CABOOSES IN ALABAMA
Leeds, AL.
This Southern X245 caboose can be seen at the
depot in Leeds, AL.
Jefferson County
Southern X416 caboose sitting just yards off of the Marion Jct. to Mobile line in Satsuma, AL.
06/29/03
Mobile County
Gadsden, AL
Seen in the CSX yard in Gadsden, AL, this L&N bay window #34 cab is easily seen.
Etowah County
LaGrange, GA (In Service)
Shoving Platform 900423 sitting in the Websterson Wood Yard in LaGrange, GA.
10/30/02
Troup County, GA
Talladega, AL
Former cupola wooden L&N caboose at the L&N station
(Chamber of Commerce)
in Talladega, AL.
Talladega County
Irondale, AL
My son, Andy, is seen at Irondale, AL at the cities Chamber of Commerce in
this Southern X500 caboose.
Jefferson County

Anniston, AL
This N&W caboose was
seen in Anniston, AL.
Calhoun County
Helena, AL
This former C&O 903303 cab
sits in beautiful Helena, AL.
between CSX's S&NA South
Sub and the Lineville Sub that crosses a few hundred feet from here. The L&N paint job is fake and the number is Helena's zip code.
Shelby County
Birmingham, AL
Located at 2025 Morris Ave. in
downtown Birmingham,
this caboose, the ATSF 1668, and a couple of  boxcars are incorporated into a night club.
Jefferson County
Calera, AL
Mark Walker owns this SOU X461 cab seen here at the Heart Of Dixie RR Museum
in Calera, AL.
Shelby County
Calera, AL
This L&N Cincinnati Division
Caboose # 6907 can be seen at Clark Yard in Calera, AL.
It was originally the
MONON C-361.
Shelby County
Calera, AL
Southern Cab X458 is
seen in Clark Yard at
Calera, AL.
Shelby County
Calera, AL
This Southern caboose X332 is seen without one set of trucks as it is being worked on in
Clark Yard in Calera, AL.
Shelby County
Dickert, AL
In Dickert, AL., this cab can be seen on Hwy. 22.
BN wide vision #12349 was built 6-80. This cab is owned by Upland Forest Products.
11/30/2001
Randolph County
Montgomery, AL
This WofA #151 cab was
formerly at the intersection of Tallapoosa St. and N. Court St.
in Montgomery. It's slated to be included into the new Montgomery Biscuits Baseball Park.
Montgomery County
Alabaster, AL
This Family Lines Cab
numbered for the Seaboard Coast Line, SCL 0776, can be seen in Alabaster, AL. at
100 Depot Street. It was built in 5-67 and assigned to the Atlanta Division.
11/4/01
Shelby County
This L&N "Little Woody"
caboose seen in poor
condition on the West Blvd.
in Montgomery, AL. on 3/8/04.
Montgomery County
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Frisco City, AL
This FRISCO caboose is in
Frisco City, AL at the corner of Mulberry & Bowden Streets.
Photo: Jim Larduskey
Monroe County
Fountain, AL (In Service)
The AGR 12621 shoving platform is the former BN 12621, ex BN 12019 built in August 1975. The AGR uses it for moves to Alabama River's Pulp Mill outside of Fountain, AL.
Photo: Jim Larduskey
Monroe County
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Ft. Payne, AL
The Southern X246 is seen at the historic AGS Depot Museum in Ft. Payne, AL.
Dekalb County
Southern X249 is in Leeds, AL on the South side of Hwy. 78 just West of the CofGa trestle over the Highway.
Jefferson County
Southern X427 is seen in the house track in Opelika at the historic depot in downtown awaiting refurbishment.
Lee County
Seen on April 10, 2002 in Notasulga, AL. on the CSX Western of Alabama siding, this former B&O 904084 cab, now a CSXT MofW caboose, was on the work train there.
Sylacauga, AL
East side of cab in Sylacauga, AL. Possibly a former SLSF cab.
At least one of the trucks is stamped SOU, though a Southern heritage cannot be confirmed.
Talladega County
This Southern X572 caboose is seen at Highland School at the intersection of Highland Ave. and Arthur St. in Montgomery.
Montgomery County
Seen at a dental office at 5833 Carmichael Rd. in Montgomery, AL, this cab is of unknown origin.
Montgomery County
Located in Trinity, AL, this Southern X692 can be seen in a park adjacent to the NS tracks west of Decatur.
Photo: Terry Poole
Morgan County
Salem, AL
This former GRR 2855, ex-Chattahoochee Valley RR 2855, caboose is seen in Salem, AL just across the NS (CofGa) tracks from US Hwy. 280 East of Opelika.
