What does this Caboose do?

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Found this in a box of cars I purchased used. I was just wondering, What does the tank inside do? What is it for? How does it work? The red screw is labeled 1, the brass one is #2. #1 screw goes all the way to the bottom of car, like a needle screw in a Briggs carb on your mower. There are no markings on the car. All plastic. Thanks
 

conrail92

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Looks like there power terminals to hook something up, my guess to take power from the track too power something. Not sure.
 
That is a track cleaning car and the needle valve controls the flow to the pad the other if for filling. Should have a floating pad on the bottom held on by 2 plastic clips. I have one similiar no sure of the manufacturer but i can find the box if you need to know just let me know.
 
Hey! Thanks for all of the replies! There are 2 clips on the bottom. One is broke off. Makes perfect sense now. The #1 screw (carb screw) open a hole in the bottom of the car. The farther you turn it, the more liquid would come out. Humm, interesting. Thanks a lot guys, I never heard of one. Learn something new every day!
 




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