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Union Pacific Cabooses

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

Class CA-9

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 25600 Mar 1967 19 Feb 1987  
UP 25601 Mar 1967 11 May 1989 Donated to City of Shoshone, Idaho; sold to private individual in March 2005, moved to temporary location in Shoshone; moved to West Magic Resort in early November 2005, located 27 miles north and west of Shoshone. (2005 update from Don Hartman)
UP 25602 Mar 1967 19 Sep 1988 Donated to City of Atlanta, Texas
UP 25603 Mar 1967 Sep 1973 Wrecked on April 28, 1973 on SP
UP 25604 Mar 1967   Sold to Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad 049, Island, City, Oregon
UP 25605 Mar 1967 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25606 Mar 1967 21 Sep 1989 Donated to Town of Albin, Kentucky
UP 25607 Mar 1967 11 Oct 1991 Located at Boone County Museum, Albion, Nebraska
UP 25608 Mar 1967 12 Jan 1990 Displayed at Nimbus Winery, Nimbus (Rancho Cordova), California; still there as of early August 2009
UP 25609 Mar 1967 26 Dec 1990 Located at a metal salvage yard in Green River, Wyoming
UP 25610 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25611 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25612 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Wellington, Missouri, September 1989
UP 25613 Apr 1967 26 Dec 1990  
UP 25614 Apr 1967 18 Oct 1989 Donated to Town of Muldrow, Oklahoma
UP 25615 Apr 1967 8 Dec 1988  
UP 25616 Apr 1967 22 Feb 1990 Donated; displayed at Krupps Scout Hollow Boy Scout Camp, Lorenzo, Idaho
UP 25617 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to Carbon County Tourist Center, Rawlins, Wyoming, June 1989
UP 25618 Apr 1967 25 May 1989  
UP 25619 Apr 1967 22 Aug 1989  
UP 25620 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25621 Apr 1967 2 Nov 1989 Donated to Laramie County Commission, Cheyenne, Wyoming; displayed at Sapp Brothers Big C Truck Stop & Store in Archer, Wyoming
UP 25622 Apr 1967 14 Apr 1987 Wrecked on 22 April 1986 at North Platte, Nebraska; detrucked, and sent to Omaha for disposition, January 1987
UP 25623 Apr 1967 11 Jul 1990 Presented to a retiring UP official; moved to Waco Products, Incorporated at 1330 Knecht Ave., Arbutus (Baltimore), MD (Google map) (Google street view, looking NE from 1325 Knecht Ave.); as of late October 2011, to be moved to an unknown location; donated to Stewartstown Railroad on August 12, 2015, moved by truck from Baltimore location to Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, on August 12, 2015.
UP 25624 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 (See separate note for UP 25624, below)
UP 25625 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Wrecked in mid September 1987 at Bliss, Texas, on SP; returned to UP at Los Angeles; moved to UP at Omaha on a flat car for, disposition
UP 25626 Apr 1967 24 May 1989  
UP 25627 Apr 1967 13 Apr 1989 UP 25627 was donated to Baker City Chamber of Commerce, Baker City, Oregon; displayed at the Best Western motel; moved to Sumpter Valley Railroad Restoration, Baker, Oregon; arrived in Baker in UP colors, later repainted by Sumpter Valley Railway to green; sold to Raymond Myer of West Linn, Oregon; moved on November 2, 2004 to Perry, Oregon just west of La Grande, onto his father's three acres. (update by Elvin Klepzig, "Smitty" at RailroadArchives.net, dated February 6, 2011)
UP 25628 Apr 1967 25 May 1989  
UP 25629 Apr 1967 2 Oct 1986  
UP 25630 Apr 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25631 May 1967 28 Apr 1992  
UP 25632 May 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to Thayer County Museum, Belvidere, Nebraska, September 1989
