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Question 1: Dedicated railroad buffs rescued the last of the private varnish cars from scrapping; the chartering of these formerly-private cars has become a sideline in the upscale ________, with its own niche magazine Private Varnish.
TourismHotelTravel and Tourism Competitiveness ReportWorld Tourism rankings

Question 2: The Abraham Lincoln A 1910 corporate car made for Robert Todd Lincoln as president of the ________.
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe RailwayGeorge PullmanAmtrakPullman Company

Question 3: A small number of private cars (along with other types of passenger cars), have been upgraded to meet current Amtrak regulations, and may be chartered by their owners for private travel attached to ________ trains.
BNSF RailwayNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadNorfolk Southern RailwayAmtrak

Question 4: In the late 19th century ________, wealthy individuals had finely appointed private cars custom-built to their specifications.
Gilded AgeGrover ClevelandRepublican Party (United States)Ulysses S. Grant

Question 5: Such carriages were extremely rare in the United Kingdom, although a notable example was the ________'s saloon, which is preserved at the National Railway Museum in York.
Duke of SutherlandDuke of NorfolkDuke of RoxburgheDuke of Hamilton

Question 6: ________ regulations require head-end power and train control wiring, though some cars generate their own power and can run on freight lines as well.
Norfolk Southern RailwayAmtrakNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadBNSF Railway

Question 7: ________ and his life partner Charles M.
Charles CleggMassachusettsCafé societyLucius Beebe

Question 8: Railroad barons including ________ had their private cars.
Leland StanfordHiram JohnsonJohn C. FrémontMilton Latham

Question 9: ________ disliked the ornate railroad car supplied for his service as president: he rode in it only in his coffin.
Abraham LincolnAndrew JohnsonUlysses S. GrantGerald Ford


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