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  Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
 Decade: 1930-1939
["The Owl" at Oakland, California]

["The Owl" at Oakland, California]

Date: c. 1938
Creator: unknown
Description: Southern Pacific's "The Owl" at Oakland, California depot (also designated as 16th Street) at 7:53 am enroute to San Francisco. This was a fast overnight train operating between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Yankee Clipper" in Forest Hills, Mass]

["Yankee Clipper" in Forest Hills, Mass]

Date: June 11, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: The New Haven Railroad's "Yankee Clipper" headed by Engine No. 1396 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute through Forest Hills, Massachusetts, on June 11, 1934. Operating between Boston and New York on a 4-hour and 45-minute schedule, this All-Pullman train comprised Club car, two Parlor cars, Dining car, and Sun Parlor Observation car. The "Yankee Clipper" rolled over the New Haven's main line rails - between Grand Central station (New York) and Back Bay, South Station (Boston) - a rail distance of 229.5 miles - at an average speed of 51 miles per hour. This was an excellent schedule for the era.
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
["Sunset Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

["Sunset Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

Date: c. 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 1 westbound, aboard the ferry barge "Mastodon" accompanied by Engine No.73, a steam switcher, type 0-6-0, with a slope-backed tender - is being ferried across the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Avondale, Louisiana.
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
["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
[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
["The Pennsylvainia Limited" westbound]

["The Pennsylvainia Limited" westbound]

Date: c. 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: This scene became commonplace by 1929 - Pennsy passenger trains headed by famed K4s Pacifics on first-class passenger runs - because the Atlantics had been retired. In this view, "The Pennsylvania Limited" train No. 5 westbound, headed by a K4s Pacific, type 4-6-2 locomotive, Engine No. 5375 rolls on the high iron at more than a mile a minute with ten cars of standard varnish.
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
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