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Caboose Roster of the RF&P

RF&P Caboose Roster

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The following is courtesy of Bill Griffin:

No.	Blt	Construction		Notes	Disposition		

803	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Sold 11/30/70
804	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Wrecked and scrapped 1951
805	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Dismantled 6/20
806	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Dismantled 6/20
807	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Wrecked and scrapped 1946
809	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Sold to Iron & Steel products, 1950
811	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Sold to Railway Associates 1937
814:1	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Dismantled 6/20
814:2	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Sold to Iron & Steel products, 1950
815	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Transferred to work equipment, 1924
816	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Sold to Iron & Steel products, 1950
817	1917	Wood/Steel Frame	1	Retired 1970
818	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Destroyed by fire, 1965
819	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
820	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Converted to tool car 1953
822	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
824	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Renumbered #951 in 1971, retired 1970, to OD/NRHS
825	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
826	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Sold to J. E. SKELTON Co. 1936
830	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Sold to Newhall-Marshall; to Detroit Terminal 1950
831	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Dismantled 1931
832	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Transferred to work equipment 1924
833	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	2	Retired 1970
835	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
836	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Railway Accessories 1937
837	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
839	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Appalac 1938
841	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
842	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Converted to tool car 1953
843	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Railway Accessories 1937
844	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to J.E. Skelton 1939
845	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	3	Sold to Iron & Steel Products 1950
901	1905	Wood/Steel Frame	4	Converted to tool car 1953
902	1905	Wood/Steel Frame	4	Sold to Newhall-Marshall-Wood; to Detroit Terminal 1950
903	1905	Wood/Steel Frame	4	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
904	1905	Wood/Steel Frame	4	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
905	1905	Wood/Steel Frame	4	Sold to Pacific Electric, 1950
906	1905	Wood/Steel Frame	4	Sold to Marshall Railway Supply Co., 1958
907	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	5	Retired 1970
908	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	5	Sold to Iron & Steel Products 1950
909	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	5	Sold to Iron & Steel Products 1950
910	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	5	Renumbered #953 4/71, retired 1976
911	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	5	Retired 1970
912	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	5	Sold to Peck Iron & Metal 1969
913	1941	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Renumbered #956; sold to J. Dankos 1977
914	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Wrecked and retired 1962
915	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Wrecked and retired 1960
916	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Wrecked and retired 1957
917	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Renumbered #952; retired 1970; sold Luria Bros.
918	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Donated to the Richmond, VA 1974
919	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Retired 1970
920	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Renumbered #954; donated to Auto Train 1974
921	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	6	Donated to Richmond Symphony
922	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Converted to work equipment 1953
923	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Sold to Ortner Co. 1957
924	1941	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Retired and sold to Peck Iron & Metal 1960
925	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Converted to work equipment 1953
926	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Sold to Ortner Co. 1959
927	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Sold to Ortner Co. 1959
928	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Converted to work equipment 1953
929	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Sold to Ortner Co. 1959
930	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Converted to work equipment 1953
931	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	7	Converted to work equipment 1953
932	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Destroyed in fire at Possum Point, VA 1961
933	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Destroyed in wreck at Potomac Yard 1968
934	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Destroyed in wreck at Potomac Yard 1964
935	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Renumbered #955 4/71; retired 4/81
936	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Retired
938	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Retired
939	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Destroyed in wreck at Potomac Yard 1963
940	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Sold to S. T. Green 1970
941	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	8	Sold to Luria Bros. 1970
951	1904	Wood/Steel Frame	9	Renumbered from #824 in 1971
952	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	9	Renumbered from #917 in 1971
953	1918	Wood/Steel Frame	9	Renumbered from #910 in 1971
954	1942	Wood/Steel Frame	9	Renumbered from #920 in 1971
955	1943	Wood/Steel Frame	9	Renumbered from #935 in 1971
956	1941	Wood/Steel Frame	9	Renumbered from #913 in 1971
901:2	6/70	All Steel		11	Sold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90; resold 6/90 to ASAB re:#100
902:2	6/70	All Steel		11	Sold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90
903:2	6/70	All Steel		11	In service 1991
904:2	4/73	All Steel		11	Donated to Valentine Museum, Richmond VA 5/8/90
905:2	4/73	All Steel		11	Donated to Rappahannock Chapter NRHS 3/90
906:2	4/73	All Steel		11	In service 1991
907:2	4/73	All Steel		11	Sold to Greg Raines; resold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90
921:2	1/71	All Steel		12	Sold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90
922:2	1/71	All Steel		12	Destroyed by fire at Acca Yard 11/6/82
923:2	1/71	All Steel		12	In service on CSX 1991
931:2	1/71	All Steel		12	Sold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90
932:2	1/71	All Steel		12	Sold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90
933:2	1/71	All Steel		12	Sold to Barnhart & Associates 6/90

