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The C&NW continues to use a caboose on some local trains. Here we have a variety of shots of a few that operate within a local rail yard.

C&NW  11111

C&NW 11111 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 3 October 1998)

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C&NW 11111 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 23 September 1998)

C&NW  11111

C&NW 11111 (bay-window steel caboose) maintenance record marks on side of caboose. (photographed 3 October 1998)

C&NW  11111

C&NW 11111 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 3 October 1998)

C&NW  11111

C&NW 11111 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 3 October 1998)

C&NW  11119

C&NW 11119 (bay-window steel caboose) at work in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 3 October 1998)

C&NW  11119

C&NW 11119 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 27 December 1998)

C&NW  11119

C&NW 11119 (bay-window steel caboose) at work in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 3 October 1998)

C&NW  11119

C&NW 11119 (bay-window steel caboose) at work in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 23 September 1998)

C&NW  11125

C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) showing truck with the generator which recharges its batteries. (photographed 2 November 1998)

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C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) on a side track in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 2 November 1998)

C&NW  11125

C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 22 September 1998)

C&NW  11125

C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) showing maintenance record marks on the body and truck. Note the conversion from friction to roller bearings. (photographed 2 November 1998)

C&NW  11125

C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) on a side track in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 29 September 1998)

C&NW  11125

C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) in the Elk Grove Village (Illinois) rail yard. (photographed 22 September 1998)

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C&NW 11125 (bay-window steel caboose) showing detail of the generator which recharges its batteries. (photographed 2 November 1998)

I took these photographs during the Fall of 1998 using a Sony Mavica FD-7 digital camera. Adobe Photoshop was used for electronic dark room processing. I've written a custom perl 5 script which constructs these pages from a terse text description file, using a template file.
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