines, and variations
Chapter 7 - Caboose operations
Chapter 8 - Descent into history

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