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Question 1: ________, the government-formed passenger railway service, took over the few remaining L&N passenger trains in 1971.
BNSF RailwayAmtrakNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadNorfolk Southern Railway

Question 2: South Wind (Chicago - Miami in conjunction with the ________)
Seaboard System RailroadBay Line RailroadGeorgia Southern and Florida RailwayFlorida East Coast Railway

Question 3: Within thirty years the network reached from Ohio and Missouri to Louisiana and ________.
North CarolinaNew JerseyMassachusettsFlorida

Question 4: Dixieland (Chicago - Miami in conjunction with the ________)
Georgia Southern and Florida RailwayFlorida East Coast RailwaySeaboard System RailroadBay Line Railroad

Question 5: The Louisville and Nashville Railroad (reporting mark LN) was a Class I railroad that operated freight and passenger services in the southeast ________.
CanadaPhilippinesAlaskaUnited States

Question 6: Its first line extended barely south of ________, and in fact it took until 1859 to span the 180-odd miles to its second namesake city of Nashville.
Jeffersontown, KentuckyLouisville, KentuckySt. Matthews, KentuckyShively, Kentucky

Question 7: It was so active a customer of the ________, the country's second largest locomotive maker, that in 1879 the firm presented L&N with a free locomotive as a thank-you bonus.
Rogers Locomotive and Machine WorksGrant Locomotive WorksBrooks Locomotive WorksCooke Locomotive and Machine Works

Question 8: Gulf Wind (New Orleans - Jacksonville in conjunction with the ________)
Norfolk Southern RailwayAmtrakSeaboard Air Line RailroadPennsylvania Railroad

Question 9: Somewhat ironically, in 1902 financial speculations by financier J.P. Morgan delivered control of the L&N to the rival ________.
Atlantic Coast Line RailroadAmtrakNorfolk Southern RailwaySeaboard Air Line Railroad

Question 10: By 1884, the firm had such importance that it was included in the Dow Jones Transportation Average, the first American ________.
American Stock ExchangeNASDAQStock exchangeStock market index
















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