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Freight Cars

International Car 1956 Elgin Joliet & Eastern 529
International Car 1956
Elgin Joliet & Eastern 529
Description:NE Steel Cupola Caboose

Equipment Information

Elgin Joliet & Eastern 529 is a standard railroad caboose designed for general freight service over the EJ&E system in the Chicago area. It has a cupola on the roof, offset towards one end, to provide the conductor better visibility over his train.

Builder: IRCC
Year Built: 1956
Length: 39ft 10in
Width: 9ft 11in
Height: 15ft 1in
Weight: 53000 lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: Bettendorf
Description: Steel Cupola Caboose
Arrived: ????
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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