As modern technology began to make the need for a caboose obsolete, many railway companies opted to no longer attached the caboose to the end of the trains. Though nostalgic for many the cost of the added weight gave way to the discard as well. On March 19, 1991 caboose #21754 was placed on its current site in Shohola after a long-life on the Reading, Penn Central and Conrail lines. Its class, a N7 caboose.
The Shohola Caboose houses memorabilia of the railroad and the area.
Caboose is open Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm
During the months of June, July and August.
Admission is free
Shohola Caboose Museum
128 Route 434
Shohola, Pennsylvania 18458
From Port Jervis, NY, take Route 97 to Barryville,
Turn left at light. Caboose is ahead 1/4 mile on Route 434.
From Narrowsburg, NY, Take Route 97 to Barryville,
Take right at light. Caboose is 1/4 mile ahead.
From Milford, PA, take Route 6 to Twin Lakes Rd.
Proceed to junction with Route 434 at Shohola. Caboose is straight ahead 1/4 mile.
After visiting the Caboose, take a right turn out of the parking light, go straight and cross the Shohola / Barryville bridge to intersect with Route 97, the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway.
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