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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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Union Pacific City of Los Angeles in Wyoming

From the Union Pacific booklet “California”

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Union Pacific City of Los Angeles Redwood Lounge Car

From the booklet “California,” from which the text about Union Pacific’s California trains is produced in a post below. My memory is that this car also contained 6 double-bedrooms. It was designed to run behind the dome diner, between the … Continue reading

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