ADBF Business Car/CV Caboose vandalized

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ADBF Business Car/CV Caboose vandalized

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Re: ADBF Business Car/CV Caboose vandalized

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Haven’t these cars been vandalized before?

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Based on the damage they did, I'm going to guess they've had prior practice vandalizing other people's property.

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This isn’t the first time it’s been vandalized either IIRC when ABDF was first sold the car was being transferred over NS or CN and got hit. Kids look for passenger cars specifically because they pop out among the regular railroad landscape of freight cars. The Bluewater NRHS had problems with vandals especially when the two privately owned CN Ice Flyers were being sent to Saskatchewan after being purchased by Gary Southgate. Sadly, they got pretty beat up. Same thing with the Michigan transit Museum with equipment in our yard.

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Re: ADBF Business Car/CV Caboose vandalized

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I noticed the article states that they will be moved back to Blissfield for repairs. I wonder if they will remain in Blissfield after the repairs are completed to prevent further vandalism? Blissfield’s yard is pretty open to plain sight in most directions with a pretty good police presence around it. This also leads me to my next question. Does ADBF no longer have their own railroad police department/officer?

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