Lee County
Lafayette, AL
The Southern X403 seen in Lafayette, AL at the former CofGa Depot on the Opelika to Roanoke branch.
Chambers County
Leeds, AL
Montgomery, AL
Montgomery, AL
Satsuma, AL
Trinity, AL
In Service
Cullman, AL
In Cullman, AL. this
Atlantic Coast Line RR 0627, ex-SCL 0627 is dressed up as a fake L&N 12647.
Photo: Paul Arnold
Cullman County
Montgomery, AL
Opelika, AL
Flomaton, AL
The SCL 0820 dressed up as a fake L&N SPD 020820, ex-SBD 20820 can now be seen at 702 Sydney E. Manning Blvd. in Flomaton.
Photo: Jim Larduskey
Escambia County
Dora, AL
A Burlington Northern 10402, ex-CB&Q 13536 caboose at the
Alabama Mining Museum
in Dora, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Walker County
Calera, AL
The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera, AL. is using this BN 10522 wide vision cab, built in 1970,
for their operation.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Shelby County
Calera, AL
One of two Jefferson Warrior Railroad cabooses, this
JWR 100X can be seen at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Shelby County
Calera, AL
Also seen in Calera, AL
at the HofD Museum, this SOU X201 is one of several cabooses seen at the museum.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Shelby County
Calera, AL
The Jefferson Warrior Railroads 99X, a former U.S. Pipe & Foundry Co. cab, can be view at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Shelby County
Foley, AL
This GM&O 2724 Cab painted up as a fake L&N 158 is seen in Foley, AL. off of Hwy. 59 headed to the beaches.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Baldwin County
Huntsville, AL
In Huntsville, AL, this former
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 2878 can be seen at Twickenham Station Professional Village.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Madison County
Huntsville, AL
A former 9000 series
Illinois Central caboose can be seen at the Depot Railroad Museum on Church Street in Huntsville, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Madison County
Evergreen, AL
Seen near the L&N depot, this L&N 39 caboose can be seen in Evergreen, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Conecuh County
Huntsville, AL
The Southern X3087 built in 1947 can be seen at the North Alabama Railway Museum in Huntsville, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Madison County
Huntsville, AL
The SOU X408 is seen at the Depot Railroad Museum
in Huntsville, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Madison County
Huntsville, AL
Former N&W 557765,
ex-Nickel Plate 765,
seen at the Depot Railroad Museum in Huntsville, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Madison County
Huntsville, AL
This Illinois Central Gulf cab with a yet to be determined number is at the Moss Valley Railroad Shop in Huntsville, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Madison County
Bayou La Batre, AL
Dressed up in CSX Transportation clothing, this former C&O 90333 cab, built in 1949, is seeing duty as the Alba (AL) Elementary Computer Center in
Bayou La Batre, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Mobile County
Ashford, AL
Seen at the Alabama Midland / ACL depot in Ashford, AL,
this C&O 903317 wide vision caboose looks to be in sad shape.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Houston County
Andalusia, AL
The former Wabash 2826, ex-N&W 562826, cab built in April 1949, is at the
Three Notch Railroad Museum in Andalusia, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Covington County
Andalusia, AL
Also in Andalusia, AL, this
L&N 1266 bay window cab can be viewed at the
Three Notch RR Museum.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Covington County
Andalusia, AL
This sad looking BN 10538 caboose built in 1971 can also be seen in Andalusia, AL.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Covington County
Andalusia, AL
An unknown number L&N wood caboose is on display in Andalusia, AL at the museum.
Photo: Lawrence Platt
Covington, County
Bridgeport, AL.
The Atlantic Coast Line 0617,
ex-SCL 0617, ex-SBD 20617, dressed up as a fake NC&StL 1024, is seen in Bridgeport, AL at the NC&StL Depot.
Photo: Terry Poole
Jackson County
Stevenson, AL
This former Monon 81530, ex-L&N 921/6921 is seen in Stevenson, AL now lettered as the L&N 50.
Photo: Terry Poole
Jackson County
Irondale, AL
This NS 49 Research and Tests Laboratory Car was spotted in E. Norris Yard in Irondale, AL. I'm going to assume it's a former N&W.
Photo: Terry Poole
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Decatur Junction
This former C&O 900062 was seen at Decatur Junction.
Photo: Terry Poole
IN SERVICE
Equality, AL
The Georgia & Florida X66 as seen at Roy Granger's land just off of AL. Hwy. 9.
Elmore County
Birmingham, AL
This derelict item is actually the SAL 5368 cab seen at
Powell Ave. & 18th St. in
Birmingham, AL.
