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Adlake 27 Caboose Cupola Lamp (about 1900)

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    Posted 8 years ago

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    Installed in the ceiling of the caboose, the oil fount was accessible from the inside. The cupola lamp provided a red light denoting the end of the train. These types of lamps began to disappear from catalogs around 1920 as railroads favored marker lamps which could be removed for servicing.

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