Monthly Archives: November 2013

Union Pacific City of Denver from and earlier edition of “Colorado” booklet

My guess is that this edition of the booklet came out post-war. But the train pictured, including the dining car and lounge interiors, are the original 1936 equipment, although diner and lounge were remodeled in the early forties.

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Northern Pacific North Coast Limited in its first post-war paint scheme

In my November 1951 Official Guide the North Coast Limited was still on its three-nights in each direction schedule, even though its competitors, the Empire Builder and the Olympian Hiawatha were on two-night schedules. The North Coast Limited would begin its two-night schedule on … Continue reading

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Union Pacific City of Denver interiors from the UP booklet “Colorado,” January, 1957

The photos are from the booklet in my collection. Click for enlargements (although expect some blurring). Union Pacific fans have one of the best of all railroad books in The Union Pacific Streamliners, Harold Ranks and Wm. Kratville. According to … Continue reading

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BALTIMORE AND OHIO COACH INTERIOR

This promotional photo is undated. I would guess it to be as early as the late 30s and as late as the early 50s. Note the service counter at the rear. Apparently this is a grill coach or snack bar … Continue reading

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LOUISVILLE AND NASHVILLE HUMMING BIRD

Northbound, arriving Pascagoula, MS, 10/13/68. Photo by Phillip Kotheimer, from the wonderful book Dixie Lines: Louisville and Nashville Railroad, David P. Oroszi and Ron Flanary.

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SHASTA DAYLIGHT BROCHURES, 1950s

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC TIMETABLE COVERS, FRONT AND BACK

Back cover, 10/29/61 Back, 10/28/62.  The unfortunate automats had arrived. Back, 4/29/62 Back, 4/28/63 By 6/3/66, the system schedule was reduced to a leaflet.

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