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Still Active GN Cabooses

Some Great Northern caboose are still in use on today's Burlington Northern Santa Fe. A few others found employ on other railroads. This list contains still active GN cabooses in revenue service without historical preservation intent. For preserved GN cabooses please look here.

GN#

CURRENT RR AND NO. PHOTOS

TYPE

BUILT

USUAL 

LOCATION

MAP

LAST

VERIFIED

REMARKS

X64 MRL 1102

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  31' Steel Cupola Caboose 1962 MRL yard, Laurel, MT  Click for Yahoo! map January 2005 Remote Control Caboose, ex. MRL 100776, ex. BN 968776, ex. BN 10259

Laurel, MT

Photo taken July 23, 2002

X99 BN 10159 Click for larger image   30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 6/1966 N/A   January 2005  

Drummond, MT

Photo taken September 12, 2002

by Robert Ulberg

X106 MRL 1101 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 8/1967 MRL yard, Laurel, MT Click for Yahoo! map January 2005 Remote Control Caboose, ex. MRL 100751, ex. BN 968751, ex BN 10146
X108 BN 12603 Click for larger image   30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 8/1967 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10148

Tacoma, WA
Photo taken January 26, 2002

by Robert Ulberg

X120 BN 10080 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 6/1968 N/A   January 2005  
X123 BN 12562 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 6/1968 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10083
X124 RPRC 124 Click for larger image Click for larger image 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose

 

6/1968 402 Wright Ave, Richmond, CA Click for Yahoo! map July 2004 Ex. BN 10084. Richmond Pacific Railroad.

Richmond, CA

Photos taken July 4, 2004

X131 BN 12552 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 6/1968 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10091
X132 BN 968760 Click for larger image Click for larger image 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose

 

6/1968 521 W Union Ave, Litchfield, IL Click for Yahoo! map January 2005 Ex. BN 10092. In use as BNSF yard office.

Photo taken 

November 21, 2001

 by David Greenberg

Photo taken

October 21, 2004

X133 BN 12581 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 6/1968 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10093
X142 BN 12622 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 9/1969 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10062
X144 NLR 12587

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  30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 9/1969 N/A   July 2007 Ex. BN 12587, BN 10064. Northern Lines Railway. Car based at former GN St. Cloud yard.

St. Cloud, MN
Photo taken August 2, 2003

X149 BN 12547

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  30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 9/1969 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10069

Scottsbluff, NE
Photo taken February 15, 2003

by Chuck Doolittle

X150 BN 12543 Not available 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 9/1969 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10070
X154 BN 12567

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Click for larger image 30' Steel Wide Vision Cupola Caboose 9/1969 N/A   January 2005 Ex. BN 10074. Damaged cupola.

Somewhere between

Beulah and Zap, ND

Photos taken May 1, 2004

by Mark Johnson

X184

or

X185

LORAM No.# Not available 36' Steel Bay Window Caboose 11/1966 N/A   July 2004 Ex. BN 11475 or 11476
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