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Budd Western Pacific “Zephyrette” RDC Ad

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Budd RDC car in National Geographic ad and the Zephyrette and Choctaw Rocket in photos

Budd’s RDC car, in a National Geographic ad above, was the railroads’ solution to running trains over routes that didn’t draw many passengers. The longest RDC run was Western Pacific’s Zephyrette, companion to¬†Western Pacific’s¬†California Zephyr (for which I’ve already posted … Continue reading

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