UP 25633 May 1967 17 Jan 1991 Displayed in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, located about a mile west of the Bartlesville, Oklahoma airport for at least 10 years prior to 2007; sold to JFS Railcar; sold to a private individual and loaded on flatcar by late December 2007 and moved to western South Dakota for use as a summer cabin. (update from Roger Kirkpatrick, Jay Hastings, and John Sullivan, via email dated January 22, 2008) (photo by Jay Hastings) Seen en route at Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 23, 2008. (Railroad Forums.com; email from Jay Hastings via Roger Kirkpatrick)
UP 25634 May 1967 20 Apr 1990 Renumbered to UP 906251, April 1990
UP 25635 May 1967 12 Dec 1988 Donated to City of Gothenburg, Nebraska; displayed in, Hershey, Nebraska
UP 25636 May 1967 11 Jul 1985  
UP 25637 May 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Judsonia, Arkansas; may be the caboose displayed at Higginson, Arkansas as of April 2003. (Information from Roger Kirkpatrick)
UP 25638 May 1967 20 Nov 1987  
UP 25639 May 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25640 May 1967 13 Jun 1990  
UP 25641 May 1967 2 Oct 1990 Renumbered to UP 906256, October 1990; displayed as UP 25641 at Boulder City, Nevada
UP 25642 May 1967 23 Apr 1990  
UP 25643 May 1967 23 Apr 1990  
UP 25644 May 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to City of Edgewood, Texas, September 1989
UP 25645 May 1967 18 Oct 1989 Donated to City of Alexandria, Louisiana
UP 25646 May 1967 5 Dec 1989  
UP 25647 May 1967 18 Nov 1987  
UP 25648 May 1967    
UP 25649 May 1967 5 Dec 1989 Displayed at Clay Center, Kansas
UP 25650 May 1967 30 Aug 1989 Donated to City of Springfield, Nebraska, September 1989; displayed in Buffalo Park in Springfield; sold in April 2014 to Sarpy County Museum in Bellevue, Nebraska; moved from Springfield 18 miles to Bellevue on August 15, 2014. (Bellevue Leader news story, with photo) (Action News 3 story, with photo)
UP 25651 May 1967 29 Dec 1993  
UP 25652 May 1967 Sep 1977 Wrecked on 19 August 1977 at Lakeside, Utah, scrapped at, site
UP 25653 May 1967 20 Jan 1988  
UP 25654 Jun 1967 26 Apr 1989 Donated to Clark County Centennial Commission, Dubois, Idaho, May 1989; displayed in city park
UP 25655 Jun 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25656 Jun 1967 22 Aug 1989 Donated to Depot Institute, Cascade, Idaho, September, 1989; displayed at Cascade airport
UP 25657 Jun 1967 1 Apr 1987  
UP 25658 Jun 1967 8 Mar 1990 Displayed at Wills Point, Texas, as of March 1, 2015; appears to be maintained by the City of Wills Point. It has been repainted in a red Texas and Pacific scheme but the original numbers and lettering are visible through the red paint. (2015 update from David Fleming, email dated March 1, 2015)
UP 25659 Jun 1967 22 Aug 1989 Donated to Boys Scouts of America, Las Vegas, Nevada
UP 25660 Jun 1967   Displayed at Handley, Texas, on the southeast corner of the intersection of Handley Drive and East Lancaster Avenue, as part of the Old Towne Handley Railroad Museum.
UP 25661 Jun 1967 30 Aug 1989 Donated to Village of Waterloo, Nebraska; moved to Papillion, Nebraska, where the owner ran into problems with the City and put the car up for sale; possible that Anderson Construction, or one of their customers, bought the hack and moved it to Council Bluffs.
UP 25662 Jun 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25663 Jun 1967 14 Sep 1993  
UP 25664 Jun 1967 28 Dec 1994  
UP 25665 Jun 1967 1 Jun 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25666 Jun 1967   Still in service as of January 2002; stored on UP tracks at Fischer, (Nampa), Idaho; to be moved to Idaho Historical Railways, Cascade, Idaho
UP 25667 Jun 1967 21 Mar 1985  
UP 25668 Jun 1967   Still in service as of January 2002; donated to Montrose, Colorado; displayed at former D&RGW depot; still there as of July 2010
UP 25669 Jun 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25670 Jul 1967 9 May 1989 Donated to Limon Chamber of Commerce, Limon, Colorado, June, 1989
UP 25671 Jun 1967 23 Apr 1990  
UP 25672 Jun 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to Homesteaders Museum, Torrington, Wyoming, June, 1989
