The Railroad Caboose: Its 100 Year History, Legend and Lore. William F. Knapke, Freeman Hubbard.

The Railroad Caboose: Its 100 Year History, Legend and Lore

San Marino, CA: Golden West Books, 1987. Ninth printing. Hardcover. 237pp. Octavo [22 cm] Black paper over boards. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with over 165 illustrations. Very good, in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket, with light edge wear. Item #45361

From the dust jacket- "Nearly everyone is familiar with the railroad caboose. Formally, it's the punctuation mark that concludes every freight train- a mobile office for the crew, a lookout post. It is the van on the Canadian National, a cabin car on the Pennsylvania, a buggy on the Boston & Maine; but by whatever name, it remains symbolic of the railroad scene."

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