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The Phantom Train

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 6

Author

Carolyn
Lane

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 12, Num 8, April 1985

Story Summary

A nice retelling of a standard American myth about Lincoln's funeral train that repeats its run every April 27th just before midnight, but with a ghostly crew and a skeletal band playing mournful tunes.