Category: 1939

1939 Royal BlueNew York City to Washington D.C…

1939 Royal Blue
New York City to Washington D.C.
B&O

The consist includes an EA and an EB, a mod hw baggage coach, three mod hw 54-seat coaches, a mod hw 68-seat coach, a mod hw lunch coach, a mod hw diner, a mod hw 26-seat parlor, and a mod hw buffet observation.

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B&O train, engine number 52, engine type…

B&O train, engine number 52, engine type EMC EA EB

Train #28; The Royal Blue; 9 cars; 40 MPH. Photographed: leaving Washington D.C., August 3, 1939.

B&O locomotive, engine number 5304, engi…

B&O locomotive, engine number 5304, engine type 4-6-2

Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; The Royal Blue. Photographed: Washington D.C., August 3, 1939.

B&O train, engine number 5303, engine ty…

B&O train, engine number 5303, engine type 4-6-2

Train #26; The Columbian. Photographed: leaving Washington D.C., August 3, 1939.

UP train, engine number 7868, engine type 4-…

UP train, engine number 7868, engine type 4-8-2

Train #17, Portland Rose; 18 cars. Photographed: arriving at Portland Ore., July 24, 1939.

UP train, engine number 3218, engine type 4-…

UP train, engine number 3218, engine type 4-6-2

Train #44, Pacific Ltd.; 9 cars. Photographed: leaving Portland, Ore., July 24, 1939.

Southern/CNO&TP 4-6-2 #6482 (Ps4), nicknamed “Queen…

Southern/CNO&TP 4-6-2 #6482 (Ps4), nicknamed “Queen Bee,” leads train #3, the southbound “Royal Palm,” at Lexington, Kentucky (note the station to the right) circa 1939.

aryburn-kc: 1939 General Pershing ZephyrKansas City to St…

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1939 General Pershing Zephyr
Kansas City to St Louis
CB&Q

The consist includes 9908 Silver Charger, a 72-seat coach, a 52-seat coach, and a diner parlor observation.

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aryburn-kc: 1939 General Pershing Zephyr

aryburn-kc:

1939 General Pershing Zephyr

1939 FireflyKansas City to Oklahoma CitySLSFThe consist includes…

1939 Firefly
Kansas City to Oklahoma City
SLSF

The consist includes a mod hw baggage RPO coach, a mod hw coach, and a mod hw cafe lounge.

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