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Union Pacific Cabooses

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This page was last updated on October 28, 2014.

Cabooses shown without a retirement date were in service during May 1995.

Class CA-8

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 25500 Jun 1964 8 Dec 1988  
UP 25501 Jun 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Hazen, Arkansas, September 1989.
UP 25502 Jun 1964 15 Dec 1986 Displayed on private property at Norfolk, Nebraska; moved to Poolside Park in Osmond, Nebraska, located between Main and Fulton streest, and between 1st and 2nd streets. (update from Roger Kirkpatrick, email dated November 12, 2011) (photo at RR Picture Archives, November 2010)
UP 25503 Jul 1964 14 Apr 1987 Stored in Adrian, Missouri
UP 25504 Jul 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25505 Jul 1964 7 Oct 1986 Repainted and renumbered to UP 25000 at Omaha, November, 1986; displayed, along with new UP 25001 (ex UP 25519) at Linfield, Pennsylvania, for, Drew Lewis, Chairman of the Board, Union Pacific Corporation. Stored at, Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
UP 25506 Jul 1964 15 Dec 1986 Donated to Great Plains Chapter, National Railway, Historical Society, Grand Island, Nebraska, September 1989.
UP 25507 Jul 1964 25 May 1986 Unmovable for donation, scrapped by UP, April 1990.
UP 25508 Aug 1964 8 Dec 1988  
UP 25509 Aug 1964 1 Jun 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25510 Aug 1964 15 Dec 1986 Donated in 1987 to West Pottawattamie County Fair "Westfair", Council Bluffs, Iowa; caboose had been through the UP shops prior to being retired and was kept locked up at the fair grounds, and was in very good condition when it was sold to a private individual; moved to a private residence on the north side of Kansas City, Missouri on September 7, 2004; interior to be restored to it's "in service" condition. (update via email, March 13, 2009)
UP 25511 Aug 1964 15 Sep 1986 Preserved at Birdseye, Utah.
UP 25512 Aug 1964 25 May 1989  
UP 25513 Aug 1964 23 May 1988 Donated to Chamber of Commerce, North Platte, Nebraska; sold to a private individual and displayed at the Burger King restaurant in Kimball, Nebraska; sold to Jason Elm in 2003 and moved to his property in Genoa, Nebraska. (update from Jason Elm, emails dated November 13 and 14, 2009)
UP 25514 Aug 1964 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25515 Aug 1964 15 Dec 1986 Sold to Lake of the Ozarks West Resort, Lake Ozark, Missouri
UP 25516 Aug 1964 25 Mar 1983  
UP 25517 Aug 1964 27 Aug 1986  
UP 25518 Aug 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25519 Aug 1964 7 Oct 1986 Repainted and renumbered to UP 25001 at Omaha, November, 1986; displayed, along with new UP 25000 (ex UP 25505) at Linfield, Pennsylvania, for, Drew Lewis, Chairman of the Board, Union Pacific Corporation. Donated to, Pennsylvania Live Steamers, Rahn, Pennsylvania
UP 25520 Aug 1964 25 May 1989  
UP 25521 Aug 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to West Arkansas Planning & Development, Van, Buren, Arkansas, September 1989; stored on Arkansas & Midland Railroad at Van Buren; moved to Springdale, Arkansas, trucks changed by A&M, steps removed, stored at Fort Smith, Arkansas; vandalized while at Fort Smith; as of January 2003, sold to a private individual; located on private property west of Van Buren, Arkansas
UP 25522 Aug 1964 1 Jul 1990  
UP 25523 Aug 1964 22 Sep 1988 Donated to Church of the Sacred Heart, Boise, Idaho; sold, to private individual; reconditioned by Morrison Knudsen in April 1992 and, used as a souvenir store; named as "Serendipity."
UP 25524 Aug 1964 12 Apr 1989 Scrapped by UP.
