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Re: LS&I caboose #5 in Marquette
Andrew, I had the pleasure of living near the coal dock as a kid. That steam gantry crane in the background of the photo Mark posted was taken down in 1976, I believe. The control stand---with all of its levers, guages and handles---had been neatly cut out of the operator's cab and set aside. We were about a hundred feet into dragging it to my parents' house when a watchman ran us off. (Good times, eh Wes?
I'd like to think that it's still in existence, tucked away in someone else's
And Mark, thanx for posting another great shot!