Category: 1941

M-K-T train, engine number 312, engine type …

M-K-T train, engine number 312, engine type 4-4-0

Train #53, passenger train; 2 cars, 30 MPH. Photographed: near Woodward, Okla., February 8, 1941.



WofA 4-8-2 186 with New Orleans–New York Crescent departing Montgomery on WofA, Nov. 12, 1941.

Southern’s first passenger dieselSouth…

Southern’s first passenger diesel
Southern E3 No. 2801, built earlier in the year by Electro-Motive as the road’s first passenger diesel, rests at New Orleans on August 2, 1941, after bringing the Pelican—with Vollrath aboard—down from Bristol, Va. Harold K. Vollrath photo

SR’s Southerner

SR’s Southerner

Washington–New Orleans Southerner at Manassas, Va., 1941.

SR’s Southerner

SR’s Southerner

New Orleans–Washington Southerner tavern-lounge-observation 1100, one of three (1100–1102) named Louisiana, built 1941.

Southern Railway motor trainSouthern Railway…

Southern Railway motor train
Southern Railway power-RPO-baggage unit No. 40, lettered for service on the Birmingham, Ala.–Meridian, Miss., Vulcan, stands at Birmingham’s Terminal Station on June 16, 1941. Southern acquired six such Fairbanks-Morse-powered, St. Louis Car-built motor cars in 1939. Harold K. Vollrath photo

Dixie Flagler: Hollywood, Florida by Florida …

Dixie Flagler: Hollywood, Florida

Dixie Flagler: Hollywood, Florida by Florida Memory

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Local call number: N038725

Title: Dixie Flagler: Hollywood, Florida

Personal Author: Jonathan Nelson

Date: 1941

Physical descrip: 1 photonegative; b&w; 4 x 5 in.

Series Title: General collection

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700.

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Erie Limited

Erie Limited

Pacific 2960 with Chicago–New York (Jersey City) Erie Limited near Hales Eddy, N.Y., August 1941.

D&RGW train, engine number 3613, engine …

D&RGW train, engine number 3613, engine type 2-8-8-2 and engine number 1707, engine type 4-8-4

Train #2, Scenic Ltd.; 13 cars. Photographed: Rex, Colo., September 14, 1941.

D&RGW train #2 “The Scenic Limited…

D&RGW train #2 “The Scenic Limited” eastbound at bottom of Royal Gorge, Colo., Robert W. Richardson standing on step of observation car “Eagle Canon.”

1941 July 7