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  • 1. 
    What railroad featured the passenger train "Meadowlark"?
    • A. 

      Illinois Central

    • B. 

      Chicago And Eastern Illinois

    • C. 

      Union Pacific

    • D. 

      New York Central

  • 2. 
    What railroad ran the passenger train "Edison"?
    • A. 

      Boston And Maine

    • B. 

      Baltimore And Ohio

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

    • D. 

      New York Central

  • 3. 
    What railroad had the slogan "The Feather River Route"?
    • A. 

      Milwaukee Road

    • B. 

      Western Pacific

    • C. 

      Northern Pacific

    • D. 

      Union Pacific

  • 4. 
    What railroad had the slogan, "The Sole Leather Line"?
    • A. 

      Columbus And Greenville R.R.

    • B. 

      Western Pacific R.R.

    • C. 

      Wellsville, Addison, And Galeton R.R.

    • D. 

      Long Island Railroad R.R.

  • 5. 
    In railroading, who was Katherine Sullivan?
    • A. 

      Young Heroic Girl Who Saved A Passenger Train In Iowa From A Washout

    • B. 

      First Hostess For The Gulf, Mobile, And Ohio's Rebel Passenger Train

    • C. 

      First Woman Engineer Of The Union Pacific

    • D. 

      Poster Model For The Erie Lackawanna's Passenger Train, "Phoebe Snow

  • 6. 
    In railroading, who was Gertie Anderson?
    • A. 

      Young Black Girl, Who Disguised Herself As A Man Working As A Coal Tender On The Illinois Central R

    • B. 

      Model For "Phoebe Snow" Passenger Train Posters

    • C. 

      First "Harvey Girl "Hired To Work At Harvey Restaurants Adjacent To Santa Fe Tracks

    • D. 

      8 Year Old Who Saved A Train From Wrecking

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the train car that transported President Warren Harding's body during his funeral procession?
    • A. 

      Overland

    • B. 

      Superb

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Landsdowne

  • 8. 
    What railroad featured the "Little Bear" passenger train?
    • A. 

      Ontario Northland Railroad

    • B. 

      Canadian Pacific Railroad

    • C. 

      Algoma Central Railroad

    • D. 

      British Columbia Railway

  • 9. 
    What railroad operates the summertime passenger train, "The Polar Bear Express"?
    • A. 

      Ontario Northland Railroad

    • B. 

      Canadian Pacific Railroad

    • C. 

      Alaska Railroad

    • D. 

      British Columbia Railway

  • 10. 
    What were the "Circus Cars" of the Great Northern Railroad in 1956?
    • A. 

      Boxcars With Experimental Paint Schemes

    • B. 

      Modern Track Laying Equipment

    • C. 

      Special Made Cars That Hauled Radioactive Materials

    • D. 

      Strange Designed Passenger Cars For Transporting Company Officials

  • 11. 
    In railroading, what are 'Foamers'?
    • A. 

      Slang Term For Train Crews Who Have Worked Overtime

    • B. 

      Flood Areas That Wash Out Tracks

    • C. 

      Train Crew Nickname For People Who Take Photographs Of Trains

    • D. 

      Nickname Of A Train That Crashes Into Water

  • 12. 
    What country's railroads use a "Pomptrolli"?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 13. 
    Where is the Frisco Railroad Museum located?
    • A. 

      San Francisco, California

    • B. 

      North Platte, Nebraska

    • C. 

      Springfield, Missouri

    • D. 

      Gallup, New Mexico

  • 14. 
    Where is the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania located?
    • A. 

      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Allentown, Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Altoona, Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Strasburg, Pennsylvania

  • 15. 
    What railroad featured a passenger train titled the, "Phoebe Snow"?
    • A. 

      Chicago And Great Western Railroad

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

    • C. 

      Lackawanna Railroad

    • D. 

      Burlington Railroad