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Newest US Heritage Railroad Opens April 22

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The standard gauge Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad is located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on the Stone Gables Estate, a venue for private events that will incorporate rides on the train in its offerings.

-Has newly-built (2009) 4-4-0 steam locomotive based on an 1860s design
-One of the two train cars is a replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train car used to transport him from DC to his grave in Springfield, Illinois
-The 0.62 miles of track is newly-built, but it lies on a former 1832-built right-of-way along the original funeral train route
-Opening ceremony on Monday will have Civil War soldier re-enactors and a cannon firing demo
-In the future, the route will be expanded to 3 miles and an engine shed, more train cars, a turntable, and a covered bridge will be added