NE-6 Caboose

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Wed Nov 16 23:11:08 EST 2005

The NE-6 is not an appropriate caboose for N&W during the steam era. This
type of caboose was acquired in the 1964 merger mania.

Jim Brewer
Glenwood MD

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> Bob,


> I am by no means an expert when it comes to the N&W and its equipment so I

> have to rely on sources other than myself. I do have a copy of "Cabooses

> of the Norfolk and Western" by Robert Bowers and James Brewer so I

> consulted it. It does not list the class NE-6 in the book. It could be

> that the NE-6 designation is for a merger railroad and is listed

> differently for the N&W. I'll need to dig into the "Cabooses" book in an

> effort to find out. May be some one on the list could further enlighten

> us on the subject?


> Dave Moorehead

> Milford, Ohio




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