Rock Island, Southern Pacific Golden State sleepers on Pennsylvania Admiral at Horseshoe Curve


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The Admiral is two hours late, according to the caption of this photo from Don Ball, Jr.’s Pennsylvania Railroad 1940s-1950s. The sleepers from the Golden State are coming through from L.A. From the late 40s until the mid-50s transcontinental sleepers, switched from train to train in Chicago, operated from New York and Washington to L.A. and San Francisco.

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