Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses

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Has there been any photo or drawing image of the 13-window passenger caboose used on Louisiana & North West RR's mixed trains of the 1940's?

Pls. let me know. Thanks. Blessings, Denny W

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The LNW ran Doodlebugs for its passenger service in the 40s. This is the only pic I could find on-line so far.


A photo of the caboose you are interested in, was published in the May, 1985 issue of "Trains" magazine. It is located on page 30.


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La-NW caboose Trains 1985.jpg

The L&NW placed its Caboose 212 illustrated in operation for passengers on the mixed train run thrice weekly between Gibsland and Chestnut, LA, 37.7 miles, then. The caboose had six windows on the other side. Thanks to "mowingman" for providing the input. Whether the L&NW had any more cabooses of this type or use its regular-size ones for mixed service remains a question.

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