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[Entrance to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal]

Description: One of the finest railroad stations in the South is the New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Automobiles are parked outside the terminal near sidewalks and landscaped areas.
Date: August 15, 1967
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

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.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

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.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Gouldsboro" ferry boat]

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.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Panama Limited" stands at New Orleans terminal]

Description: Illinois Central Railroad's "Panama Limited" train No. 6, northbound, stands in the New Orleans' Union Passenger Terminal awaiting the hour of departure on its overnight run to Chicago on May 25, 1969.
Date: May 25, 1969
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Photograph of "Sunset Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

Description: Photograph of 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.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["L.S. Thorpe" crossing the Mississippi]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's train ferry "L.S. Thorpe" crossing the Mississippi River at New Orleans, circa 1938.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad