Category: 1950s

CRI&P train, engine number 627, engine t…

CRI&P train, engine number 627, engine type EMC E6

Train #8, Rocky Mountain Rocket; 7 cars. Photographed: east of Denver, Colo., 1950s.

City of Denver

City of Denver

E8A 928 and E9B 929B with City of Denver departing North Western Terminal, Chicago, early 1950s.

MP train, engine number 7011 + additional di…

MP train, engine number 7011 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD E7

Train #4, Colorado Eagle; 10 cars. Photographed: near Littleton, Colo., 1950s

PRR E8 exits a tunnel Pennsylvania Railro…

PRR E8 exits a tunnel

Pennsylvania Railroad E8 No. 5795 leads train 32, the New York–bound St. Louisan, out of one of the twin tunnels at Spruce Creek, Pa., in the mid-1950s.
Don Wood photo

NYC’s Knickerbocker departs St. Louis In …

NYC’s Knickerbocker departs St. Louis

In the early 1950s, two E8s ease New York Central train 24, the Knickerbocker, out of St. Louis Union Station at the start of the train’s journey to New York.
Wayne P. Ellis photo

Boarding Wabash’s Blue Bird

Boarding Wabash’s Blue Bird

A man and girl walk past the Blue Bird’s dome-observation car as they board the Wabash’s streamliner to St. Louis at Dearborn Station, Chicago, in the 1950s.
Bill Wight photo

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

St. Louis–Chicago Abraham Lincoln at Springfield, Ill., mid-1950s.

Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin

Observation-lounge Stephen F. Austin on Texas Special at Dallas Union Terminal, 1950s.

IC’s Panama LimitedChicago–New Orleans Panam…

IC’s Panama Limited

Chicago–New Orleans Panama Limited at Chicago, mid-1950s.

Humming Bird

Humming Bird

New Orleans–Cincinnati Humming Bird at L&N’s Canal Street Station, New Orleans, early 1950s.