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Open Car No. 99 was constructed by the Laconia Car Company in the summer of 1910 for the Boston & Maine Railroad. It was retired from the Boston & Maine Railroad in about 1948 and remained in New England until the early 1970s after which it came to the Strasburg Rail Road.

Year Built: August 1904

Maker: Pullman Car Company

Length: 68 feet, 3 inches

Weight: 90,600 lbs.

Year Arrived at Strasburg: September 1972

Entered Passenger Service: 1999

Significance of Name: Named (presumably) Valley View in honor of the picturesque views from along the line.

a train on a steel track
a wooden bench sitting on top of a table