What is caboose?

  • (noun): A car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train.
    Synonyms: cabin car
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A caboose is a manned American rail transport vehicle coupled at the end of a freight train.

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Caboose (disambiguation)
... A caboose is a manned railroad car at the end of a freight train in North America ... Caboose may also refer to Caboose (ship's galley), a ship's kitchen above deck Caboose (Red vs ... Blue Caboose (film), a 1996 Canadian film directed by Richard Roy "Caboose", a song by Sugar Ray from Lemonade and Brownies ...
Preservation and Reuse of Cabooses
... Although the caboose has largely fallen out of use, some are still retained by railroads in a reserve capacity ... These cabooses are typically used in and around railyards ... Other uses for the caboose include "special" trains, where the train is involved in some sort of railway maintenance, or as part of survey trains that inspect ...
Southern Michigan Railroad Society - Collection
... New York Central caboose #21692 ... New Haven Railroad caboose #C305, for a time repainted as Penn Central #19882, a caboose which ran on this line ...
List Of Red Vs. Blue Special Episodes - Microsoft/Bungie Episodes - Puzzlehunt/Recon Contest
... while Tucker gets shot by Simmons, Grif and Caboose ... Caboose says that the alien likes puzzles and wants to play a game like Duck, Duck, Goose except that it involves shooting the characters ... Caboose then explains that the alien would have a flag and a jetpack and the players would have to work out what the alien is trying to say ...
CB The Red Caboose - Costume
... with black pinstripes and latex accessories that are designed to look like a caboose ... He is loosely based on a design of Caboose of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company ... Caboose does not usually wear a wig, but uses his own hair, mostly covered by his hat ...

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