Notes:
1. Lt Wt 35,300 lbs.; built by the RF&P
2. Lt Wt 27,400 lbs.; built by the RF&P; #824 was renumbered in 1971 and was
 donated to the Old Dominion Chapter of the NRHS in 1980
3. Lt Wt 28,700 lbs.; built by the RF&P
4. Lt Wt 27,460 lbs.; built by the RF&P
5. Lt Wt 35,300 lbs.; built by the RF&P; #910 renumbered #953 in 1971; #911 
 was donated to Fredericksburg, VA in 1970
6. Lt Wt 36,600 lbs.; built by the RF&P; #913 renumbered #956 in April 1973 
 and used at a restaurant; #917 was renumbered #952 and restored to active
 service after being retired in 1970
7. Lt Wt 41,600 lbs.; converted from box cars and storage cars in 1942 by
 the RF&P
8. Converted from stock cars #2277, 2305, 2435, 2267, 2282, 2311, 2300,
 2420, 2421 by the RF&P in 1943/44; #935 runumbered 955 in April 1971
9. Remaining active wood cabooses were renumbered in 1971 to make room for
 the steel caboose. Retired as follows: #951 donated to the Old Dominion
 Chapter of the NRHS; #952 disposition unknown; #953 donated to the
 Fairfax County Park Authority in 1976; #954 donated to Auto Train in 1974;
 #955 donated to Richmond Public Schools in April 1981; #956 was sold to
 John Dankas in 1977.

11. Lt Wt 51,500 lbs.; built by International Car Company, equipped with Bettendorf trucks
12. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment; #921 was retired on 11/22/75, then rebuilt and returned to service.

General Notes:
A. Cabooses #803, 804, 807, 809, 814:2, 816, 817 were built in 1917/18 and
 were all off the roster by 1960 with the exception of #803 and 817.  These
 two cabooses were retired 1970.
B. Cabooses #805, 806, 811, 814:1, 815, 818-820, 822, 824-86, 828, 830-833
 were all off the roster by 1960 with the exception of #818, 824, and 833.
 Caboose #818 was destroyed by fire in 1965; #824 and 833 were retired in 1970.
C. Cabooses #835-845 were all off the roster by 1953.
D. Cabooses #901:1-906:1 were all off the roster by 1958.
E. Cabooses #907:1-912 were all off roster by 1970 except #910 that was 
 renumbered #953. RF&P #953 was retired in 1976. Cabooses #908 and 909 were
 off roster in 1950. All others retired in the early 1970s.
F. Cabooses #913-921 were all retired and off roster by the early 1970s
 except #913 and 921 that were renumbered #956 and 954. These two cabooses
 were retired in 1977 and 1974, respectively.
G. Cabooses #922-931 were all retired by 1960.
H. Cabooses #932:1-941 were all retired by 1971. Caboose #935 that was
 retired, renumbered, and returned to service as #955. RF&P #955 was 
 retired, by April 1981.

1997-2004, Robert G. McKeever, II, unless otherwise noted. Suggestions to robmckii@aol.com
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