ID help on a caboose, thanks

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What road is this I guess I have never seen this design and why does it say radio? Sorry about the large pict I cant get it too reduce go figure.

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Erie was my guess just wasnt sure. It doesnt appear to be repainted the car is dirty but the paint looks to good and looks like the overspray inside. The lettering is stencil painted like the factory. It isnt decals or drytransfer. I dont know I havent ever seen anything like it. Thanks, Tom

P.S. It says ROCO austria on the undercarriage
 

UP2CSX

Fleeing from Al
Yes, it was imported by AHM, if memory serves. The paint scheme is a complete fantasy for the Erie. The details were also very crude although the general model is one of an International Car Company caboose. It would make a good shortline or work train caboose.
 

Mingo Assist

re·sus·ci·tat·ing the EL
Erie Radio

AHM or roundhouse,

Thats Erie Lackawanna, I rebuilt a real one in Kent Ohio in the early 90's.
EL was the first to put radio control in and wanted to advertise it heavily.

heres a pic of my caboose at the time.

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