UP 25525 Aug 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Troup, Texas, September 1989; sold on September 9, 2014 to Guy Bugg, Tyler, Texas, and moved to his property.
UP 25526 Aug 1964 15 Dec 1986 Donated to North Bend Central High School, North Bend, Nebraska, February 1987; moved to Ames, Nebraska (March 2011 photo at RRPicturesArchive) (September 2011 photo at Flickr)
UP 25527 Aug 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to Pacific Northwest Chapter, National Railway, Historical Society; stored at Beaver Bark Co., St. Helens, Oregon; as of November 2002, this caboose was located in Tigard, Oregon, south of Carmen Drive and east of 72nd Avenue. (information from Roger Kirkpatrick)
UP 25528 Aug 1964 24 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25529 Aug 1964 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25530 Aug 1964 15 Dec 1986 Wrecked, scrapped.
UP 25531 Sep 1964 3 Apr 1989 Donated to City of North Little Rock, Arkansas, April 1990.
UP 25532 Sep 1964 Nov 1980 Wrecked on October 16, 1980 at Hermosa, Wyoming; scrapped in, October 1983.
UP 25533 Sep 1964 8 Dec 1988  
UP 25534 Sep 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Hutchinson, Kansas, September 1989; displayed near Hutchinson; moved to the depot at Inman, Kansas.
UP 25535 Sep 1964 15 Dec 1986  
UP 25536 Sep 1964 9 Feb 1989 Sold to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska
UP 25537 Sep 1964 15 Dec 1986 Donated to Oklahoma Trolley Association, McAlester, Oklahoma, November 1989.
UP 25538 Sep 1964 25 May 1989  
UP 25539 Sep 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25540 Oct 1964 27 Aug 1986  
UP 25541 Sep 1964 15 Dec 1986 Donated to Town of Weiser, Idaho
UP 25542 Sep 1964 1 Apr 1987  
UP 25543 Sep 1964 15 Dec 1986 Used as visitor information center at North Platte, Nebraska
UP 25544 Sep 1964 25 May 1989  
UP 25545 Oct 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25546 Sep 1964 18 Jul 1990 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, scrapped.
UP 25547 Oct 1964 6 Mar 1990 Displayed at Trolley Museum Restaurant, McAllister, Oklahoma
UP 25548 Oct 1964 2 Oct 1990 Renumbered to 906257, October 1990.
UP 25549 Oct 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to Ellis Pride Committee, Ellis, Kansas, September, 1989.
UP 25550 Oct 1964 11 Jul 1985  
UP 25551 Oct 1964 Jan 1989 Donated to Homesteaders Museum, South Torrington, Wyoming; still there June 2008.
UP 25552 Oct 1964 27 Mar 1991 Sold to Ronald Esserman, Dover, Arkansas in about 2003 by a retired UP employee; displayed as part of his private railroad operating museum. (Information from Ronald Esserman, email dated August 21, 2011)
UP 25553 Oct 1964 27 Aug 1986  
UP 25554 Oct 1964 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25555 Oct 1964 14 Oct 1983  
UP 25556 Oct 1964 3 Apr 1989 Donated to U. S. Army at Fort Eustis, Virginia; displayed at U. S. Army Transportation Museum as USAX 000; renumbered to USAX 002.
UP 25557 Oct 1964 5 Dec 1989  
UP 25558 Oct 1964 18 Jul 1990 Donated to AAR test track near Pueblo, Colorado; moved to, Columbia, Missouri
UP 25559 Oct 1964 11 Aug 1986 Displayed at Union Station, Omaha, Nebraska
UP 25560 Oct 1964 8 Apr 1988  
UP 25561 Oct 1964 15 Jun 1989 Donated to Town of Sinclair, Wyoming, September 1989; displayed in city park.
UP 25562 Oct 1964 5 Feb 1987  
UP 25563 Oct 1964 15 Dec 1986 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25564 Oct 1964 1 Apr 1987  
UP 25565 Oct 1964 25 May 1989  
UP 25566 Oct 1964 17 Apr 1986 Sold to private individual, displayed at Train Mountain, Park, Chiloquin, Oregon
UP 25567 Oct 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to 14 Heritage Club, Sallisaw, Oklahoma, October, 1989; still there as of September 2013 (photo)
