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New York Centrail James Whitcomb Riley, menu and photos

The two NYC photos below,  of a circular bar in a lounge car on the Riley and of an observation car, are reproduced here from Beebe & Clegg, The Trains We Rode. I rode the Riley twice, first in 1963, connecting from the Challenger … Continue reading

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Louisville and Nashville Humming Bird menu

With my Aunt Lacy I rode the Humming Bird from New Orleans to Cincinnati in 1967. She said it did everything but hum, a commentary on the roadbed. I had the hot baked beans for lunch.

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