Surviving Western Pacific, Sacramento Northern, Tidewater Southern,
and Central California Traction Cabooses

Many of these caboose locations are mapped on bing.com. Go here to see the list.

Western Pacific Wood Cupola Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
WP 741 Rio Vista Jct, CA As CCT 19, Western Railway Museum, to be cosmetically restored as WP 741
http://www.wrm.org
WP 748 Virginia City, NV Former CCT 21, exx-WP 764, Clark Nary, with SN 1636 and CB&Q 14379
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WP 769 Los Angeles, CA Former SN 1623, painted as WP 754, Travel Town Museum, Griffith Park
http://traveltown.org
WP 770 Wadsworth, NV On private property with Central Pacific wood coach, 245 Lincoln Hwy at Bridge St.
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WP 779 Virginia City, NV As Feather River Shortline, Gold Hill Historical Society, stored in Mound House, NV for eventual restoration. From Quincy/Sloat/Portola, CA
http://www.goldhillnv.org

 

Western Pacific Composite Cupola Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
WP 614 Portola, CA Only known preserved "Canyon Caboose", under restoration, Western Pacific Railroad Museum
http://www.wplives.org
WP 617 Rio Vista Jct, CA As SN 1632, ex WPMW 37-9, previously at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola
http://www.wrm.org
WP 618 Moss Landing, CA Former SN 1639, currently empty and lettered "Moss Landing Ltd., SN 1853, Moss Landing Road
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WP 619(2nd) Little River, CA Ex-WP 403 coach/caboose, private property of Wolters/Fraser, with SP 1125, 5351 Albion Little River Rd
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WP 620 Waterloo, CA Former SN 1635, Taco Loco Express restaurant, 10438 State Route 88 at E. Comstock Road (some records state this car was WP 627 but it has been confirmed as the 620)
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WP 621 Clarksburg, CA As SN 1638, rebuilt as open coach, Silverbend Tree Farm, 34600 South River Road, 1.5 miles north of town
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WP 627 Hillsboro, OR As SN 1634, privately owned, formerly part of a Victoria Station Restaurant in Portland, OR (some records state this car was WP 620 but it was recently confirmed as being former WP 627)
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WP 630 Sierra Springs, CA Was SN 1631, 5184 Overland Way, possibly for sale
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WP 637 Virginia City, NV Former SN 1636, Clark Nary, with WP 748/CCT 21 and CB&Q 143789 near the original V&T station (previously erroneously reported as WP 642)
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WP 641 Monterey, CA With NYC (painted as SP) RPO/baggage car, "The Caboose" gift shop, 15 Prescott Ave on Cannery Row
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Western Pacific Composite Bay Window Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
WP 643 Auburn, CA Private property of Peggy and Rich Beltramo, 9970 Shanley Road
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WP 645 Portola, CA Private property of Norman Holmes, 76580 Aspen Dr, part of Western Pacific Railroad Museum collection
http://www.wplives.org
WP 646 Portola, CA Western Pacific Railroad Museum collection, on flat car
http://www.wplives.org
WP 648 Portola, CA As SN 1642, Western Pacific Railroad Museum, previously at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum, San Francisco
http://www.wplives.org
WP 649 Sunol, CA Niles Canyon Railway, Brightside Yard, 5550 Niles Canyon Rd., from Salinas
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http://www.ncry.org
WP 652 Jamestown, CA Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, 5th Ave. & Reservoir Rd
http://www.csrmf.org/railtown/
WP 657 Carson City, NV UPDATE! - Nevada State Railroad Museum, previously at the Ponderosa Ranch in Incline Village, NV
WP 658 Benicia, CA 4800 Industrial Way, from Berkeley
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WP 660 Portola, CA Private property of David Lake, 1655 Rocky Point Rd
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WP 664 Carmichael, CA Private property of Alan Radecki, 5501 Linda Lane
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WP 668 San Jose, CA Private property of Katy Dickinson and John Plocher, 406 Belmont Ave, previously at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum, San Francisco
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http://wp668.org
WP 675 Los Altos, CA At former Southern Pacific Depot now Maria's Interiors, 393 Main St
http://www.shopmarias.com
WP 678 Jamestown, CA Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Shop Storage Car, 5th Ave. & Reservoir Rd
http://www.csrmf.org/railtown/
WP 679 Portola, CA With observation platform overlooking UP main/depot, parking lot adjacent to 133 Commercial St
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WP 680 Virginia City, NV As V&T 50 or 51, Virginia & Truckee Railroad, 370 F street
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http://virginiatruckee.com
