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Union Pacific Cabooses

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Class CA-4

Car
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UP 25100 Sep 1944 UP 3800 Jun 1959 Apr 1975 Renumbered to UP 903227, April 1975.
UP 25101 Sep 1944 UP 3801 Apr 1959 Mar 1979 Donated to Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce, Mountain Home, Idaho, September 1979.
UP 25102 Sep 1944 UP 3802 May 1959 11 Jul 1985  
UP 25103 Sep 1944 UP 3803 Jun 1959 Aug 1982 Scrapped
UP 25104 Sep 1944 UP 3804 Mar 1959 Nov 1980 Wrecked on June 19, 1980 at Sinclair, Wyoming
UP 25105 Oct 1944 UP 3805 Jun 1959 Apr 1979 Wrecked on February 15, 1979 at Kemmerer, Wyoming
UP 25106 Oct 1944 UP 3806 Mar 1959 Apr 1980  
UP 25107 Oct 1944 UP 3807 Jun 1959 Dec 1978 Renumbered to UP 903018, December 1978.
UP 25108 Oct 1944 UP 3808 Feb 1959 Mar 1975 Renumbered to UP 903224, March 1975.
UP 25109 Oct 1944 UP 3809 Oct 1959 Oct 1976 Wrecked on July 24, 1976 at Rock Springs, Wyoming
UP 25110 Oct 1944 UP 3810 Jun 1959 Apr 1980  
UP 25111 Oct 1944 UP 3811 Mar 1959 Apr 1980 Donated to USMC Ladies Auxiliary, Marine Corps Logistics, Base, Barstow, California, used at base golf course as concession stand.
UP 25112 Oct 1944 UP 3812 Apr 1959 20 Aug 1986 Donated to City of West Helena, Arkansas, December 1986.
UP 25113 Oct 1944 UP 3813 May 1959 Apr 1976 Donated to Town of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, July 1988; displayed at Railroad Park, at former site of depot.
UP 25114 Oct 1944 UP 3814 May 1959 Sep 1978 Wrecked on May 23, 1977 at North Platte, Nebraska
UP 25115 Nov 1944 UP 3815 Apr 1959 Jun 1977  
UP 25116 Nov 1944 UP 3816 Nov 1959 11 Jul 1985 Donated (along with 25341) to Salvation Army Camp Kuratli, Boring Oregon, July 1986; still there as of March 2003; moved to Mount Rainier Scenic Railway (MRSR) at Mineral, Oregon. (2003 information from Robert Ulberg, via Roger Kirkpatrick) (MRSR update from Bob Ulberg via Roger Kirkpatrick email dated May 9, 2011) (UP25116 still at Mineral, Washington, as of February 2005)
UP 25117 Nov 1944 UP 3817 Mar 1959 20 Aug 1986 Donated to Sherwood, Arkansas
UP 25118 Nov 1944 UP 3818 Mar 1959 Jul 1981  
UP 25119 Nov 1944 UP 3819 Apr 1959 Jan 1982 Sold, November 1983.
UP 25120 Sep 1944 UP 3820 Jun 1960 Nov 1969 Sold to Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad number 530 (photo at RR Picture Archive).
UP 25121 Sep 1944 UP 3821 Apr 1959 21 Jan 1992 Displayed at Ukiah Junction, Oregon; displayed 10 miles west, of LaGrande, Oregon
UP 25122 Sep 1944 UP 3822 May 1959 Mar 1981 Donated to Minidoka County Historical Society, October, 1983; displayed at Minidoka County Museum, Rupert, Idaho
UP 25123 Sep 1944 UP 3823 Jun 1959 Jul 1977 Burned on April 9, 1977 at Idaho Falls, Idaho
UP 25124 Sep 1944 UP 3824 May 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25125 Sep 1944 UP 3825 Mar 1959 24 May 1989  
UP 25126 Sep 1944 UP 3826 Feb 1959 Mar 1975 Renumbered to UP 903221, March 1975; retired in April 1984; donated to Centennial Valley Historical Association, Centennial, Wyoming., May, 1985, delivered in July 1985; displayed as UP 903221.
UP 25127 Sep 1944 UP 3827 Mar 1959 24 May 1989  
UP 25128 Oct 1944 UP 3828 May 1959 Aug 1983 Donated to City of Kemmerer, Wyoming, February 1984.
UP 25129 Oct 1944 UP 3829 Apr 1959 Apr 1980 Wrecked on March 19, 1979 at Kansas City, Missouri; donated to, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California
UP 25130 Oct 1944 UP 3830 May 1959 Jul 1981  
UP 25131 Oct 1944 UP 3831 May 1959 24 May 1989  
UP 25132 Oct 1944 UP 3832 May 1959 11 Jul 1985 Donated to Port of Umatilla, Oregon, February 1986; displayed at railroad museum (along with snowplows) at Hermiston, Oregon
UP 25133 Oct 1944 UP 3833 Apr 1959 Jul 1982 Sold to private individual, October 1983.
