Monthly Archives: April 2015

Chicago to LA by train in the early ‘fifties–via the film Narrow Margin

The railroad and train are fictitious (although it takes the Santa Fe route), the station scenes when it’s boarding in Chicago are filmed at LA Union Station, and the external shots of the train vary from Pennsy steam to SP … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific Canadian in the Rockies in its original streamlined color-scheme

  Photo by Roger Burrows reproduced from a postcard published by Steamscenes of West Vancouver. The caption reads, in part: “Canadian Pacific Railway: The Canadian as it used to be. dressed in maroon and gray. In March 1964, eastbound No. … Continue reading

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