WP 695 Jamestown, CA Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Dispatcher's office, 5th Ave. & Reservoir Rd
http://www.csrmf.org/railtown/
WP 697 Greenville, CA Private property of Ross Posch, 5461 North Valley Road
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WP 698 Napa, CA As SN 1641, Bradley Construction, 205 8th Street
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WP 699 Minden, NV Backyard of private property, recently for sale, current status unknown
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Western Pacific Steel Bay Window Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
WP 428 Portola, CA Restored, Western Pacific Railroad Museum
http://www.wplives.org
WP 429 Healdton, OK Former Bed & Breakfast, 614 W. Lincoln
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WP 431 Muskogee, OK UP paint, Okmulgee Street/US 62 & 64, west of town
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WP 437 Elko, NV Municipal display, across from Fire Station at 725 Railroad St. at 7th. with WP GP7 No. 727
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WP 438 Spokane, WA Interstate Fairgrounds, Inland Empire Railroad Historical Society, incorrectly listed on their site as 428.
http://www.ierhs.50megs.com
WP 441 Orleans, NE Harlan County Surveyor, 500 N. College Ave. (with RI 17095/UP 24513)
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WP 445 Rancho Cordova, CA Sacramento Valley Live Steamers, Haggan Community Park, 2101 Chase Drive
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http://www.svls.org
WP 446 Westwood, CA Former gift shop, attached to house, 401 Birch Street
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WP 447 Lodi, CA Private property of Doug Peterson, 19170 North Ray Road
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WP 448 Paragould, AR As St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern 1883, downtown district
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WP 449 Boulder City, NV UP paint, Nevada State Railroad Museum, previously located at NSRM Carson City, NV
http://www.nevadasouthern.com
WP 451 Monroe, LA Owned by Robert Bentz, A World of Stone, Inc, 401 Texas Avenue, Monroe, LA 71201, 318-387-2048
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WP 456 Cherokee, CA Cherokee Museum, 4226 Cherokee Road off Hwy 70
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WP 457 Maxwell, CA Olney Land & Cattle Company, no markings on car
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WP 463 Sloat, CA UP paint, private property of Debbie Leonhardt
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WP 465 Rocklin, CA Depot Shopping Center, 4500 Pacific Street, east side of town, WP caboose in back
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WP 467 Fremont, CA Niles Depot Museum, 36997 Mission Boulevard (will be moved to the new Niles Town Plaza)
http://www.nilesdepot.org
WP 468 Chiloquin, OR Train Mountain Railroad Museum, 36941 South Chiloquin Rd.
http://www.trainmountain.org
WP 470 Sacramento, CA Private property of Rich Colombo, 5895 Gerber Road
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WP 477 Redwood Valley, CA Skip Gibbs Company, 949 School Way
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WP 479 Philo, CA NEW! - Converted for use as a newsroom for KZYX-FM (Mendocino County Public Broadcasting)
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WP 480 North Fork, CA Private property of Rob Russell, 54305 Pinchot Dr
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WP 483 Portola, CA Western Pacific Railroad Museum, previously at the Western Railway Museum, Rio Vista
http://www.wplives.org
WP 484 Portola, CA Restored, Western Pacific Railroad Museum
http://www.wplives.org
WP 486 Roseville, CA Jim Dobbas, Inc 7920 Antelope N Road, Antelope, CA 95843-For sale, $25K

 

Tidewater Southern Composite Cupola Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
TS 305 Waterford, CA Composite cupola, was at Big Bear RV Park, acquired by the city of Modesto in 2003 for eventual restoration and display future display in a park on Orangeburg Ave. along the TS right of way through town, presently stored on the M&ET in Modesto
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TS 306 Santa Cruz, CA Composite cupola, reportedly served as the kitchen of a restaurant in the former Southern Pacific depot but was destroyed by fire, disposition of remains unknown
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TS 307 Oakland, CA Composite cupola,private residence located a little south of the Jack London Square depot along the UP main line at 5th Ave. & Embarcadero
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TS 308 Modesto, CA Composite cupola, private property of Thomas Rettig, 1466 Clark Road
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Sacramento Northern Wood Cupola Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
SN 1623 Los Angeles, CA Former WP 769, painted as WP 754, Travel Town Museum, Griffith Park
http://traveltown.org