03/27/04
Jefferson County
Sheffield, AL
Seen in Sheffield, AL, the
Southern X414 is tied down at the NS Yard at the
Employee Park off of Wissendam Road.
Photo: Terry Poole
Colbert County
Courtland, AL.
The SOU X469, seen here as the NS 555738, off of County Road 150 in Courtland, AL.
Photo: Terry Poole
Lawrence County
Tuscumbia, AL
The SOU X373 now painted as the Tuscumbia Railway Company TRC 315, is seen at Spring Park in Tuscumbia, AL.
Photo: Terry Poole
Colbert County
Greenville, AL
The C&O 903612 seen in Greenville, AL behind the library. The cab sits very near the CSX M&M Sub through town.
Butler County
Prattville, AL
Former Georgia Railroad 2870 seen at 1572 Hwy. 31 N. in Prattville, AL. The owner, Vickie Headly, has her business,
Choo Choo Cuts, in the caboose.
Autauga County
Ohatchee, AL.
The original SLSF 1407, ex-BN 11637, steel wide vision caboose in Ohatchee, AL is seen in the city park
near the ball fields.
Photo: Robert Duncan
Calhoun County

Albertville, AL
This former L&N caboose can be viewed at the depot in Albertville, AL.
Photo: Sidney Sexton
Lawrence County

Elkmont, AL
The former SCL 01139 is alongside the depot in
Elkmont, AL.
Photo: Sidney Sexton
Limestone County

Louisville, AL
The original SLSF 1255 (later BN 11583) built in August 1957 is now incorporated into "The Depot" C-Store in Louisville, AL. It sits directly in
front of the CofGa Depot.
Photo: Bryan Smith
Barbour County
Georgiana, AL
Gilbertown, AL
This ex-SLSF 1100 caboose is in Gilbertown, AL.
on Hwy. 17 North of Main St.
Photo: Sidney Sexton
Choctaw County
In Georgiana, AL, you may see this brightly painted former L&N 25 bay window caboose that's being used at the Hank Williams museum.
Photo: Sidney Sexton
Butler County
Millry, AL
York, AL
A Burlington Northern 10577 wide vision caboose is seen
in Millry, AL.
Photo: Sidney Sexton
Washington County
This former Reading class
NMg caboose is located in
York, AL. It was later owned
by and now lettered for the
Sumter & Choctaw Railroad
as the 1000
Photo: Sidney Sexton
Sumter County
Talladega, AL.
This original SLSF 1402 cab built
in May, 1973 is now lettered for Burlington Northern
as the 11632. It is located on Talladega County Road 34,
2 miles from AL. Hwy. 77.
Talladega County
Veto, AL.
Seen at Mill Creek Farm
Campground in Veto, AL., this ERIE C263 Class N3A caboose is dressed in Conrail livery as the 19647.
Photo: Ray Cole
Limestone County

Hoover, AL
A NC&StL bay window
wood framed cab owned by Lee & Rodney Thursby is being used for their business,
On A Shoestring Antiques,
at 601 Shades Crest Rd. in
Hoover, AL.
Jefferson County
Piedmont, AL
This Southern Rwy. X769 caboose is seen sitting at the Selma, Rome & Dalton (SOU Rwy.) Depot in Piedmont, AL.
Photo: Warren Stephens
Calhoun County
Gadsden, AL
This C&O 904145 cab is in Gadsden, AL and is being used as the Center For Cultural Arts. It's located at Broad & 5th Street.
Photo: Warren Stephens
Etowah County
Cave Spring, GA
This wood C&O caboose is sitting at the Southern Rwy. depot on US Hwy. 411 in Cave Spring, GA.
Floyd County, GA
Northport, AL
A former Illinois Central Gulf caboose #199669 built in
Oct. 1966 is seen at the
depot in Northport, AL..
The depot houses the
Black Warrior Model
Railroad Society.
Photo: Jason Parham
Tuscaloosa County
Lake Martin
At the owners request, I'll only say that this GM&O 2854, ex-M&O X96, cab built in 1927 is located on Lake Martin in Elmore County.
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Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne,
Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa,
Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman,
Dale, Dallas, Dekalb, Elmore,
Escambia, Etowah,
Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes
Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, St.Clair, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, Winston
This section is for any caboose that is still in service or out of the state of Alabama.
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The Southern 358 wood cupola caboose is seen in Chickasaw, AL.
Photo: Jim Larduskey
Mobile County
Centreville, AL
The GM&O 2991, ex-ICG 199051, seen here as the Gulf & Mississippi 1, is located in Centreville, AL.
Photo: Jason Parham
Bibb County
Dothan, AL.
