Caboose #303

Caboose #303 (HM1MHT)

Location: Arcade, NY 14009 Wyoming County
Country: United States of America
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N 42° 32.074', W 78° 25.43'

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This wooden side door caboose was acquired by the Arcade & Attica from the Susquehanna & New York Railroad. It was one of only three cabooses the railroad ever owned. It served as the conductor's office on trains until the mid 1960's. The side baggage doors made loading mail and freight much easier. This early 20th century caboose is on loan from the family of Earl R. Rule. Mr. Rule purchased the caboose in 1980 from the Arcade & Attica Railroad. He spent many hours restoring the caboose so that people could enjoy and appreciate this historical piece of railroad history. Our thanks to the Rule family, who has allowed us to include this caboose in our railroad equipment display. Thanks also to the Village of Arcade for allowing us to have our display in their property. Friends of the Arcade & Attica, volunteer organization to benefit the Arcade & Attica.
Placed ByFriends of the Arcade & Attica Railroad
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Date Added Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 711563 N 4712347
Decimal Degrees42.53456667, -78.42383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 32.074', W 78° 25.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 32' 4.44" N, 78° 25' 25.8" W
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Area Code(s)585, 716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 285 Main St, Arcade NY 14009, US
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