UP 25134 Oct 1944 UP 3834 Mar 1959 Nov 1969 Sold to Pittsburgh & Lake Erie in November 1969 (one of a total of 11 cabooses sold to P&LE); sold to Montour RR as their number 31; sold back to P&LE as their number 532; as of January 2016, owned by T. A. Robinson Paving, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.
UP 25135 Oct 1944 UP 3835 Aug 1959 Apr 1977 Wrecked on April 12, 1975 at Kansas City, Kansas
UP 25136 Oct 1944 UP 3836 May 1959 Jun 1977  
UP 25137 Oct 1944 UP 3837 Mar 1959 24 May 1989 Donated to City of Victoria, Kansas, September 1989.
UP 25138 Oct 1944 UP 3838 Apr 1959 3 Aug 1989  
UP 25139 Oct 1944 UP 3839 May 1959 5 Feb 1987 Donated to City of Fort Smith, Arkansas, displayed at Fort, Smith Trolley Museum. (photo as of June 2012)
UP 25140 Oct 1944 UP 3840 Feb 1959 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25141 Oct 1944 UP 3841 May 1959 Mar 1981  
UP 25142 Oct 1944 UP 3842 Jun 1959 Aug 1982 Sold to Great Western Railway, November 1983
UP 25143 Oct 1944 UP 3843 Apr 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25144 Oct 1944 UP 3844 Apr 1959 Nov 1981 Preserved on private property near Route 26, east of Idaho, Falls, Idaho, near Ririe, Idaho.
UP 25145 Oct 1944 UP 3845 Jan 1959 Jun 1977  
UP 25146 Oct 1944 UP 3846 Jun 1959 Sep 1963 Wrecked on July 16, 1963 at Juntura, Oregon (on Oregon, Eastern Branch)
UP 25147 Oct 1944 UP 3847 Apr 1959 Nov 1981 Donated to Clark County, Nevada, displayed at Clark County, Museum, Henderson, Nevada
UP 25148 Oct 1944 UP 3848 Apr 1959 Nov 1970 Wrecked on July 8, 1970 at North Platte, Nebraska
(UP 25149) Oct 1944 UP 3849   (Jul 1947) UP 3849 was wrecked on July 9, 1947 at Black Buttes, Wyoming; not renumbered to 25000 series.
UP 25150 Oct 1944 UP 3850 Aug 1960 Apr 1975 Renumbered to UP 903225, April 1975.
UP 25151 Oct 1944 UP 3851 Apr 1959 24 May 1989 Donated to Van Horn Convention Center, Van Horn, Texas, September 1989.
UP 25152 Oct 1944 UP 3852 Apr 1959 11 Jul 1985 Donated to Port of Umatilla, Oregon, March 1986.
UP 25153 Oct 1944 UP 3853 Apr 1959 Aug 1979  
UP 25154 Oct 1944 UP 3854 Apr 1959 Jan 1980  
UP 25155 Oct 1944 UP 3855 May 1959 Oct 1983 Donated to Pacific Locomotive Association, Richmond, California, August 1984; displayed at Train Town Mall, Sonoma, California
UP 25156 Oct 1944 UP 3856 Dec 1959 Apr 1980  
UP 25157 Nov 1944 UP 3857 Feb 1959 Apr 1975 Renumbered to UP 903228, April 1975.
UP 25158 Nov 1944 UP 3858 Aug 1959 Dec 1970 Wrecked on November 11, 1970 at Elgin, Oregon; sold to a, private individual, sitting on private property in Elgin, without trucks.
UP 25159 Nov 1944 UP 3859 May 1959 Jun 1977  
UP 25160 Nov 1944 UP 3860 Apr 1959 11 Jul 1985  
UP 25161 Nov 1944 UP 3861 Jun 1959 Sep 1971 Wrecked on August 9, 1971 at North Platte, Nebraska; retired and donated to group in North Platte, Nebraska, which had been organized on July 19, 1970; repaired and displayed in Cody Railroad Park, North Platte, Nebraska
UP 25162 Nov 1944 UP 3862 Jun 1959 27 Aug 1986  
UP 25163 Nov 1944 UP 3863 May 1959 Nov 1969 Sold to Montour Railroad number 39; to Anthracite Railway number 88; to Octoraro Railway number 88; displayed as Avondale Railroad Center number 88 (with PRR 0-6-0 number 60) at Hockessin, Delaware, east of intersection of Lancaster Pike and Yorklyn Road. (Hockessin is five miles southeast of Avondale, Pennsylvania)
UP 25164 Nov 1944 UP 3864 Mar 1959 Oct 1979  
UP 25165 Nov 1944 UP 3865 May 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25166 Nov 1944 UP 3866 May 1959 24 May 1989 Donated to City of Chetopa, Kansas, September 1989.
UP 25167 Nov 1944 UP 3867 May 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25168 Nov 1944 UP 3868 Feb 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25169 Nov 1944 UP 3869 Jun 1959 Aug 1979  
UP 25170 Sep 1944 UP 3870 Jun 1960 Jun 1977 Sold to Great Western Railway, Longmont, Colorado; during the summer of 1996, GW was owned by an employee of Wyoming Colorado Railroad, and was stored on a spur at Fox Park, Wyoming; by September 1999, GW 3870 had been moved to an isolated piece of track and was in use as the trailhead structure for the U. S. Forest Service's Lake Owen Trail, about 42 miles southeast of Laramie.
