On April 4-9, 1927, a grand ceremonious opening for The Cavalier was held. The The Ben Bernie Band who played for the festivities, and received congratulation telegrams from Soppie Tucker and Al Jolson. Around the same time, the Norfolk & Western Railroad new gasoline powered train named "The Cavalier" took its maiden voyage down its run from Cleveland to Norfolk. Its motto was, "The Cavalier to The Cavalier".
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