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Special trains photo gallery

View a gallery of photos featuring many types of special trains. This is an online supplement to Classic Trains magazine’s Summer 2017 “Special Trains” issue.

Freedom Train
People line up to go through the Freedom Train, which carried displays and founding documents of the United States around the country in 1947, at Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 4, 1947.
Kent Cochrane photo

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