(Photo Leonna Heuring, Staff)
SIKESTON -- As a child, Linsey Smith Gillespie remembers countless times playing on the caboose that sits next to the Sikeston Depot Museum.
"We climbed all over it. We had tea parties and played like we were riding on the railroad," the 25-year-old Sikeston woman recalled. "I played with my sister, and all of Don and Nell Lowe's grandkids."
The Don Lowe family donated the caboose to the Sikeston Depot Museum shortly before it officially opened to the public in March 2000.
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