> Date: Sun, 7 May 2017 15:26:17 +0200
> From: Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> To: "Tag discussion, strategy and related tools"
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [Tagging] How to tag monumental railcars
> > On 7. May 2017, at 15:17, Tijmen Stam <mailinglists at iivq.net> wrote:
> > How does one tag a railcar/railway wagon that is standing somewhere as a
> monument, which is NOT a locomotive?
> could be historic=freight_car or railway_carriage or waggon etc.
> If it is with a roof you could consider building as well.
> For both tags I would assume that the thing doesn't move anymore.
Here in the US it is common for old cabooses to be publicly displayed by themselves. (Not sure if "caboose" is only an American term or not.) I have mapped several of these, drawing a polygon around the shape and tagging with historic=caboose.
2017-05-10 11:15 GMT+02:00 Lorenzo "Beba" Beltrami <lorenzo.beba at gmail.com>:
> I've used historic=wagon for the cargo and historic=carriage for the
> passenger ones.
I believe in British English it should be "waggon". Carriage alone is an
ambiguous term and can mean a lot of different stuff including horse drawn
carriages, that's why I had included the "railway_" qualifier in my
On 10 May 2017 at 10:24, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe in British English it should be "waggon".
"Waggon was preferred in British English until a century ago and it
still appears occasionally, but it is fast becoming archaic. In this
century, the shorter one is preferred in all main varieties of