1953 Centennial State
Kansas City to Denver
The consist includes a PA-PB-PA, three hw baggage cars, two hw coaches, a 6 Sect – 6 Rmt – 4 DBR sleeper, and a hw cafe lounge observation.
The gifs used were made by Ken and myself. They can be found at the link below. My gifs have my name in the description.
AT&SF train, engine number 52 + additional diesel unit, engine type ALCO PA1
Train #101, Centennial State; 8 cars, 25 MPH. Photographed: leaving Denver, Colo., April 29, 1953.
CB&Q train, engine number 9934 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD E7
Train #19, Coloradoan, 7 cars, 75 MPH. Photographed: east of Derby, Colo., January 31, 1953.
Katy trains meet on the T&P
In February 1953, the Katy Komet redball freight holds the main to meet the Fort Worth section of Katy’s Texas Special, heading in at Keller, Texas, on Texas & Pacific trackage rights. Wallace W. Abbey photo
City of St. Louis
E7A, F7B, E8B, and an Alco PA leaving Denver with the St. Louis–Los Angeles City of St. Louis, February 1953.
PA 187 with Cleveland–St. Louis train 9 at Edwardsville, Ill., March 1953.
Wabash’s Blue Bird and Wabash Cannon Ball
St. Louis–Chicago Blue Bird (left, powered by E8 1000) and St. Louis–Detroit Wabash Cannon Ball (right, with E8 1007) at Decatur, Ill., November 1953.
Jersey City to Philadelphia
The consist includes two F7As, a coach observation, a coach, a diner, a coach, and a coach observation.
The gifs used were made by Ken. They can be found at the link below.
Lackawanna’s Buffalo–Hoboken Phoebe Snow departing Scranton, PA., fall 1953.
MP’s Texas Eagle
St. Louis–Houston/Galveston Texas Eagle, Houston Union Station, July 1953.