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Caboose SP 1901: Creative Restoration

So! Where Do You Want It?

Caboose SP1901 arrives on August 28, 2000. It will be restored for your third lodging option.

Caboose #1901 arrives at the Double K Ranch

Rails & Trucks First

Ken & Dave unload the "trucks."

Easy, Big Fella

Steadily the caboose is lowered
into  position.

 

The Caboose Has Landed!

Safely delivered to its location just behind the main ranch house and adjacent to Mary's workshop.

September 1,  2000

Where do we begin?

 September 1,  2000

Begin with Clean

Begin with Clean

Third try is a charm: Steam power wash! "Out damn spot."

It takes a master welder to smooth away wear and tear...

Master Welder

Cleaning and prepping to paint the Southern Pacific Caboose.

... and patient Perseverance to
"clean and prep" for paint.

"Quite a Stretch"

Measure twice cut once.

Measure twice cut once.

Grinding Away

Grinding Away

This guy just keeps going and going and going. "Do it right the first time."

Now Let's See...

The red wire is connected to the black wire is connected to the yellow...

Bill testing electrical connections.

Fresh coat of paint.

Nothing like a fresh coat of paint.

"Where do these letters go?"

Creative Restoration

Taking shape slowly, but surely.

 Creative Restoration

Positioning railroad ties.

Persuading Ties into Position...

A little behind.

New Year's Eve 2000

The Conductor and Chief Engineer bring SP 1901 on line with champagne over the coupler.

New Year's Eve 2000


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Tucson, Arizona 85749

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