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Detroit Toledo & Ironton Railroad Caboose, 1925

1925

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

The caboose was the conductor's office, the crew's quarters and the observation platform from which to spot problems with the train. Improved technology and resultant smaller crews made the caboose obsolete by the 1980s.

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  • Title: Detroit Toledo & Ironton Railroad Caboose, 1925
  • Date Created: 1925
  • Location: United States, Michigan, United States, Ohio
  • Subject Keywords: Ford, Henry, 1863-1947, Detroit, Toledo, and Ironton Railroad, Freight and freightage, Railroads (Infrastructure), Cabooses, Freight cars, Railroad cars, Railroad trains
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=193930
  • Object Name: Caboose
  • Object ID: 72.163.1
  • Image ID: THF80594
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad.

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