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Caboose #117 finds a home in Heritage Park in Plover, Wis.

This is seconds before the actual lift.  This is actually a re-lift using a considerably heavier cable. The crane crew tried using much smaller cable to start with, but there was too much elongation in the cable.

More caboose move photos:
In Place ] Setting Down ] Over the Tracks ] Mid-Point ] Around We Come! ] Off the Rails ] [ Ready to Lift ] Preparations ] Caboose #117 ]

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Keith Meacham photo, June 8, 2002.


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