Frisco Meteor arriving St. Louis

FRISCOmeteorBN&ITSHERITAGEAs the caption to this photo from Steve Glischinski’s Burlington Northern and Its Heritage says, the Meteor is reduced to mostly headend traffic by the time this summer 1965 photo was taken by Jim Boyd. Inaugurated in the late forties, the train was a streamliner with a seven o’clock departure from St. Louis for Tulsa and Oklahoma City. An observation lounge diner trailed its sleepers.

 

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