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Pennsylvania diesels in green and in tuscan color schemes

I believe Pennsylvania’s passenger engines (diesels and GG1s) were first green with gold pin strips and the cars were tuscan, as pictured below. Later, after the war I think, the engines received the tuscan paint that matched the cars. Photo above and below from Don Ball, … Continue reading

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To see all posts for the current month, you may need to click on “older posts,” after the last visible post. To see prior months’ posts, click on the month, under archives, and then also remember to click on “older posts” when you … Continue reading

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Union Pacific-Wabash (later UP-Norfolk and Western) City of St. Louis

Click on photos to enlarge them, and then click on the enlargements to enlarge further.   Notice the differences between the brochure below, dated December 1964, and the one above, dated April 1960. The later brochure includes the N&W logo on … Continue reading

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French Quarter Lounge, Southern Pacific Sunset Limited

This Southern Pacific publicity photo of the French Quarter Lounge on the Sunset Limited, which received its streamlined equipment in 1950, is reproduced from the wonderful, definitive work, The Sunset Limited, by Jarel, Ryan, and Signor. Below, I reproduce a … Continue reading

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