window caboose is painted UP Armour Yellow sides and brown roof
with red and black Union Pacific letters, red, white
& blue UP shield, black and white safety message, black or
red lettering and runs on black Bettendorf swing motion trucks.
Numbered into series 425-460, International built 34 bay window
cabooses for the Western Pacific in October 1955 to February 1956.
December 22, 1982, Western Pacific Railway merged with Union Pacific
and the Missouri Pacific Railroad. In June 1984, UP painted seven
WP cabooses to UPs yellow paint scheme, keeping the WP reporting
marks and numbers. They were assigned to UPs caboose class
CA-14. All seven cars entered service at Stockton, Ca. in early
July 1984. These were the only WP cabooses to receive yellow paint.