Some runs have the deck mounted tank and toolbox and/or battery box omitted as appropriate.
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This Short Body Bay Window Caboose design was developed by International Car and MoPac in the 1970s. Several other railroads used very similar cars. These were assigned to road service and were NOT transfer cabooses. Also produced in Undecoated #21000.
Short Body Bay Window Caboose - Short Roof. Southern Pacific also evaluated the MoPac design, then in 1980 they came up with their own variation with a shorter, diagonal panel roof. Also produced in Undecorated #22000.
Transfer Caboose - Long Roof. Transfer Cabooses were usually built by the railroads themselves using materials on hand such as old freight car frames and side sheets from retired boxcars. Since they were meant for cross-town moves between yards, bay windows or coupolas along with other amenities were left off. Also produced in Undecorated #23000.
Transfer Caboose - Short Roof. These Transfer Cabooses were built with short, diagonal panel roofs clipped from old boxcars. This practice was very common. Also produced in Undecorated #24000.
Transfer Caboose - With Running Board. Most Transfer Cabooses built in 1967 and earlier had running boards (a.k.a. roofwalks) and ladders to reach them. Many kept their running boards until the end of the caboose era. Since this test shot was assembled and photographed, improvements have been made to the ladders. Also produced in Undecorated #25000.
Note: All caboose runs originally released LATER than June, 2014 are equipped with Fox Valley Models Metal Wheels.
Half-Bay Window.
Phase IV.

Bluford Shops presents new N scale models of a family of steel bay window caboose designs developed by International Car Company in the early 1950s. Over the years the design of the bay windows evolved and Bluford Shops is presenting four phases of these designs plus the iconic half-bay window edition. Ladders and running boards will be included on appropriate paint schemes for each version. The ready-to-run models will feature magnetically operating knuckle couplers, Fox Valley Models metal wheels, wire grab irons, window “glass”, and plenty of weight. *Ladders and running boards will be included on appropriate paint schemes for each version so if you count a phase with and without running boards and ladders as 2 version, then there actually 10 versions!

Short Body and Transfer Cabooses in N scale.

Here is the test shot for the Phase 1 caboose, in this instance without ladders and running board. The wire grab irons have yet to be installed.

This is the Phase 2 caboose test shot, this time with ladders and running boards.

N Scale International Car Co. Bay Window Cabooses
 in 5 versions*.
Phase I.
Phase II.
Phase III.

The bay window has been widened again although not as far as the Phase I cars and the window arrangement has changed.

The Phase IV bay windows featured steeper angles but with a width similar to the Phase III cars. Note the etched metal window screen frames. This feature is included on the Union Pacific, C&O and B&O cars.

The Half-Bay Window was a design championed by the New York Central and their successors and was adopted by a handful of other roads.

Some runs have the deck mounted tank and toolbox and/or battery box omitted as appropriate.
Some of the above pictures show the cars with track, scenery and even other cars for a bit of context. Obviously the cars in question don't include that stuff - but you knew that already.