Category: 1948

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3764, en…

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3764, engine type 4-8-4

Train #101, Centennial State; 6 cars, 30 MPH. Photographed: leaving Denver, Colo., January 28, 1948.

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3763, en…

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3763, engine type 4-8-4

Train #101, Centennial State; 7 cars, 35 MPH. Photographed: south of Littleton, Colo., January 20, 1948.

SSW train, engine number 679, engine type 4-…

SSW train, engine number 679, engine type 4-8-2

Train #6, Morning Star; 6 cars. Photographed: Greenville, Tex., June 27, 1948.

Meteor

Meteor

Oklahoma City–St. Louis Meteor arriving St. Louis, 1948.

Will Rogers

Will Rogers

St. Louis–Oklahoma City Will Rogers at Spencer, Okla., 1948.

Cotton Belt’s “Morning Star&rdqu…

Cotton Belt’s “Morning Star” train No. 6, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas

1948

Wabash’s Banner Blue

Wabash’s Banner Blue

Chicago–St. Louis Banner Blue at Chicago Ridge, Ill., August 1948. The train carried an open-platform parlor-observation car until the mid-1960s.

Wabash’s Banner Blue

Wabash’s Banner Blue

Chicago–St. Louis Banner Blue at Chicago Ridge, Ill., August 1948.

Black Diamond

Black Diamond

Alco PA’s with New York­–Buffalo Black Diamond at Newark, N.J., passing PRR class O1 electrics, which brought the train from New York, Sept. 26, 1948.

Ithaca local

Ithaca local

Ten-Wheeler 1819 with train 128, Geneva–Ithaca (N.Y.) local, at MacDougall, Sept. 21, 1948.