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Metra 6008

Maintenance of way transfer caboose

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Maintenance of way train consisting of (right to left) METX 4013 gondola, METX 6008 transfer caboose, METX 6014 idler flat car, and RC 51289 Burrow crane. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 4013, METX 6008, METX 6014, METX RC 51289, METX, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, MOW specialty cars, MOW flat cars, Burro cranes, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 6008 Maintenance of way transfer caboose maintenance of way transfer caboose. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 6008, METX, MOW specialty cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 6008 Maintenance of way transfer caboose maintenance of way transfer caboose. The Galewood yard is to the left.

(METX 6008, METX, MOW specialty cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Maintenance of way train consisting of (left to right) RC 51289 Burrow crane, METX 6014 idler flat car, METX 6008 transfer caboose, and METX 4013 gondola. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 4013, METX 6008, METX 6014, METX RC 51289, METX, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, MOW specialty cars, MOW flat cars, Burro cranes, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Maintenance of way train consisting of (left to right) RC 51289 Burrow crane, METX 6014 idler flat car, METX 6008 transfer caboose, and METX 4013 gondola. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 4013, METX 6008, METX 6014, METX RC 51289, METX, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, MOW specialty cars, MOW flat cars, Burro cranes, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Maintenance of way train consisting of (right to left) METX 4013 gondola, METX 6008 transfer caboose, METX 6014 idler flat car, and RC 51289 Burrow crane. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 4013, METX 6008, METX 6014, METX RC 51289, METX, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, MOW specialty cars, MOW flat cars, Burro cranes, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Maintenance of way train consisting of (right to left) METX 4013 gondola, METX 6008 transfer caboose, METX 6014 idler flat car, and RC 51289 Burrow crane. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 4013, METX 6008, METX 6014, METX RC 51289, METX, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, MOW specialty cars, MOW flat cars, Burro cranes, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Maintenance of way train consisting of (right to left) METX 4013 gondola, METX 6008 transfer caboose, METX 6014 idler flat car, and RC 51289 Burrow crane. The Central Avenue bridge is in the background, and the Galewood yard to the right.

(METX 4013, METX 6008, METX 6014, METX RC 51289, METX, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, MOW specialty cars, MOW flat cars, Burro cranes, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

METX 6008 was built in July 1956. Markings indicate an empty weight of 66,000 pounds, capacity of 150,000 poinds, and a load limit of 152,200 pounds.

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