 

Sacramento Northern Composite Cupola Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
SN 1611 Pleasant Valley, CA Built new for SN, was on defunct Camino Cable & Northern, used as crew car, later sold as vacation cabin near Placerville, reported as having no trucks and located near Pleasant Valley & Buck's Bar Roads
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SN 1631 Sierra Springs, CA Former WP 630, 5184 Overland Way, possibly for sale
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SN 1632 Rio Vista Jct, CA Ex-WP 617, ex WPMW 37-9, previously at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola
http://www.wrm.org
SN 1634 Hillsboro, OR Former WP 627, privately owned, formerly part of a Victoria Station Restaurant in Portland, OR (some records state this car was WP 620)
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SN 1635 Waterloo, CA Former WP 620, Taco Loco Express restaurant, 10438 State Route 88 at E. Comstock Road (some records state this car was WP 627)
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SN 1636 Virginia City, NV Former WP 637, Clark Nary, with WP 748/CCT 21 and CB&Q 14379 near the original V&T station (previously erroneously reported as WP 642)
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SN 1638 Clarksburg, CA Former WP 621, rebuilt as open coach, Silverbend Tree Farm, 34600 South River Road, 1.5 miles north of town
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SN 1639 Moss Landing, CA Former WP 618, currently empty and lettered "Moss Landing Ltd., SN 1853, Moss Landing Road
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Sacramento Northern Composite Bay Window Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
SN 1641 Napa, CA Former WP 698, Bradley Construction, 205 8th Street
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SN 1642 Portola, CA Former WP 648, Western Pacific Railroad Museum, previously at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum, San Francisco
http://www.wplives.org

 

Central California Traction Co. Captive Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
CCT 16 Clarksburg, CA Wood cupola, ex-Yosemite Valley 16, burned out remains rebuilt as an open air coach car
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CCT 17 Sutter Creek, CA Ex-Box motor 6, inside a barn on private property
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CCT 19 Rio Vista, CA Wood cupola, ex-WP 741, BAERA Western Railway Museum
http://www.wrm.org
CCT 21 Virginia City, NV Wood cupola, ex-WP 748 exx-WP 764, Clark Nary, with SN 1636 and CB&Q 14379 near the original V&T station
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CCT 23 (2nd) Dunsmuir, CA Wood cupola, ex-SP 648, Railroad Park Resort
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http://www.rrpark.com
CCT 24 Portola, CA Steel cupola, ex-ATSF 1547, traded to Western Pacific Railroad Museum for SP 4107
http://www.wplives.org
CCT 25 Plymouth, CA Steel cupola, ex-ATSF 1741, Howling Wolf Ranch. Hwy 16
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CCT 26 Tempe, AZ Steel cupola, ex-ATSF 2220, former SP depot, now Macayo's Depot Cantina with ATSF 999005, 999098, 999281, and SP 1099
http://www.depotcantina.com

 

Missing and Unconfirmed Captive Cabooses
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
WP 427 Inkom, ID Steel bay window, reported as having no trucks and being used as a farm shed, 590 Marsh Creek Road (McCammon, ID 83250). Need to confirm number and city, may not be 427
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WP 430 Pocatello, ID Possibly on a farm south of town.
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WP 473 North Coast, CA Rumored to have been at the Nevada County Narrow Gauge museum until the late 1990s. Traded for some narrow gauge equipment to private party somewhere along California's North Coast.
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WP 666 Virginia City, NV Composite bay window, as SN 1644, Virginia & Truckee Railroad (reported as destroyed in fire in 2003-disposition of remains unknown)
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WP 671 Sonoma, CA Composite bay window, ex-SN 1640, possibly WP 681 ex-SN 1643, reportedly a guest cottage on a private estate, exact location unknown
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WP 676 Truckee, CA No longer here, present location unknown
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WP Caboose Imposters
Car No Location Additional Information Photos Outside Link
WPMW 2711 Boulder City, NV Listed as ex-WP 2711, former WP 0799. This was never technically considered a "caboose" on the WP and although it has end platforms and steps like a caboose, it never had a bay window or a cupola. It was an outfit car on the Elko wreck train and is now converted into open coach. This former MOW car was converted from a 15000 series PS box car. Located at the Nevada Southern Railway/NSRM, 600 Yucca St
http://www.nevadasouthern.com
WP 1819 Tilton, NH This car is actually a center steel cupola Maine Central caboose, number 648
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