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The Children’s Museum at La Habra: A variety of hands-on exhibits, including science, dress up, model trains, an outdoor dinosaur garden and a 1942 caboose.
Lomita Railroad Museum: Dedicated to the era of the steam engine with historical items on display, plus a Southern Pacific locomotive, Santa Fe caboose, Union oil tank car and more.
Trump asked for Democrats to jump on the caboose after the tax train has already left the station.
Train Day Highlights include model train displays, activities, and up-close encounters with a caboose, rail car and steam locomotive.
This is a view of the village’s remaining caboose Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.
Two of the cabooses have cupolas, which offer up-in-the-trees vistas of the forest.
Early Sunday, a historic railway caboose house down the street had sat on the ocean side of the Overseas Highway.
That relic of railroad history was beautifully restored and is now operating as part of the Lumberjack Steam Train, which includes several passenger cars, three cabooses and a box car converted into an observation car.
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Origin and Etymology of caboose
First Known Use: 1732See Words from the same year
Synonymsbackside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]
Related Wordsbeam, stern; moon [slang]
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