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Mount Hood Railway Cabooses

This page was last updated on July 28, 2014.

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Overview

Mount Hood Railway was acquired by Union Pacific in November 1968.

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Wooden Caboose (Steel Underframe) - Class CA-1

UP 25999 built by OWR&N as UP 2701 in April 1924; renumbered to UP 3201 in May 1924; sold to Mount Hood Railway as their number 7 in May 1959.

Mount Hood caboose number 7 was renumbered to UP 7 upon UP's purchase of the railroad in November 1968; then renumbered again to UP 25999 in February 1969; retired in August 1970.

Mount Hood no. 7 was briefly stored inside UP's Cheyenne roundhouse; donated to Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer in Grand Island, Nebraska; displayed as Mount Hood 5280, with UP CA-1 2580.

UP's Equipment Record sheets also show that LA&SL CA-1 25841 was sold to Mount Hood Railway in April 1966. Its disposition after being sold to Mount Hood (if it actually was) is unknown.

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