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Railroad Terms Glossary

Within just a few minutes of visiting the Strasburg Rail Road, your ears will be buzzing with all sorts of terms you may not have heard before. Or maybe you have heard them before, but you’re not entirely sure what they mean. We’re here to help you have a better understanding of common railroad terminology…

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May 11, 2022

Ride Like A President

In the early 1900s, celebrity looked a little different than it does today. Socialites and business tycoons couldn’t use social media or airtime to broadcast their social status. They could, however, afford to travel in style for comfort and social status. And on the rails, that meant riding in a “business car.” Business cars were…

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February 10, 2020