Santa Fe 999952 is red again

Some significant progress was made on former Santa Fe caboose 999952 last week. The first step was to repaint the exterior of the car (well, actually, the first step was to trace all of the lettering, but we’ll cover that next time). Painting was done over a period of several …

AT&SF Caboose 999952

My latest outside project is refurbishing former Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe caboose 999952 for the Atchison Railroad Museum in Atchison, Kansas. AT&SF is an iconic Santa Fe cupola caboose built in 1949 as No. 2207 and retired in 1982. Around 1970, the Santa Fe gave several of its older …