Milwaukee Road X5001
Milwaukee Road X5001 is an all-steel caboose rebuilt for use as a superintendent’s car. It was originally built by the railroad as a standard caboose with an offset cupola for providing better visibility over the train. It was later rebuilt with additional amenities and monitoring equipment for use by a railroad superintendent. It ended its career with the Soo Line, where it was also numbered X5001.
Builder: Milwaukee Road
Year built: 1929
Width: 11ft 1in
Height: 14ft 10in
Description: Steel Caboose / Rebuilt as Superintendent Car / ex-Milwaukee Road 01612
Condition: Complete / restored / operational