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Constructed in 1910 for the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad at a cost of $9,600, Coach No. 65 is a popular Coach car in Strasburg Rail Road’s fleet of wooden coaches.

The car was retired from the Reading Railroad in 1957 and arrived at Strasburg in 1965 with “SPEED” lettering. By 1967, it was rebuilt for Strasburg Rail Road’s growing passenger service.

Year Built: November 1910

Maker: Harlan & Hollingsworth (Wilmington, DE)


Weight: 97,983 lbs.

Year Arrived at Strasburg: November 1965

Entered Passenger Service: A1967

Significance of Name: Named Walnut Hollow in honor of the neighboring farm just to the north of the Strasburg Rail Road.

Outside view of train car #65.
Inside view of the coach train car #65.