The Southeastern Railway Museum will celebrate cabooses and the crews that called them home during Caboose Days.

The museum will host the special two-day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 1-2.

During Caboose Days, docents will interpret the history of cabooses and the roles they played on the railroad The volunteers will highlight the tools of the trade and describe what life was like living and working on a caboose.

Guests can also enjoy food, vendors, movies showing cabooses in action. For $2, guests can ride on the museum’s restored antique handcar, and for $3, guests can ride in a caboose pulled by a vintage locomotive.

Kids will also have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt around the museum’s grounds for a chance to win prizes.

Click here for a brief overview of the cabooses in the Southeastern Railway Museum’s collection.

Please also head over to our Facebook page and let us know if you’ll be joining us for Caboose Days.