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Official Company Archive Photos: Cabooses
This is a collection of shots that focuses on various EJ&E cabooses.

Subject: Steel Caboose #528 on Train
Location: Near Frankfort?
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: Appears to be the rear of a train on the main. This is most likely somewhere on the east end, possibly near Frankfort. These photos are not to be used in any way, without the consent of the site owner.


Subject: Steel Caboose #508 on Train
Location: Brisbane, IL
Date: 1970's?
Credit: Unknown

Notes: It looks like this is a cab on an eastbound train at Brisbane, the photo taken from what was then the Wabash overpass (present day NS). The radio antenna may indicate the period was the early 1970's.


Subject: Steel Caboose #513 on Train
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: Wearing the "Outer Belt" logo.


Subject: Steel Caboose #518 on Train
Location: Joliet, IL
Date: 8/23/1957
Credit: RJS?

Notes: Back of photo says: "Caboose of #42 at Rowell Ave. (N)". It also says the name of the man on the porch, but it's too hard to read.


Subject: Transfer caboose #192
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown Credit: Unknown

Notes: This is a unique cab that looks to have possibly been some sort of rebuild or something.

       

Subject: Wood Caboose #143 in Special "War Bonds" Scheme
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: This may be the only cab that was painted in this scheme.


Subject: Wood Transfer Caboose #177
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: What appears to have been a unique style of cab.


Subject: Steel Caboose #549 on Train
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: Notice that "Elgin, Joliet & Eastern" is spelled out on the side.


Subject: Steel Caboose #542 on Train
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: It's hard to see, but the number appears to be 542. Note that this cab just has the abbreviated "EJ&E" on the side, unlike #549 above.


Subject: Interior of 500 Series Caboose
Location: Unknown
Date: Unknown Credit: Unknown

Notes: It looks like the car was possibly new when these were taken.

     

Subject: String of Steel Transfer and Road Cabs
Location: Joliet, IL
Date: Unknown
Credit: Unknown

Notes: Includes: #528, 505, then four transfer cabs that appear to be new, or have new paint, then two more road cabs with unknown numbers. This looks to be along the east side of the old locomotive shop building in East Joliet.



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