COACH NO. 62
Coach No. 62 was originally built for the Boston & Maine Railroad at the turn of the 20th century. The car was sold to the Strasburg Rail Road Company in 1962 for $500.
Just like several other Coaches in the fleet, the Gobbler’s Knob also appeared in Hello Dolly! in 1968.
Year Built: 1897
Maker: Pullman Car Company
Length: 60 ft., 3 inches
Weight: 79,500 lbs.
Year Arrived at Strasburg: September 1962
Entered Passenger Service: Spring 1964
Significance of Name: Named Gobbler’s Knob for an unincorporated area along State Route 896 just south of Strasburg. Gobbler’s Knob is also known as “Grasshopper Level.”