On it is Woodburn, a mansion that was once the home of Thomas A. Scott, former president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and assistant secretary of war to Abraham Lincoln, according to Lindy Wardell, former president of the Darby Borough Historical and Preservation Society and another champion for the propertys preservation .
They could easily attack the train, Wardell
told the Daily Times
in 2009, just before Lincolns 200th birthday.
(Scott) advised the general on how to use the railroad for modern warfare, how to move troops and horses and supplies faster than the South could, said Wardell