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Missouri Kansas Texas Cabooses

The page was last updated on December 20, 2019.

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Missouri Kansas Texas Railroad was controlled by Union Pacific after August 12, 1988. At that time, MKT owned 58 cabooses, MKT numbers 6, 24, 61, 74, 100-142 (except MKT 113, 125, 131 and 135), and MKT 200-215 (except MKT 201).

(Read more about the UP-MKT control and merger)

UP did not assign a caboose class to these former MKT, cabooses.

All (except MKT 105) were retired from UP's active roster between, March 1989 and November 1991. MKT 105 was retired on 28 April 1992 and was, retained at Cheyenne.

Below is a complete number-by-number listing of MKT cabooses at the time of the MKT-UP merger.

Car
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
MKT 6 4 May 1989 1
MKT 24 10 May 1989 2
MKT 61 10 May 1989 3
MKT 74 24 Aug 1989  
MKT 100 6 Sep 1990 4
MKT 101 6 Sep 1990 5
MKT 102 1 Oct 1990 6
MKT 103 1 Oct 1990 7
MKT 104 16 Oct 1990  
MKT 105 28 Apr 1992 8
MKT 106 14 Jun 1991 9
MKT 107 23 Jun 1989 10
MKT 108 27 Mar 1991  
MKT 109 27 Mar 1989 11
MKT 110 27 Mar 1989 12
MKT 111 1 Oct 1990  
MKT 112 26 Oct 1990  
MKT 114 27 Mar 1991 13
MKT 115 1 Oct 1990  
MKT 116 6 Sep 1990 14
MKT 117 1 Oct 1990 15
MKT 118 6 Sep 1990 16 (updated, 2019)
MKT 119 17 Aug 1990 17
MKT 120 6 Sep 1990 18
MKT 121 1 Oct 1990  
MKT 122 24 Apr 1989  
MKT 123 27 Mar 1991 19
MKT 124 1 Oct 1990 20
MKT 126 18 Sep 1989 21
MKT 127 6 Nov 1991  
MKT 128 1 Mar 1990  
MKT 129 17 Aug 1989 22
MKT 130 15 Jun 1989 23
MKT 132 1 Jun 1989 24
MKT 133 15 Nov 1989  
MKT 134 1 Feb 1991  
MKT 136 9 Apr 1990  
MKT 137 20 Jun 1989 25
MKT 138 1 Jun 1989 26
MKT 139 11 Dec 1989 27
MKT 140 1 Jun 1989 28
MKT 141 17 Jul 1989  
MKT 142 15 Nov 1989  
MKT 200 9 Apr 1990  
MKT 202 27 Mar 1989 29
MKT 203 22 Jun 1989 30
MKT 204 20 Jun 1989 31
MKT 205 4 May 1989 32
MKT 206 10 May 1989 33
MKT 207 9 Apr 1990  
MKT 208 9 Apr 1990  
MKT 209 17 Aug 1989 34
MKT 210 1 Jun 1989 35
MKT 211 9 Oct 1990 36
MKT 212 17 Aug 1990 37
MKT 213 17 Aug 1990 38
MKT 214 1 Oct 1990 39
MKT 215 9 Apr 1990 40 (updated, 2018)

Notes:

  1. MKT 6 was donated to Gulf Coast Chapter, NRHS, Houston, Texas.
  2. MKT 24 was removed from service in September 1988. Donated to City of, Denison, Texas.
  3. MKT 61 was removed from service in October 1988. Donated to Iron, Horse Historical Society, Parsons, Kansas.
  4. MKT 100 was removed from service at Ray, Texas.
  5. MKT 101 was removed from service at Ray, Texas.
  6. MKT 102 was removed from service at Parsons, Kansas.
  7. MKT 103 was removed from service at Parsons, Kansas.
  8. MKT 105 was stored at Cheyenne, Wyoming.
  9. MKT 106 was donated to Smithville Chamber of Commerce (Smithville, Texas).
  10. MKT 107 was removed from service on 9 Dec 1988 at Bellmead, Texas.
  11. MKT 109 was donated to City of Oswego, Kansas.
  12. MKT 110 was donated to City of Appleton City, Missouri.
  13. MKT 114 was removed from service on 1 January 1990 at Parsons, Kansas.
  14. MKT 116 was removed from service at Ray, Texas.
  15. MKT 117 was removed from service at Parsons, Kansas.
  16. MKT 118 was removed from service on 29 August 1990 at Ray, Texas. Moved to Dennison, Texas, before 2007; moved to Bonham, Texas, in February 2016; repainted from badly weathered MKT green and yellow, to MKT red in 2017; displayed as part of the Fannin County Museum located in the former T&P depot in Bonham, Texas. (2019 updates courtesy of Scott Thomas email dated December 19, 2019)
  17. MKT 119 was removed from service on 1 January 1990 at Parsons, Kansas.
  18. MKT 120 was removed from service at Ray, Texas.
  19. MKT 123 was removed from service on 1 January 1990.
  20. MKT 124 was removed from service at Ray, Texas.
  21. MKT 126 was donated to Street Car Restoration Association, Fort Smith, Arkansas.
  22. MKT 129 was donated to 610 Historical Foundation, Palestine, Texas.
  23. MKT 130 was removed from service in May 1989. Donated to City of, Windsor, Missouri.
  24. MKT 132 was donated to Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, Enid, Okla.
  25. MKT 137 was removed from service on 20 June 1989 at Fort Worth, Texas.
  26. MKT 138 was donated to Chamber of Commerce, Nevada, Missouri.
  27. MKT 139 was donated to City of St. Charles, Missouri.
  28. MKT 140 was donated to Railroad & Pioneer Museum, Temple, Texas.
  29. MKT 202 was removed from service in February 1989; donated to City of, Muskogee, Okla.
  30. MKT 203 was removed from service on 12 May 1989 at Parsons, Kansas.
  31. MKT 204 was removed from service on 13 June 1989 at Fort Worth, Texas.
  32. MKT 205 was donated to Checotah Landmark Preservation Society, Checotah, Okla.
  33. MKT 206 was donated to City of Clinton, Missouri.
  34. MKT 209 was donated to Itasca Historical Museum, Itasca, Texas, September, 1989.
  35. MKT 210 was donated to Waurika Depot Committee, Waurika, Okla.
  36. MKT 211 was removed from service on 1 June 1989 at Fort Worth, Texas.
  37. MKT 212 was removed from service at Fort Worth, Texas.
  38. MKT 213 was removed from service on 1 June 1989 at Fort Worth, Texas.
  39. MKT 214 was removed from service at Fort Worth, Texas.
  40. MKT 215 was removed from service at Ray, Texas; as of June 2018, displayed at the Ennis Railroad & Cultural Heritage Museum, 105 NE Main Street, Ennis, Texas. (2018 update from Scott Thomas, email dated June 16, 2018)

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