By the stove

"There Goes the Caboose"

The Missouri Pacific caboose #13569 is privately owned by the President of the Missouri Pacific Historical Society.  Visit the MoPac Historical Society website at:

Ride in a Chicago, Burlington & Quincy caboose at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL

From the caboose

And with a wave

Past each tower

"There Goes the Caboose"

Ride in a Southern Caboose at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Calera, AL You can purchase Andy's drawings of The Heart of Dixie Railroad equipment as magnets and as a poster at the museum

B&O Chessie caboose #04059 is part of Operation Toy Train, Inc., 
Visit their website at:  

  Santa Fe caboose preseved by the Arizona Railway Museum, Chandler, AZ

Scroll down this page to read a digital version of "There Goes the Caboose". You can click on the caboose drawings to visit Andy's website page that features more drawings of the railroad. To learn more about each of the cabooses and their locations click on the website below each caboose.

If you want your caboose featured in the expanded edition coming in 2020  email for us for information. 

Past each station

"There Goes the Caboose" 

A pot of coffee on the stove

 Ride the N&W caboose at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Roanoke, VA 

Union Pacific caboose #25256 is located at The California State Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento, CA. The caboose is used for children’s birthday parties & events. 
Visit their website at: 

There goes the caboose

To take off the chill

Of this winter’s eve

Through each town

The B&O caboose #C2943 is on display at the B&O Railroad Museum. The museum is the birthpace of American Railroading and a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum.  
Visit their website at:

To warm up the night

Chesapeake & Ohio caboose,  at the C&O Heritage Railway Center, Clifton Forge, VA​

The crew takes shelter

Caboose Hobbies has a Rio Grande caboose 
10800 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226  
Visit their website at: 

The New Haven caboose #C540 ispart of the Valley Railroad operating the Essex Steam
Train & Riverboat in Essex, CT.   Visit their website at: 

Nickel Plate Road caboose #783 is preserved at the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum, in Bellevue, OH.

#783 helped move the NKP #757 back to the museum for restoration. To donate to #757:  Visit their website at:

The train rolls onward

The Pittsburg & Shawmut #164 is located at the Lake Shore Museum  in Erie County, PA. 
Visit their website at: 

The conductor at his window

The conductor gives a wave

Everett Railroad caboose #91517 is located at the Everett Railroad, in Hollidaysburg, PA.

The Everett Railroad has a variety of train rides for families with both diesel and steam.

Visit their website at:

And studies his assignment

And as the train waits

See the full text and illustrations below.

The conductor grabs his orders

The Hamlet Depot & Museums is an active passenger station & an interactive railroad museum complex. Visit the Seaboard Air Line caboose #5241, discover their railroad history, see their model displays & more.  
Visit their website at:     

And once again

And past each junction

That all is well

Grand Trunk Western caboose,  preserved at the Durand, MI Union Station

The PRR caboose #477449 is part of the Valley Railroad operating the Essex Steam
Train & Riverboat in Essex, CT.    Visit their website at: 

In the caboose

Beginning August 15, 2019

A complimentary copy of "There Goes the Caboose" a 10 page 5.5"x8.5" booklet  is included with orders of the 11"x17" poster of "I Love Cabooses" with  60 cabooses featuring the cabooses in the booklet. 

DL&W Keyser Valley caboose at Steamtown Scranton, PA

11"x17"  " I Love Cabooses" signed poster

Stay in a Burlington Northern caboose cabin  Izaak Walton Inn, Essex, MT

To signal to us all

Conrail Transfer Caboose #18374 is located at the Lake Shore Museum  in Erie County, PA. 
Visit their website at:

Railroad Booklet written & illustrated by Andy Fletcher