UP 25568 Oct 1964 15 Dec 1986  
UP 25569 Oct 1964 25 May 1989  
UP 25570 Oct 1964 1 Apr 1987  
UP 25571 Oct 1964    
UP 25572 Oct 1964 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25573 Oct 1964 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25574 Oct 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to Junior Chamber of Commerce, Lander, Wyoming, displayed at Jaycee Park.
UP 25575 Oct 1964 9 Sep 1986  
UP 25576 Nov 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Hoquiam, Washington, November 1989; displayed, as Puget Sound & Pacific 1010.
UP 25577 Nov 1964 Mar 1979 Wrecked on 6 August 1969 at Moapa, Nevada
UP 25578 Nov 1964 9 Feb 1990 Renumbered to 906255, April 1990.
UP 25579 Nov 1964 1 Jun 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25580 Nov 1964 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25581 Nov 1964 1 Jun 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25582 Nov 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25583 Nov 1964 18 Jul 1990 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25584 Nov 1964 4 Apr 1988 Displayed in Canby, Oregon
UP 25585 Nov 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25586 Dec 1964 15 Dec 1986 Donated to City of Chehalis, Washington, January 1987; used by, Chehalis-Centralia Railroad Association, along with UP 25479.
UP 25587 Nov 1964 17 Apr 1986  
UP 25588 Nov 1964 11 Jun 1987  
UP 25589 Nov 1964 30 Sep 1994 Last assigned to Laramie, Wyoming, welded rail train; renumbered to UP 903015 in September 1994; seen in Cheyenne in late 1990s; retained its original yellow body color, but received a, green paint patches under its new 903015 road number; sold to Rio Grande Pacific and shipped to New Orleans & Lower Coast Railroad (officially retired by UP on September 30, 2001; already on NO&LC property). Not used by NO&LC, stored at Belle Chase, Louisiana. In late March 2004, UP 903015 was moved by UP from its location at Goldsboro, Louisiana to Westwego, Louisiana, where it was picked up by UP for movement to Idaho Northern Railroad at Payette, Idaho. The car was in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on April 11, 2004. (Belle Chase information from Greg Slaton, via email dated April 28, 2011, courtesy of Roger Kirkpatrick) (2004 information from Joel Boucher, via Thorton Waite)
UP 25590 Nov 1964 22 Sep 1988 Donated to Owyhee County Historical Society; displayed at, Owyhee County Museum, Murphy, Idaho. (A photo of UP 25590 at Murphy, Idaho in June 2007)
UP 25591 Nov 1964 21 Sep 1989 Sold to Smith & Chambers Railroad Salvage, Neodesha, Kansas
UP 25592 Nov 1964 27 Jan 1984  
UP 25593 Nov 1964 18 Jul 1990 Sold to a private individual (date?) and used as part of an antiques business in Washington, Louisiana (located at 406 North Washington Street, northeast of its intersection with De Jean Street); business closed and caboose was sold to Town of Washington, Louisiana; reported in December 2002 as being for sale, still at same location as of April 2011. (update from Greg Slaton via email dated April 30, 2011, courtesy of Roger Kirkpatrick)
UP 25594 Nov 1964 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25595 Nov 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to Council of Campfire Girls, Wichita, Kansas, October 1989.
UP 25596 Dec 1964 15 Dec 1986 Sold to Alter Trading Co., Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped.
UP 25597 Dec 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to Town of Kiowa, Kansas, October 1989.
UP 25598 Dec 1964 25 May 1989 Donated to Clyde Historical Museum, Clyde, Texas, October, 1989.
UP 25599 Dec 1964 1 Jun 1989 Displayed near Amtrak depot in Barstow, California

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