Category: 1954

IC’s City of New OrleansChicago–New Orleans …

IC’s City of New Orleans

Chicago–New Orleans City of New Orleans changing crews at Memphis, Aug. 1954.

Train #3, the Louisiane, coming by Woodstock…

Train #3, the Louisiane, coming by Woodstock, 11 miles north of Memphis Central Station.

5/8/1954

Humming Bird

Humming Bird

Cincinnati–New Orleans Humming Bird backing into New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, April 19, 1954.

SP, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1954 by Center fo…

SP, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1954

SP, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1954 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Westbound Southern Pacific Railroad Argonaut passenger train passes tower at Avondale Yard, on west bank of Mississippi River in New Orleans, Louisiana, in December 1954. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-057-03

Nearing the end of its trek from Los Angeles…

Nearing the end of its trek from Los Angeles to New Orleans, Espee’s train no. 6 – the eastbound Argonaut – drops down the Huey Long Bridge behind T&NO F7A 352, boiler-equipped F7B’s 541 and 545, and passenger GP9 280.

Southern Belle

Southern Belle

New Orleans–Kansas City Southern Belle departing New Orleans, 1954.

SR, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954 by Center for Rail…

SR, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954

SR, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Northbound West Point Route Crescent passenger train pulls past the tower at Atlanta’s Terminal Station as Southern Railway’s slower northbound Peach Queen awaits departure after the streamlined Crescent on October 16, 1954. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-01-116-09

SR, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954 by Center for Rail…

SR, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954

SR, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Close view of switcher at work at Terminal Station as Southern Railway’s Peach Queen passenger train awaits departure at Atlanta, Georgia, on October 16, 1954. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-01-116-12

Cotton Blossom

Cotton Blossom

E8 with Birmingham–Washington Cotton Blossom ready to depart Birmingham, August 1954.

SLSF 55 – Nov 7 1954 – Engine 2020 on 105 Su…

SLSF 55 – Nov 7 1954 – Engine 2020 on 105 Sunnyland @ mp 12 5 south of St Louis MO