Strasburg Railroad From Above
The Strasburg Rail Road dates back to 1837, when it was completed, and was a horse drawn railroad until they purchased their first Norris-built 4-2-0 steam locomotive in 1851.
The Strasburg Railroad is a classic short line railroad in the Strasburg and Paradise townships of Pennsylvania.
Locomotive #475 regularly serves the surrounding farming communities with affordable rail transport as well. This includes rail to car transport of feeds, grains, and other bulk transfer items.
The Western & Norfolk #475 locomotive is:
- built by Baldwin Locomotive Works
- Build date 1906
- Now owned by Strasburg Railroad
- Has driver diameters of 56 inches
Additionally, the Strasburg Railroad celebrated its 175th year of existence in 2007!
Let us know if you have ever taken an excursion ride on the Strasburg Rail Road! We would love to hear about your experience!