Category: 1949

IC’s LouisianeChicago–New Orleans Louisiane,…

IC’s Louisiane

Chicago–New Orleans Louisiane, Brookhaven, Miss., Jan. 31, 1949.

IC’s Panama LimitedNew Orleans–New Orleans P…

IC’s Panama Limited

New Orleans–New Orleans Panama Limited at New Orleans, May 25, 1949.

Louisiana Eagle

Louisiana Eagle

4-6-2 712 (colors: blue, ivory, silver) with New Orleans–Fort Worth Louisiana Eagle at Marshall, Tex., September 1949.

FM road-switcher on the Flying CrowThe Shrev…

FM road-switcher on the Flying Crow
The Shreveport–New Orleans section of the Flying Crow departs Shreveport behind KCS (L&A) Fairbanks-Morse model H15-44 road-switcher No. 41 on July 11, 1949. Harold K. Vollrath photo

Champion

Champion

Miami–New York Champion crossing St. Johns River at Jacksonville, 1949.

ACL’s East Coast Champion

ACL’s East Coast Champion

E6A-E6B-E7a diesels with Miami–New York Champion departing Jacksonville, Jan. 2, 1949.

1949 New England StatesBoston to ChicagoNYCThe…

1949 New England States
Boston to Chicago
NYC

The consist includes an ABA set of F3s, a baggage dorm, two 56-seat coaches, a grill diner, two 56-seat coaches, a diner, three 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleepers, a 6 DBR lounge, three 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleepers, and a 5 DBR lounge observation.

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NYC’s Commodore Vanderbilt

NYC’s Commodore Vanderbilt

Chicago–New York Commodore Vanderbilt at Clark Street interlocking (Chicago), 1949.

California Zephyr

California Zephyr

Oakland–Chicago California Zephyr at Altamont Pass on inaugural run, March 20, 1949.

California Zephyr

California Zephyr

Oakland–Chicago California Zephyr departs WP’s Third Street station, Oakland, on inaugural run, March 20, 1949.