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Originally running on the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad as Coach No. 20, it was the second car to be placed on the Strasburg Rail Road’s roster in 1959.

Coach No. 20, the William M. Moedinger, was built by the American Car & Foundry in April of 1913 and has appeared in Hollywood productions such as Raintree Country in 1956, Hello Dolly! in 1968, and Wild, Wild, West in 1998.

Year Built: 1913

Maker: American Car & Foundry


Weight: 112,000 lbs.

Year Arrived at Strasburg: April 1959

Entered Passenger Service: 1959

Significance of Name: Named William M. Moedinger in c.2008 in honor of Strasburg’s fourth president who served from 1970 to 1987.

Outside view of train car number 20.
Inside view of train car number 20.