Monthly Archives: February 2017

Fast Trains of the ’30s and Earlier

The list above is from the Lucius Beebe book High Iron published in 1938. These 1930s records are a sad commentary on the lack of development of high-speed rail in the U.S. I couldn’t resist reproducing the photo below, also from High … Continue reading

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Budd New Haven RDC Cars: Late ’40s, Early ’50s Ad

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Budd Western Pacific “Zephyrette” RDC Ad

  For more about RDCs, and more about Western Pacific’s Zephyrettes, click on RDC on side bar.

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Missouri Pacific Colorado Eagle Ad: Late ’40s, Early ’50s

The Eagle took you to mountains like in the drawing, but didn’t quite reach them. Dome coach, grill coach, diner-lounge, sleepers, coaches, overnight St. Louis to Denver.

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