THE CABOOSE being built is seen at a distance down the tracks at the Shingle Springs Depot.
Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
RON SEXTON of Placerville holds a photo of a caboose, seen in better days, that a crew of wood workers and members of the El Dorado Railroad Association are restoring at the train station in Shingle Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
MEMBERS OF THE EL DORADO Railroad Association and Gold Country Woodworkers are restoring an old caboose at the train station in Shingle Springs. Left to right: Don Ferguson, Homer Rail, Paul Velk, Walt Cullop, Harvey Myers, Cal Jessiman, and Steve Cabrol. Ron Sexton is seated in front. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
HOMER RAIL, of Placerville, left, and Paul Velk, of Shingle Springs, place a support beam in the framework of a caboose being built at the depot in Shingle Springs, while Steve Carol, of Rescue, looks on. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
WALT CULLOP of Rescue uses a drill to install a metal corner bracket of the frame of the caboose. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
RON SEXTON, of Placerville, poses with a one-eighth scale model caboose used for reference during the restoration work. Courtesy photo