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Men on the Train, El Campo, Texas May 1911

Men on the Train, El Campo, Texas May 1911

Group of men standing on the caboose of a train in El Campo, TX on 6 May 1911.

The names of the men are unknown. Perhaps you'll recognize some of them.

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That is not a caboose, it's

That is not a caboose, it's a rear end observation car used on passenger trains. They enclosed them in more modern trains and they were known as bullet end observation cars. Cabooses were used on freight trains and the majority of those have been phased out as well.

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