Category: 1949

UP train, engine number 5088, engine type 2-…

UP train, engine number 5088, engine type 2-10-2

Train #369, mixed train; steam obscures train. Photographed: leaving Watkins, Colo., August 21, 1949.

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3764, en…

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

Train #90, Centennial State; 8 cars, 50 MPH. Photographed: near Castle Rock, Colo., August 14, 1949.

SLSF 4-8-4 4502 at Kansas City, Missouri in Ap…

SLSF 4-8-4 4502 at Kansas City, Missouri in April 1949.

Frisco-built 4-8-2 4401 with the Will Rogers…

Frisco-built 4-8-2 4401 with the Will Rogers at St. Louis, Missouri in 1949 (Williams-Louis A. Marre).

Meteor

Meteor

St. Louis–Oklahoma City Meteor southwest of Tulsa, 1949.

Wabash’s City of St. Louis

Wabash’s City of St. Louis

St. Louis–Cheyenne, Wyo., City of St. Louis overtaking a Rock Island freight train (exercising RI trackage rights on UP) west of Limon, Colo., 1949.

Frisco 4409, a 4-8-2 oil burner pulling #3, …

Frisco 4409, a 4-8-2 oil burner pulling #3, the “will Rogers” near

Newburg, MO about 4;15am 2-26-49. Boiler blew up derailing engine and 5 cars. Engineer Frank Fulton lost a arm. Fireman burned, no passengers hurt.

Train 7

Train 7

Motor car GE-25 and streamlined coach running as St. Louis–Minneapolis train 7 at Eldora, Iowa, May 1949.

1949 Phoebe SnowNew York City (Hoboken) to Buf…

1949 Phoebe Snow
New York City (Hoboken) to Buffalo
DL&W

The consist includes two E8As, two hw baggage cars, three coaches, a mod hw dining car, a 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleeper, and a tavern lounge observation.

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Train 162

Train 162

Ten-Wheeler 506 with Lake George–Fort Edward, N.Y., train 162 at Lake George terminal, July 1, 1949.