Caboose arrives at Colby museum

INCOMING - A crew from Wisconsin A Crane Service uses a 300-ton capacity crane to lower a caboose into place in front of the Soo Line Depot at the Rural Arts Museum last Thursday.                                           STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN

For the past several years, it seemed like something was missing from the Rural Arts Museum in Colby.
In front of the old Station 51 depot is a pair of railroad tracks, laying on a bed of gravel and dirt, criss-crossed by wooden ties. But, instead of a train car resting on top, there was an empty space.

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