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Cabooses made good tourist information booths for small budget municipalities. They stand out, are easy to fit on a
small piece of property road side, are a small structure to operate and maintain etc. Here are a few. Do you know of more? Got any photos? CONTACT US

British Columbia

CP 437336 acq. 1992 Built 1949 Craigellachie. 7/07/2012

Last Spike Centennial November 7, 1985.

CN 77861 BC Travel Infocentre, Westwood Mall, Coquitlam. 12/22/1990 Stafford Swain/Don McQueen collection.


NAR 13505 (nee A&GW 13505) CC&F 1928 Visitor Information Centre, Grimshaw.
Near Mile Zero Dempster Highway
April 28, 2019


CN 79226 Lucky Lake SK


CP 302868 a "load of lumber" Tourist Information inside! 602 Winnipeg Street, across from station Schreiber. 7/15/2019

Tourist Information car under construction. 52' Flat car 302868 built 6/1962
Acquired 1/2002 along with 40" box car 401710 ex 58552.

CP 4773 (ex 411733 nee 4773 baggage) Acq. 2005. Museum. Freshly repainted. 9/09/2020

Note: Original display 1994 began with yard diesel 6539. MLW S-3 81195 7/1955


Tourist Information. Located near the ex CNR Haliburton station with Rails End Gallery & Art Centre.
CN 7712 is actually 77127 nee GT 90421 built 4/1927.

CN 78501 (ex PSTR 65) Tourist Information booth at Jumbo the Elephant Memorial, 65 Talbot St. St.Thomas.
Don Mc.Queen 11/24/1989

Originally Port Stanley Terminal Rail 65, although like most locomotives and rolling stock it was owned by PSTR principals.
That person initially provided it. It was acquired 2/1984 by St.Thomas permitting them to alter its historic condition.

Note: The statue was erected in 1985 for the centennial of Jumbo's untimely death in St.Thomas, September 15, 1885.

Jumbo statue stands out more than the caboose!

Repainted in a more historical appearance with Montmorency orange paint scheme. April 2017 Pam Aggelakos

CN 78659 sitting on the ground. This usually accelerated deterioration of wooden vans.
Tourist Information booth operated by Orangeville & District Chamber of Commerce.
Farmers' Market Orangeville October 1992 Drew Joliffe/Don Mc.Queen collection


GTW 79169 acq. 2000 Built International 1958.
Displayed in front of Tourist Information Booth.
rue Hotel-de-ville, Riviere-du-Loup.

New Brunswick

Chipman Museum and Tourist Centre
CN 79318 acq. c.1995 Hawker-Siddeley 6/1967

CN 79318 7/17/2017


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