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[Missouri Pacific Railroad - Dining Car]

Description: Interior view of dining car which features unique side seating arrangement in the consist of the Missouri Pacific's "The Texas Eagle" traversing the St. Louis to Texas route.
Date: c. 1959
Creator: Advertisers Photographic Studios, Inc.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Chicago and North Western Railway's passenger station]

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"
Date: c. 1948
Creator: Allison - Lightall
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

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.
Date: January 1900
Creator: Barnes, Dwight
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Description: Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe's "The Chief" diesel locomotive]

Description: Santa Fe's "The Chief" train No. 20, eastbound, ascends the grade of Raton Pass shortly after leaving the city of Raton, New Mexico in August 1958.
Date: August 1958
Creator: ERB, dON
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Union Station in Dallas]

Description: One of the nation's finest railroad terminals: Dallas Union Station which is served by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, known as Amtrak, and soon to be served by commuter trains, operating between Dallas - Fort Worth and other North Texas points. The station is owned by the City of Dallas and represents an investment and modernization aggregating fifteen million dollars.
Date: September 1968
Creator: Freeman, G. Robert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Chicago Union Station]

Description: One of the nation's great railroad passenger terminals, the Chicago Union Station on July 13, 1969.
Date: July 13, 1969
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Union Station in Denver]

Description: Union Station in Denver, Colorado at 7:35 am (notice the clock) on the morning of May 31, 1968.
Date: May 31, 1968
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Union Station in Washington D.C.]

Description: This massive structure is the Union Station in Washington D.C. on July 25, 1969. This terminal has a total of thirty tracks, of which nine are through tracks and twenty-one are stub end. A portion of the station's tracks are electrified by the overhead catenary system thereby Permitting Penn Central's GG1 Electric Locomotives heading passenger trains, the "Metroliners", and electric powered multiple unit commuter trains to serve the terminal.
Date: July 25, 1969
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

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

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.
Date: c. 1934
Creator: Hastman, Lee
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Chicago "Pay-Car"]

Description: This photograph portrays an unusual rail consist: Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's Engine No. 202, a 2-6-2 type heading the "pay-car" in Chicago. In this era the railroad's tracks were being elevated throughout the metropolitan area.
Date: c. 1915
Creator: Hastman, Lee
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sunbeam" under a Texas sky]

Description: Under a beautiful Texas sky, Southern Pacific's modern diesel powered streamliner "Sunbeam" train No. 14, southbound, rolls on a mile-a-minute schedule enroute from Dallas to Houston.
Date: 1952
Creator: J.F. Curry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Chief" in California]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "The Chief" passing "Sullivan's Curve" in rugged Cajon Pass, California, June 1964.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Super Chief" in Colorado]

Description: Santa Fe's "Super Chief" daily all-Pullman streamliner operating between Chicago and Los Angeles, ascends the steep grades near the old Dick Wootton Ranch at Wootton, Colorado.
Date: 1960
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Two trains at Dearborn Station, Chicago]

Description: In Dearborn Station, Chicago, the Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" train No. 15, southbound awaits the departure signal as the "El Capitan" train No. 17, westbound, with a full-length Dome car, departs for California.
Date: c. 1952
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Flying Scotsman" leaving Dallas]

Description: The famed English locomotive, London and North Eastern Railway's No 4472, "The Flying Scotsman" with its nine car consist leaving Dallas early on the morning of June 20, 1970. A southbound KATY freight train waits on the siding.
Date: June 20, 1970
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Roundhouse at Gainesville, Texas]

Description: Santa Fe Railway's nine-stall roundhouse at Gainesville, Texas on February 27, 1938. Locomotives, laying over between freight runs, are two Consolidations, type 2-8-0, Nos. 1904 and 1910; one Mikado, type 2-8-2, No. 4051; and one yard switcher, type 0-8-0, No. 787.
Date: February 27, 1938
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Train at Gainesville, Texas depot]

Description: Engine No. 306, an American type 4-4-0 locomotive, heads the Missouri - Kansas - Texas (KATY) Railroad's train No. 31 westbound, which is standing at Gainesville, Texas' depot enroute from Denison to Wichita Falls on June 23, 1940.
Date: June 23, 1940
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Esperanza Station]

Description: Esperanza Station on the Old Mexican Railway, formerly the "Queen's Own" in August 1964. Photographed from the rear-end of passenger train No. 51, eastbound, enroute from Mexico City to Veracruz. This 269-mile line is one of the great scenic routes in the Republic of Mexico.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Monaghan, M.D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[San Antonio depot]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - texas Railroad's beautiful Spanish Mission style depot in the "Alamo City" in May 1962. This was the San Antonio home of the KATY's famous trains, the "Texas Special", "The Bluebonnet" and "The Katy Flyer"
Date: May 1962
Creator: Monaghan, M.D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad