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:

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



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


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


This ICG Caboose 19 9002 was built in 1948.


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



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