Southern Pacific Sunset Limited publicity painting, c. 1950

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The drawing is reproduced here from Southern Pacific’s “Wonderful Ways West” booklet, which features all their trains, although this painting saw wide use. A copy of it hung in the Pomona, California, Southern Pacific station, I remember. The Sunset Limited got its own booklet from SP’s publicity people, and I’ll post it here eventual. Next time I post I’ll include the pages of “Wonderful Ways West” that cover the Sunset, including its diner, lounge, and coffee shop cars.

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I also blog “Through My Eyes” at http://garygarthmccann.com/ and contribute to the blogzine Late Last Night Books at http://latelastnightbooks.com/

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