UP 25171 Sep 1944 UP 3871 Mar 1959 Dec 1976 Stored at Battle Ground, Washington
UP 25172 Sep 1944 UP 3872 Sep 1959 Nov 1969 Seen en route at Kelso, California on January 5, 2006 (photo at RRPicturesArchive)
UP 25173 Sep 1944 UP 3873 Apr 1959 Jun 1970 Renumbered to UP 903003, June 1970.
UP 25174 Oct 1944 UP 3874 Mar 1959 Nov 1980  
UP 25175 Oct 1944 UP 3875 May 1959 15 Dec 1986 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April, 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25176 Oct 1944 UP 3876 Mar 1959 3 Jan 1989 Donated to Ogden Union Station, Ogden, Utah.
UP 25177 Oct 1944 UP 3877 Apr 1959 Apr 1980 Wrecked on December 20, 1979 at Omaha, Nebraska
UP 25178 Oct 1944 UP 3878 Jun 1959 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25179 Oct 1944 UP 3879 Apr 1959 11 Jul 1985 Donated to FMC Corporation, Pocatello, Idaho, February, 1986.
UP 25180 Oct 1944 UP 3880 Jun 1960 Sep 1979 Renumbered to UP 903038, September 1979.
UP 25181 Oct 1944 UP 3881 Jun 1959 Jun 1983 Sold for scrap, February 1984.
UP 25182 Oct 1944 UP 3882 Mar 1959 12 Sep 1985 Donated to Cassia County Historical Society, Burley, Idaho.
UP 25183 Oct 1944 UP 3883 Dec 1959 24 Jul 1986 Stored on Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad, Abilene, Kansas
UP 25184 Oct 1944 UP 3884 May 1959 9 Dec 1988 Donated to City of Evanston, Wyoming; displayed near depot as, part of Historic Depot Square.
UP 25185 Oct 1944 UP 3885 May 1959 14 Apr 1987 Sold to David Joseph Co., Plymouth, Utah, August 1987. Resold to Sam Kalman, San Francisco, California
UP 25186 Oct 1944 UP 3886 Apr 1959 Apr 1975 Renumbered to UP 903229, April 1975.
UP 25187 Oct 1944 UP 3887 May 1959 Aug 1979 Sold to Scenic Canyons, Inc., April 1986; delivered to, Hardy, Utah.
UP 25188 Oct 1944 UP 3888 Mar 1959 Nov 1980  
UP 25189 Oct 1944 UP 3889 Mar 1959 Jul 1985  
UP 25190 Oct 1944 UP 3890 Feb 1959 28 Jan 1988  
UP 25191 Oct 1944 UP 3891 Nov 1959 12 Dec 1988 Donated to AAR Transportation Test Center, east of Pueblo, Colorado; sold to private individual; moved to Pueblo.
UP 25192 Oct 1944 UP 3892 Mar 1959 Aug 1979  
UP 25193 Oct 1944 UP 3893 Apr 1959 24 May 1989 Donated to City of North Richland Hills, Texas, September, 1989; used as golf course restroom in Grapevine, Texas.
UP 25194 Nov 1944 UP 3894 May 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25195 Nov 1944 UP 3895 Apr 1959 14 Apr 1987 Sold to Sam Kalman, San Francisco, California, September 1987.
UP 25196 Nov 1944 UP 3896 Apr 1959 11 Jul 1985 Donated to City of Huntington, Oregon, April 1986.
UP 25197 Nov 1944 UP 3897 Jun 1959 Nov 1969 Sold
UP 25198 Nov 1944 UP 3898 Apr 1959 11 Jul 1985 Regularly assigned to Albina-Rockwood Local out of Albina Yard in Portland, Oregon; donated to City of Montpelier, Idaho, March 1986; stored on UP tracks at Montpelier; moved by UP in 1991 (after June 1991) to UP's Albina Yard in Portland, Oregon; donated by UP to Pacific Railroad Preservation Association (PRPA); stored on Mount Hood Railroad, Hood River, Oregon, for restoration and repairs; moved to Pasco, Washington in (??); ownership changed from PRPA to Chris McClarney for eventual restoration, and moved to former Portland Traction yard in Portland, Oregon in March 2009. (August 2006 update for PRPA from Bruce Moore via email; March 2009 update from Chris McClarney via email) (photo at RRPicturesArchive)
UP 25199 Oct 1944 UP 3899 Dec 1959 Jun 1977  

General Note:

a. Delivered in 1944 as UP 3800-3899; renumbered to UP, 25100-25199 in 1959 and 1960.
b. A total of eleven CA-4 Union Pacific steel cabooses were sold to Pittsburgh and Lake Erie in November 1969. At least seven were sold to Montour Railroad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of P&LE. Several were later sold to other companies upon the shutdown of Montour Railroad in 1983. (Read more about the sale of these 11 UP cabooses)

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