Cumberland Valley Car

E of Strasburg, Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2014

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Description 

This was built by the Cumberland Valley RR in 1855, & is old enough that is has link & pin couplers. It is now located at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 17, 1979
Reference number
79002265
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Invention
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1855

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2014: New photos from Jim Allen