Ultimate Railroad Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What railroad did President Lincoln call "The Gut of the Confederacy"?
    • A. 

      Valdosta Railway

    • B. 

      Louisville And Nashville

    • C. 

      Virginia And Tennessee Railroad

    • D. 

      Central Railroad Of Georgia

  • 2. 
    What railroad offered the passenger train "Maple Leaf"?
    • A. 

      Lehigh Valley

    • B. 

      Maine Central

    • C. 

      Central Vermont

    • D. 

      New York Central

  • 3. 
    What railroad had the "John Wilkes" passenger train?
    • A. 

      Lehigh Valley

    • B. 

      New York, New Haven, And Hartford

    • C. 

      Western Maryland

    • D. 

      New York Central

  • 4. 
    What passenger train was dubbed "The World's Handsomest Streak of Varnish"?
    • A. 

      Lehigh Valley's Black Diamond

    • B. 

      Burlington Route's Pioneer Zephyr

    • C. 

      Illinois Central's Green Diamond

    • D. 

      New York Central's Vanderbilt

  • 5. 
    What railroad had a passenger train nicknamed, "The Honeymoon Express"?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

    • B. 

      Jersey Central Railroad

    • C. 

      Atlantic Coast Line

    • D. 

      Lehigh Valley Railroad

  • 6. 
    What railroad owns the premier coal transloading facility in the U.S., "Pier 6"?
    • A. 

      Norfolk Southern

    • B. 

      Union Pacific

    • C. 

      Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway

    • D. 

      CSX

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the Camden and Amboy Railroad's first locomotive?
    • A. 

      New Jersey

    • B. 

      Allegrippus

    • C. 

      James Guthrie

    • D. 

      John Bull

  • 8. 
    What railroad garnered the nickname, "Rat Hole Division"?
    • A. 

      Cincinnati Southern Railway

    • B. 

      Washington, Idaho, And Montana R.R.

    • C. 

      New York, Susquehanna, And Western R.R.

    • D. 

      Illinois Terminal Road

  • 9. 
    What was the first American circus to travel by rail?
    • A. 

      Spaulding Ad Rogers Circus

    • B. 

      John H. Murray Circus

    • C. 

      Bacon-Derious Circus

    • D. 

      W.W. Cole Circus

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the first engine of the Kanoma and Prattsburgh Railroad?
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Liberty Belle

    • D. 

      Hulda

  • 11. 
    What was the first railroad from the east to gain a route into Chicago?
    • A. 

      New York Central

    • B. 

      Baltimore And Ohio Railroad

    • C. 

      Michigan Southern And Northern Indiana Railroad

    • D. 

      Michigan Central

  • 12. 
    What railroad featured the passenger train, "Nancy Hanks"?
    • A. 

      Florida East Coast

    • B. 

      Central Of Georgia

    • C. 

      Norfolk And Western

    • D. 

      Louisville And Nashville

  • 13. 
    What railroad was first to introduce "Individual Drinking Cups' to passenger train service?
    • A. 

      New Jersey Central

    • B. 

      Baltimore And Ohio

    • C. 

      Boston And Maine

    • D. 

      Delaware, Lackawanna, And Western

  • 14. 
    What railroad used the first Pullman Dining Car?
    • A. 

      Illinois Central

    • B. 

      Chicago And Alton Railroad

    • C. 

      New York Central

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania Railroad

  • 15. 
    Who was known as the "Father of High Speed Trains"?
    • A. 

      George Westinghouse

    • B. 

      Eugene Beggs

    • C. 

      Plimmon Dudley

    • D. 

      John Reid