This is a story about an old train that was hidden for 100 years or more. The train was accidentally found by an eight-year-old boy named Tommy, while he was fishing with his father. This is in a town in New Jersey that did not know that this train was there all those years. Many years go by with no one able to give any clue as to why the train was lost there all those years. When Tommy's son eventually grows up and has a passion for the train and wants to find out its history, he hears from someone on the internet. Information starts to be made available, and so Tommy's son finds information and a wife. The information is found in a ledger begun in the Civil War. The history of the train comes out and shocks the little town with the train's long-kept secret.