Photo and article by Charlie London
Besides the people, parks, historic buildings, ancient bayou and great places to shop and eat, Faubourg St. John also has some unique items you’re not likely to see anywhere else. You read the earlier post about the Shrine to Jon Bon Jovi. You certainly won’t see that anywhere else.
And, how many people do you know that have a caboose in their backyard? Not many I’ll bet. A neighbor on Ursulines Avenue has one. Check out the photo below:
The story I got was that this is the caboose that used to be outside a toy store on Airline Highway in Metairie. The Faubourg St. John resident on Ursulines liked it so much that they offered to purchase it and then paid to have it moved to their backyard here in Faubourg St. John.
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