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  Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
 Decade: 1930-1939
["The Alton Limited" passing Iles Tower in Springfield, Illinois]

["The Alton Limited" passing Iles Tower in Springfield, Illinois]

Date: 1939
Creator: Peters, Walt
Description: 'The Alton Limited" passing Iles Tower near Springfield, Illinois in 1939.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's suburban passenger train]

[Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's suburban passenger train]

Date: c. 1934
Creator: Hastman, Lee
Description: This photograph depicts one of the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's suburban passenger trains departing from 64th Street Station Chicago. The train is headed by Engine No. 210 - a Prairie type 2-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of five standard heavyweight passenger coaches.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Cincinnati Union Station]

[Cincinnati Union Station]

Date: March 1933
Creator: Nowak, Ed
Description: One of the nation's greatest railroad terminals, the Cincinnati Union Station, March 1933. This terminal was designed to accommodate, daily, 17,000 people and 216 trains (108 inbound and 108 outbound). This station has eight platforms serving 16 tracks. Each platform has length of 1,600 feet. This terminal represents a total investment in excess of forty-one million dollars.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

Date: c. 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Southern Pacific's ferry barge "Mastodon" - with accompanying tug boats - awaits passenger train moving aboard to be ferried across the Mississippi River at New Orleans, Louisiana.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

Date: c. 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Southern Pacific's ferry barge, the "Mastodon" with passenger train aboard, is taken in tow by tugboats for the crossing of the Mississippi River at New Orleans.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Gouldsboro" ferry boat]

["Gouldsboro" ferry boat]

Date: c. 1938
Creator: unknown
Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's "Gouldsboro", a steam powered ferry boat, transports a passenger train across the Mississippi River at New Orleans, circa 1938.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Green Diamond"]

["The Green Diamond"]

Date: c. 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Illinois Central's original train "The Green Diamond" which went into service between Chicago and St. Louis in 1936. The consist included a combine baggage-mail car, four coaches, dining car, and observation parlor car.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Hustler" arriving in Shreveport, Louisana]

["The Hustler" arriving in Shreveport, Louisana]

Date: April 1939
Creator: unknown
Description: Known in the Pelican State as the Louisiana and Arkansas Railway's "The Hustler," train No. 4-203, northbound, arriving in Shreveport, Louisiana from New Orleans on an April morning in 1939. The small Pacific, type 4-6-3 locomotive, which heads this passenger train, carries the train's name etched on a metal plate attached to the boiler front, positioned below the headlight. These overnight trains - operating between New Orleans and Shreveport were popular over a long span of years, making the approximate 329.4 mile run in about 10 hours. A portion of the route was over Louisiana and Arkansas rails and also over Louisiana Railway and Navigation company's rails. This subsidiary of the Kansas city Southern Lines was known as the "Edenborn Line".
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Montrealer" near Montreal]

["The Montrealer" near Montreal]

Date: January 1938
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of one of America's most unique passenger trains. Depicted in this photograph is the "Montrealer" train No. 21, northbound, on the last portion of its journey near Montreal, Canada. The famous old name train - headed by a C,ational's Engine No. 231 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five standard heavyweight cats - was om service for a number of decades. "The Montrealer" was a Pennsylvania train from Washington D.C. to New York; a New Haven train from New York to Springfield; a Boston train from Springfield to White River Junction; and a Canadian National train from White River Junction to Montreal. The rail distance was 669.7 miles. Over a span of years "The Montrealer" departed from Washington at 4:00 pm and arrived in Montreal at 8:55 am. This schedule was equivalent to an average running time of about 40 miles per hour.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["North Coast Limited" in Livingston, Montana]

["North Coast Limited" in Livingston, Montana]

Date: c. 1938
Creator: unknown
Description: Northern Pacific Railway's "North Coast Limited" headed by Engine No. 2608, class A, Northern, type 4-8-4 locomotive, makes a station stop at Livingston, Montana. This was a Northern Pacific train from Seattle to St. Paul and a Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy train from St. Paul to Chicago.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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