Reply to "Wood-sided Cabooses"

Tinplate Art posted:

They could not be safely pushed by a helper locomotive.

There wasn't much call for pushers on the likes of the Burlington, IC, GM&O or other Granger railroads.

It was quite common to see wooden waycars on the Q on mainline freights during the 60's storming through the Chicago suburbs.  (And they even had woodbeam trucks!)

Rusty

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