Norfolk & Western Class CF #518302

CF Class Description

  • Manufacturer: Norfolk & Western Shops
  • Construction era: 1914 – 1924
  • 381 units manufactured
  • Approximate cost: $1,100 – $3,100
  • Construction: Wood sheathing/wood roofs/steel under frames
  • Observation: Cupola
  • Heat: Cast iron coal stove
  • Oil lamp lighting
  • Equipped with a refrigerator, radio and toilet

CABOOSE 518302

  • Built by the N&W for the N&W fleet in April 1922
  • Cost $2,548
  • Donated to the Museum in May 1963 by the Norfolk & Western Railway Co.

Class Specifications

  • Length (coupled): 34 ft 7 in
  • Height: 15 ft 1 in
  • Width: 10 ft 5 in
  • Weight: 47,000 lbs
  • Crew capacity: 6
Caboose