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  • 1. 
    What U.S. railroad owns the Panama Canal Railroad?
    • A. 

      New Orleans Public Belt Railway

    • B. 

      Kansas City Southern

    • C. 

      Norfolk Southern

    • D. 

      Csx

  • 2. 
    What railroad was first to use a "train radio"?
    • A. 

      New York Central

    • B. 

      Chicago, Burlington, And Quincy

    • C. 

      Buffalo And Niagara Falls Railroad

    • D. 

      Maryland And Pennsylvania

  • 3. 
    What U.S. Railroad was first to use a printing telegraph?
    • A. 

      Michigan Central

    • B. 

      Chicago, Burlington, And Quincy

    • C. 

      Soo Line

    • D. 

      Vermont Railway

  • 4. 
    What railroad man became known as the "Empire Builder"?
    • A. 

      James Hill

    • B. 

      Jay Gould

    • C. 

      Henry Villard

    • D. 

      John Murray Forbes

  • 5. 
    Who created the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway?
    • A. 

      Jay Gould

    • B. 

      Cyrus Holliday

    • C. 

      John Forbes

    • D. 

      Henry Villard

  • 6. 
    What railroad gives out it's yearly "Hammond Award"?
    • A. 

      Union Pacific

    • B. 

      Norfolk Southern

    • C. 

      Canadian Pacific

    • D. 

      CSX

  • 7. 
    What Railroad item is located at Winnemucca, Nevada?
    • A. 

      Place Where The Golden Spike Completed The Transcontinental Railroad

    • B. 

      Graveyard For Chinese Railroad Workers

    • C. 

      Site Of The Worst Crash In The History Of Amtrac

    • D. 

      Longest Railroad Tunnel West Of The Mississippi River

  • 8. 
    How were the Autremont Brothers involved in railroading?
    • A. 

      Crooks Who Attempted A Train Robbery In Oregon That Resulted In Death For The Crew

    • B. 

      Recruiters Who Went To China To Hire Workers For The Construction Of The Transcontinental Railroad

    • C. 

      Inventors Of The Electric Block System Of Train Navigation

    • D. 

      Financial Backers Of The Central Pacific Railway

  • 9. 
    What railroad did the engines "Erie" and "Champlain" work for?
    • A. 

      Baltimore And Ohio

    • B. 

      Chesapeake And Ohio

    • C. 

      New Jersey Central

    • D. 

      Delaware And Hudson

  • 10. 
    Which U.S. President signed the Staggers Act?
    • A. 

      Gerald Ford

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      U.S. Grant

  • 11. 
    Who founded the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad?
    • A. 

      Henry Dreyfuss

    • B. 

      Greville Dodge

    • C. 

      William Palmer

    • D. 

      Arthur Stilwell

  • 12. 
    What was the name of the first Pullman Dining Car?
    • A. 

      Comfort

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Delmonico

    • D. 

      Pullman

  • 13. 
    What was the Lehigh Valley Railroad's wholly owned community?
    • A. 

      Woodhull, New York

    • B. 

      Tyler Hill, Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Eldred, New Jersey

    • D. 

      Delano, Pennsylvania

  • 14. 
    What railroad had the first iron railroad bridge in America?
    • A. 

      New York Central

    • B. 

      Camden And Amboy

    • C. 

      Baltimore And Ohio

    • D. 

      Reading Railroad

  • 15. 
    What state did the "Chatsworth Wreck" occur in?
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      New York