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Omnibus

Omnibus With the rise of train travel in the second half of the 19th century, new transportation networks evolved in the cities and countryside. Though passenger trains made travel faster and less expensive over long distances, horse-drawn carriages were still essential for local travel. Much of the public transportation between train stations and Omnibus
around cities were made possible by omnibuses.

The omnibuses in Greenfield Village were styled after an omnibus Omnibus operated by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in the early 20th century, and are pulled by teams of Percheron draft horses. Visitors can enjoy narrated rides through Greenfield Village as the omnibus leisurely travels between the Village railroad stations, just as in the cities of America’s past.

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