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  Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
 Decade: 1940-1949
["The West Virginian" in the Blue Ridge Mountains]

["The West Virginian" in the Blue Ridge Mountains]

Date: c. 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: One of the Chesapeake and Ohio;s excellent passenger trains "The West Virginian" train No. 1 westbound, traversing main line rails through the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["North Coast Limited" departing from St. Paul, Minnesota]

["North Coast Limited" departing from St. Paul, Minnesota]

Date: c. 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: The Northern Pacific's de Luxe "North Coast Limited" westbound, headed by engine No. 2671, a Northern type 4-8-4, locomotive departing from the St. Paul Union Station in 1941. This beautiful engine was among the last steam locomotives to power the famous train prior to "dieselization".
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Sportsman" in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia]

["The Sportsman" in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia]

Date: c. 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Chesapeake and Ohio's "The Sportsman" headed by Engine No. 491, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, awaits the departure signal at the White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia Depot.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Long Island Railroad train]

[Long Island Railroad train]

Date: March 7, 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: The Long Island Railroad's train No. 529 westbound, headed by a class G5s ten wheeler, type 4-6-0 locomotive, enroute through Glen Cove from Oyster Bay to Jamaica.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["St. Louis Special" departing Chicago]

["St. Louis Special" departing Chicago]

Date: c. 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Illinois Central Railroad's "St. Louis Special" train No. 1-501, headed by Engine No. 2450 - a mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from the Central Station in Chicago.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Santa Fe's "Queen of the Rails"]

[Santa Fe's "Queen of the Rails"]

Date: c. 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "Queen of the Rails" - the "California Limited" train No. 4 eastbound, headed by Engine No. 2928 - a Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, and a consist of fourteen standard heavyweight cars- crosses the Canyon Diablo Bridge near Winslow, Arizona. Observe this locomotive's automatic-type, elevating smokestack, designed to increase the up-draft, thereby increasing combustion efficiency in the firebox.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago and North Western Railway's passenger station]

[Chicago and North Western Railway's passenger station]

Date: c. 1948
Creator: Allison - Lightall
Description: This photograph depicts one of the nations finest railroad passenger stations - Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station. Sign above the station says" Streamliners, North Western, Union Pacific"
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Steam engines retired at Chicago Passenger Station]

[Steam engines retired at Chicago Passenger Station]

Date: c. 1946
Creator: unknown
Description: In the closing years of the "Glory Days of Steam" the Chicago and North Western Railway's work horses stand at track ends in the Chicago passenger station.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[E-4 Streamliners in Chicago]

[E-4 Streamliners in Chicago]

Date: c. 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: The Chicago and North Western Railway's E-4 type streamliners, which headed the "Overland Limited" and "Challenger" trains between Chicago and the West Coast, stand in the Chicago Passenger Station.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Passengers boarding the "Twin Cities 400"]

[Passengers boarding the "Twin Cities 400"]

Date: December 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: On a snowy night in December 1947, passengers are boarding the Chicago and North Western's "Twin Cities 400" streamliner at the Chicago Station.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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