Category: 1953

Texas & Pacific Southerner in Dallas on J…

Texas & Pacific Southerner in Dallas on June 18th, 1953

Texas & Pacific Southerner in Dallas on June 18th, 1953 by seneferu

SP, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1953 by Center fo…

SP, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1953

SP, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1953 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Sleek PA locomotives lead westbound Southern Pacific Railroad Argonaut passenger train over Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans, Louisiana, in August 1953. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-057-05

N&W train, streamlined engine number 608…

N&W train, streamlined engine number 608, engine type 4-8-4

Train #18, The Birmingham Special; 9 cars. Photographed: near Salem, Va., July 11, 1953.

South Wind/Dixie Flagler

South Wind/Dixie Flagler

Miami–Chicago South Wind/Dixie Flagler at Fort Pierce, 1953.

SP’s San Joaquin Daylight

SP’s San Joaquin Daylight

Los Angeles–Oakland San Joaquin Daylight at Ravenna in Soledad Canyon, 1953.

Photo of the diesel-powered, streamlined ver…

Photo of the diesel-powered, streamlined version of the Union Pacific train The Challenger as it prepared to return to the rails. The train had been discontinued during World War II and was brought back into service January 10, 1954.

8 December 1953

Twin Cities 400

Twin Cities 400

E8 5025 and an E3 or E6 with Twin Cities 400 at Minneapolis about to depart for Chicago, July 1953.

Milwaukee Road Columbian Westbound Cyr, Mont…

Milwaukee Road Columbian Westbound Cyr, Montana May 30, 1953

UP train, engine number 820, engine type 4-8…

UP train, engine number 820, engine type 4-8-4

Train #18, Portland Rose; 10 cars, 75 MPH. Photographed: near Rolla, Colo., April 19, 1953.

GN’s Empire BuilderSeattle–Chicago Empire Bu…

GN’s Empire Builder
Seattle–Chicago Empire Builder at Richmond Beach, Wash., along Puget Sound, April 1953.