Seaboard Coast Line Caboose #021050
Escort Caboose #451
Built in 1974 as a steel caboose for the Southern Pacific Railroad #53, sold into private ownership and converted into an escort caboose. Seats were installed for the transportation of approximately 14 people, table installed for reviewing plans or documents. Kohler Diesel 6,500 watt diesel generator with Kohler KD440 single cylinder motor, electric start inside caboose. Generator is mounted in a new box where old rail generator batteries were mounted, diesel is provided by the tank which used to fuel the furnace in the caboose which has been removed, outside caboose refueling port for easy access. Air conditioning and heat has been installed as well as new over head LED lighting. All windows covered with expanded metal for added security. Car rebuild date was May 1998 and a Rule 88 AAR Extended Service Inspection was performed on May 1, 2015. Brake Valves also rebuilt May 1, 2105 as well. This car is in operational condition and can be shipped on own wheels.