Category: 1960

D&RGW train, engine number 6003, engine …

D&RGW train, engine number 6003, engine type ALCO PA1 and engine number 5551, engine type EMD F7

Train #2, The Royal Gorge; 8 cars. Photographed: near Colorado Springs, Colo., July 31, 1960.

D&RGW train, engine number 5561 + additi…

D&RGW train, engine number 5561 + additional diesel unit, engine type EMD F7

Train #2, The Royal Gorge. Photographed: Colorado Springs, Colo., May, 1960.

The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe’s …

The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe’s “San Francisco Chief” (Chicago – Amarillo – San Francisco), circa 1960.

D&RGW train, engine number 5551, engine …

D&RGW train, engine number 5551, engine type EMD F7 and engine number 5911, engine type EMD GP9

Train F#1, The Royal Gorge; 6 cars. Photographed: leaving Denver, Colo., January 1, 1960.

“Portland Rose”, UPRR, Boise Idah…

"Portland Rose", UPRR, Boise Idaho, 1960.

“Portland Rose”, UPRR, Boise Idaho, 1960. by Jon Archibald

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Union Pacific train #17 “Portland Rose” westbound at Boise Idaho. 3 unit diesel with deadhead sleeper, about 4 express cars, 5 coaches, a cafe-lounge and 1 sleeper. Aug 23, 1960. Ektachrome by John McIntosh.

1960 20th Century LimitedNew York City to Chic…

1960 20th Century Limited
New York City to Chicago
NYC

The consist includes an E7A, an E8A, an E7A, a baggage dorm, a 56-seat coach, a slumbercoach, a 22 Rmt sleeper, three 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleepers, a kitchen lounge, a table car, two 12 DBR sleepers, a 13 DBR sleeper, a 12 DBR sleeper, and a 5 DBR buffet 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.
http://kenstransitgifs.com/gifindex.html

NYC’s 20th Century LimitedNew York–Chicago 2…

NYC’s 20th Century Limited

New York–Chicago 20th Century Limited at Grand Central Terminal, circa 1960.

1960 ProspectorDenver to Salt Lake CityD&R…

1960 Prospector
Denver to Salt Lake City
D&RGW

The consist includes an ABB set of F3s, a baggage dorm coach, a 52-seat coach, a diner, and two

5 Sect – 5 Rmt – 6 DBR sleepers.

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.
http://kenstransitgifs.com/gifindex.html

CB&Q E9 9994

CB&Q E9 9994

CB&Q E9 9994

Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E9 9994 on Train # 1, the Denver Zephyr, near Irondale, Colorado on April 2, 1960, photographer unknown, print by Tom Klinger, Chuck Zeiler collection.

Wabash Flying the Flag in 1960 by Kevin Madse…

Wabash Flying the Flag in 1960

Wabash Flying the Flag in 1960 by Kevin Madsen

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Summer of 1960 we find the eastbound Wabash #10 City of St. Louis as it rushes east through Ferguson, MO.