Saturday, March 10, 2018

"Perry's Pride" at Conifer



Caboose No. 71 of the Grasse River Railroad (owned by the Emporium Forestry Company as it    appeared at Conifer, N.Y., deep in the Adirondacks, in 1953. Eventually this odd-looking two-truck home-made "bobber" caboose made its way to Rail City Museum at Sandy Pond, N.Y.  where it was put on display until the museum closed in the 1970s.  The late Norman Kistner is shown in the cupola. It has been modeled in HO. Photo courtesy of Robert Groman.




Another view of the same caboose.


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