A new use for the caboose

Michelle T. Bernard
O-N-E Reporter

It’s not everyday that you see a caboose on a flat bed truck traveling through downtown Newton.

Thursday was the big day that the Norfolk Southern Railway Company caboose that was recently purchased by the Southeastern Narrow Gauge and Shortline Museum (SNGSM) was moved to Newton from where it had sat in Lincolnton since the early 1980s.

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