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[Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's coach yard]

[Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's coach yard]

Date: c. 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's fabulous 51st Street coach yard and facilities in Chicago. At this time the destruction of the nation's great network of rail passenger service was only about two years away.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Maiden Run of "North Coast Limited"]

[Maiden Run of "North Coast Limited"]

Date: April 29, 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: An intriguing photograph of Northern Pacific Railroad's first "North Coast Limited" which made its maiden run on April 29, 1900. The train is headed by a ten-wheeler, type 4-6-0 locomotive bearing the Engine No. 271, with a consist of eight handcrafted wooden cars - all having open platforms and underbody truss rods - heated by potbellied iron stoves and illuminated by kerosene. This was the first electrically-lighted train to operate between the Midwest and the North Pacific Coast - it also introduced such travel comforts as steam heat, baths, and barber-valet service - inaugurating the era of travel luxury on the rails.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Ranger" in Ardmore, Oklahoma]

["The Ranger" in Ardmore, Oklahoma]

Date: June 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Santa Fe Railway's train No. 6 "The Ranger" northbound, departing from the Ardmore, Oklahoma depot. The city of Ardmore is in the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

Date: January 1900
Creator: Barnes, Dwight
Description: On a winter morning in January 1900, the Great Northern Railway's passenger train stands at the Cokato, Minnesota depot. It is headed by an American type 4-4-0 locomotive bearing the Engine No. 127. This locomotive was built by the Schenectady Locomotive Works in 1882, and scrapped in 1916. Observe this burnished locomotive and its consist of clean and well-maintained equipment.
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
[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
[Mail-Express train in Pennsylvania]

[Mail-Express train in Pennsylvania]

Date: January 1923
Creator: Newman-Schmidt
Description: One of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Mail-Express trains, headed by a K4s locomotive with a standard coach on the rear-end, rolls through the Pennsylvania countryside on a cold, dismal day in January 1923.
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
[First Union Pacific passenger train leaves Ft. Collins]

[First Union Pacific passenger train leaves Ft. Collins]

Date: July 15, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph depicts one of the most eventful days in the history of Fort Collins, Colorado. The date is July 15, 1911 and the time is 7:20 am as the Union Pacific's first passenger train departs from the city. Observe the beautiful old-time steam locomotive, an American, type 4-4-0 locomotive, heading a consist of handcrafted wooden cars, having underbody truss rods and open platforms.
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
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