Seen in November 2004, this CSXT 900403 caboose was sitting under a bridge near the CSX offices in Dothan, AL.
Houston County
Talladega, AL
This L&N 603 cab is on
E. Renfroe Road West of   Talladega, AL. It is about 1/4 mile past the Federal Corrections Institute
Photo: Joe Wesley
Talladega County.
Nauvoo, AL
In Nauvoo, AL, the SOU X513 can be found at the
Southern Depot Museum.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Walker County
Sandy Ridge, AL
This WofA 128 caboose is in
Sandy Ridge, AL off of Hwy. 31.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Lowndes County
Talladega County
Located at 7744 Stemley Bridge Road in Talladega, the wide vision cab
is incorporated into
The Shack BBQ restaurant.
Photo: Joe Wesley
Talladega County
Rural NW Shelby County
Montevallo, AL
This caboose, owned by
H.G. McGaughy, is located a few miles north of Montevallo, AL at 1191 Salem Road (Shelby Co. Road 15). The cupola isn't original. I was told that the cab was a Southern Rwy. cab.
Shelby County
Brierfield, AL
A Frisco cab is seen in Brierfield, AL at 19275
AL. Hwy. 139 just south of
the Shelby County line.
The owner, Mr. Mike Mahan, has done an excellent job of renovating the cab and adding lots of railroad memorabilia.
Bibb County
Bay Minette, AL
Seen in Bay Minnette, AL, this L&N 114 cab is at the Chamber of Commerce in the L&N Depot.
Photo: Ron Kohlin
Baldwin County
Anniston, AL
This former Georgia RR cab is found in Anniston. No more info is known, other than it was one of the _original_ NS cabs.
The owner is Charlie Fuller at 304 Raemon Ave.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Calhoun County
Anniston, AL
This cab, also owned by Charlie Fuller, is the
SOU X507. It's now lettered as the NS 500001.
304 Raemon Ave.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Calhoun County
Ft. Payne, AL
The SOU X558 is used as part of the elementary school lunchroom in Ft. Payne, AL.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Dekalb County
Collinsville, AL
The SOU X561 is seen in Collinsville, AL in the city park just off of US Hwy. 11 north of town.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Dekalb County
Huntsville, AL
At the N. AL. Rwy. Museum, this SOU X775 can be seen. It is the former M&C X150 built in 1950.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
Madison County
Falkville, AL
This former SCL caboose in Falkville, AL can be seen at a park west of US Hwy. 31.
Photo: John Higginson
Morgan County
Pell City, AL
The SOU X495 cab is located at 289 Florida Rd.
in Pell City, AL. 
Tim Watson is the owner.
Photo: Jeremy Cole
St. Clair County
A N&W class C31P caboose built in January 1969 and numbered the 518522 sits at 3556 Shelby Co. Rd 13.
The owners (Betty Paulk) dad retired from the SOU Rwy. and got the cab at auction.
Shelby County
Chambers Coutny Road 145
Bobby Suddeth owns this Chessie System C-3804, formerly the B&O 903804. It's located at 2059 County Road 145.
Chambers County
Clanton, AL
This unknown L&N caboose is seen at the Chilton Co. Industrial Development Board at the intersection of US Hwy. 31 and I-65 in Clanton, AL.
Chilton County
Selma, AL
This caboose is located at the Depot Museum (L&N) in Selma, AL. It has SOU trucks on it, but no other markings are to be found.
Dallas County
Selma, AL
The NS 555701, ex-SOU X406, cab was in the Selma NS yard on 02/10/05. The inside of the cab didn't look like it'd been used for some time.
Dallas County.
Selma, AL
Also seen on 02/10/05 in the Selma NS yard was this
NS 555090 former N&W caboose. Notice the bent end of the cab where it had gotten side swiped.
Dallas County
This cab, numbered the
L&N 537, can be seen in Monroeville, AL on Hwy. 21 near the L&N Depot site.
Photo: Jim Larduskey
Monroe County
Cullman, AL.
Baileyton, AL.
This Cab is a former C&O Cupula Caboose. It's located at
5th St. SW behind the Creamery Restaurant in Cullman, AL.
Photo: Barbara Hicks
Cullman County
This sad excuse for a caboose is possible WofA cab. It's located in Baileyton, AL near Parkside Restaurant on Hwy. 69.
Photo: Barbara Hicks
Cullman County
Atmore, AL
This Frisco 1215 cab is in Atmore, AL just West of town on Hwy. 31. It is owned by Jerry Gehman.
Escambia County
Gone, unknown status
Now seen at Overlook Park in Montgomery
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