There you are in the car. You come upon the railroad crossing. The lights come on, and the gates go down. You here the horn. The locomotives come, and then many train cars roll by. Then, there it is. You see the caboose. The train is now gone.
For over a hundred years the caboose was at the end of the train signaling that the train had gone by. While the locomotives pulled the train, the caboose was at the end. Because the trains were long, the engineers in the locomotives could not see the end of the trains. Men in the caboose were there just in case something went wrong they could radio the engineer and vice versa. With new technologies, the caboose became obsolete, and they were removed from the end of the train.
What happened to the cabooses? Some were sent to museums. Some were sent to…
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