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Freight Cars

Illinois Central 1940 Illinois Central 9792
Illinois Central 1940
Illinois Central 9792
Description:NE Steel Cupola Caboose

Equipment Information

IC 9792 is a standard railroad caboose designed for general freight service over the IC system. It has a cupola on the roof, offset towards one end, to provide the conductor better visibility over his train. It also has an unusual side door located in the middle of each side, a feature unique to cabooses built by the IC.

Builder: Illinois Centrral
Year Built: 1940
Length: 36ft 7in
Width: 10ft 6in
Height: 15ft 2in
Weight: ??? lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: Scullin
Description: Steel Cupola Side Door Caboose
Arrived: 1985
Condition: Complete / restored / not operational

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