Caboose Servicing Facilities
This article describes these kinds of structures for the Milwaukee Road, the ATSF, and the Wabash. Includes photos and scale drawings.
The Transformation of a Caboose
The author found a Chicago & Great Western caboose sitting on a siding somewhere. Then a year later found that it was renovated, had its cupola removed. So, he decided to scratchbuilt one out of wood and styrene (includes information about how to bond wood to styrene). Includes prototype photos, scaled drawings, detail drawings, and some construction and completion photos.