Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad - Freeport, IL

In my travels earlier in the week I found this local short line tourist attraction railroad.

More information is here: http://www.thefreeportshow.com/scs.htm

Here are some photos of the facility (they are not currently open for the season; 2017 season begins April 1).

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Heisler

This Coal-fired Steam locomotive was built by Heisler Locomotive Works, Erie, PA in 1912.

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This Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific (The Milwaukee Road) caboose was built in 1941.

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This ICG Caboose 19 9002 was built in 1948.

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Road Trip Anyone?

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Their information is incomplete. 

The 199002 has all the characteristics of a GM&O rebuilt caboose.  Generally, the Extended Vision Caboose didn't start appearing until the late 50's early 60's.

Here's a photo of a sister caboose:

Caboose GM&O 2623

Alton/GM&O/ICG caboose information HERE

An Ex-IC Extended Vision caboose is a slightly different animal, built with end "porches."

Caboose ICG 198432

Rusty

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