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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Yosemite Valley Railroad Caboose No. 15
Structure Number:
RR00001
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Caboose No. 15
Park:
Yosemite National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
California
Structure County:
Mariposa
Region:
Pacific West
Cluster:
Pacific Great Basin
Administrative Unit:
Yosemite National Park
LCS ID:
055942
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
05/22/1978
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
One of the last two surviving cabooses of the historic Yosemite Valley Railroad, incorporated in 1902, constructed in 1905, 1906, and 1907, & spapped in 1945 & 1946. Caboose is a fine example of a short-line railroad caboose.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1922
AD




 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Rail-Related
Primary Current Use:
Rail-Related
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
1. 
Exhibit
Current
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Railroad
Volume:
2,000 - 20,000 cubic feet
Square Feet:
252
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Wood
2. 
Superstructure
Steel
Short Physical Description:
28' long, 9' wide, 15' high. Wooden car, w/ wooden floor & roof & vertical wooden plank siding. 2 windows on each of 4 sides. Cupola in roof. Steel arch-bar trucks contain wooden bolsters. Each end has center door openings onto platforms.