Solomon. This lavishly illustrated photo-history traces the development of the caboose from the 19th century to the mid-1990s, when the American icon had nearly disappeared from the rails. You'll view modern and historic photographs of bobber, cupola, bay window and transfer cabooses at work across the United States, each accompanied by a detailed caption with information on construction, function, history and location. 192 pages, 175 color and 75 B&W photographs, 6½"x 8¼", softcover.
|The Plainsman Train Set - G Scale|
Crossing the plains of the American West was a formidable task in the early days of the nation - until the 1860s arrival of the Iron Horse. Now, you can run a realistic Old West train of your own!
This complete G scale Bachmann set includes a Union Pacific 4-6-0 steam locomotive with a powerful motor, engineer and fireman figures, an operating headlight, puffing smoke and speed-synchronized sound; a tender with a realistic coal load, a stock car and a bobber caboose, each with authentic Union Pacific markings; a 64"x 51" oval of track; a power pack/speed controller; a lifetime limited warranty; and instructions. The locomotive with tender measures 28" long.
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