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Here are some pictures of the trucks under the WRL #001 caboose frame. Though not original to the caboose, they are identical to the type used under WRL #002, older sibling of #001.

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The trucks under the WRL #001 caboose frame.

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Another view of a truck under the frame. The bolster and spring can be seen through the truck.

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Looking down through the frame, the body bearing and bearing block can be seen.

Here are a couple of pictures from the first attempt to put the bolsters in the trucks.

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The bolster sitting on the original springs. You can see how far the bolster sits above the truck.

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The frame is on the trucks but is almost three inches too high.

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All photos Copyright 2003 by Martin Nemerever. Duplication prohibited without permission.