UP 25673 Jun 1967 30 Sep 1994 To UP 903014; former number confirmed by inspection of car while in storage at Cheyenne, April 2003; stored at Laramie, Wyoming; moved to Cheyenne; sold in 2004 to the Kankakee Railroad Museum in Kankakee, Illinois, displayed at the old Illinois Central Depot. (2004 update from Tom Taylor, by way of Jim Harrawood and Roger Kirkpatrick, September 19, 2004)
UP 25674 Jul 1967   Displayed at Union County Fairgrounds, LaGrande, Oregon
UP 25675 Jul 1967 27 Jun 1990  
UP 25676 Jul 1967 1 Apr 1987 Wrecked before October 1984
UP 25677 Jul 1967 17 Jan 1991 Displayed in Muskogee, Oklahoma
UP 25678 Jul 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to Albany Historical Society, Sabetha, Kansas, October 1989
UP 25679 Jul 1967 10 Mar 1989  
UP 25680 Jul 1967 19 Jul 1988 Displayed at Amlin Realty, Onalaska, Texas
UP 25681 Jul 1967 10 May 1991  
UP 25682 Jul 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25683 Jul 1967 Dec 1979 Wrecked on 4 November 1979 at Ogden, Utah
UP 25684 Jul 1967   Displayed at Seven Peaks Amusement Park, Provo, Utah
UP 25685 Jul 1967 1992 Wrecked (collision with coal dumper) on 7 January 1986 at, Oologah, Nebraska; currently located on private property in Kansas City, Kansas
UP 25686 Jul 1967 13 Dec 1988 Donated to AAR Transportation Test Center, Pueblo, Colorado
UP 25687 Jul 1967 27 Jun 1990 Displayed in Marshall, Texas
UP 25688 Jul 1967 Jun 1980 Wrecked on 25 August 1978 at Laramie, Wyoming; sold to Smith, & Chambers Railroad Salvage, Neodesha, Kansas; displayed in Neodesha, Kansas
UP 25689 Jul 1967 26 Dec 1990 Sold by Union Pacific and moved to a site near a food restaurant in Channelview, Texas (near Houston); sold in 2007 and moved to a farm in Bastrop, Texas (near Austin), displayed on a short piece of track.
UP 25690 Jul 1967 26 Dec 1990  
UP 25691 Jul 1967 25 May 1989 Donated to Potter Historical Museum, Potter, Nebraska, September 1989
UP 25692 Jul 1967 30 Aug 1989 Donated to Polk County Museum, Osceola, Nebraska
UP 25693 Jul 1967 14 Apr 1987  
UP 25694 Aug 1967 25 May 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25695 Aug 1967 18 Oct 1989 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25696 Aug 1967 10 Mar 1989 Located on Turlock Western Railroad, in Turlock, California, since at least April 2004; still there as of July 2, 2015.
UP 25697 Aug 1967 1 Nov 1988 Sold to Alter Trading Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 4, 1990, scrapped
UP 25698 Aug 1967 22 Aug 1989 Donated to Boy Scouts of America, Las Vegas, Nevada
UP 25699 Aug 1967 10 May 1991  

UP 25624

UP 25624 was sold to John Larkin, while the caboose was stored in the old MP yard in Omaha, Nebraska, among 200 other cabooses; UP 25624 was moved to the Iowa Interstate, then moved again to the Missouri Central Railroad (MSCI) at Union, Missouri near St. Louis, when that railroad was purchased by Mr. Larkin; the caboose was moved to Iowa Northwestern (IANW) in 2001 when Mr. Larkin sold his interest in MSCI and purchased the Iowa Northwestern; in occasional service as IANW 25624; painted green with a cream-colored band, without lettering; currently stored, available for sale or lease. Another report has 25624 as having been sold to Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Railroad at Fremont, Nebraska, on May 3, 1999. A report from December 2002 had UP 25624 sporting MSCI reporting marks, and being located at Council Bluffs, Iowa.

During January 2012, UP 25624 was being offered for sale at auction.

(Information from Roger Kirkpatrick, and from John Larkin via email dated July 13, 2011)

(Union Pacific records show, in error, that UP 25624 was donated to Baker City Chamber of Commerce, Baker City, Oregon. This was actually UP 25627, which was later reported as being used to advertise the Sumpter Valley Railway tourist train.)

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