Category: 1961

Here’s the all-Pullman Broadway Limite…

Here’s the all-Pullman Broadway Limited cruising through Metuchen, NJ, in the summer of 1961.

The 20th Century Limited Chicago, IL3/6/196…

The 20th Century Limited

Chicago, IL
3/6/1961

1961 WesternerBuffalo to ChicagoNYC&StLThe…

1961 Westerner
Buffalo to Chicago
NYC&StL

The consist includes two PAs, an Erie hw baggage car, a CRI&P express boxcar, a hw baggage RPO, a hw baggage car, a mod hw cafe lounge, a coach, a DL&W coach, and a 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleeper.

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

NKP Railroad PA-1 ‘The Westerner&rsquo…

NKP Railroad PA-1 ‘The Westerner’ Train
NKP (New York, Chicago & St. Louis) Railroad train photo of PA-1 #185 leading ‘The Westerner’ passenger train at LaSalle St. Station in Chicago. NKP Railroad was commonly referred to as the Nickel Plate Road.

1961

Boston & Maine Talgo #1

Boston & Maine Talgo #1

Boston & Maine Talgo #1

10/61

Unknown location, unknown photographer.

Lunch Time on the MoPac by Joe McMillan Via…

Lunch Time on the MoPac

Lunch Time on the MoPac by Joe McMillan

Via Flickr:

The conductor waits impatiently for passengers to buy their lunch from a vendor at Dilley, Texas, September 1961. The train is Missouri Pacific #22, the Laredo to San Antonio, Texas, section of the Texas Eagle.

[Missouri Pacific, Diesel Electric Freight Lo…

[Missouri Pacific, Diesel Electric Freight Locomotive No. 389]

[Missouri Pacific, Diesel Electric Freight Locomotive No. 389] by SMU Central University Libraries

Via Flickr:

Title: [Missouri Pacific, Diesel Electric Freight Locomotive No. 389]

Creator: DeGolyer, Everett L. (Everett Lee), 1923-1977

Date: March 7, 1961

Part of: Everett L. DeGolyer Jr. collection of United States railroad photographs

Place: Laredo, Texas

Physical Description: 1 negative: film, black and white; 6.4 x 6.2 cm

Railway Identifier: Aztec Eagle

Railway Line: Missouri Pacific Railroad Company

File: ag1982_0232_mp_00389_neg23562a_sm_c_opt.jpg

Rights: Please cite DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University when using this file. A high-resolution version of this file may be obtained for a fee. For details see the sites.smu.edu/cul/degolyer/research/permissions/ web page.

For other information, contact degolyer@smu.edu.

For more information and to view in high resolution, see: digitalcollections.smu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/rwy/id/1610

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1961 California SpecialTemple to ClovisATSFThe…

1961 California Special
Temple to Clovis
ATSF

The consist includes a PA, a PB, a PA, three baggage cars, a hw baggage car, three baggage cars, a hw baggage car, a hw RPO, five coaches, a lunch counter diner, a buffet dorm lounge, a 6 Sect – 6 Rmt – 4 DBR sleeper, a 4 DBR – 4 Comp – 2 DR sleeper, and a 6 Sect – 6 Rmt – 4 DBR sleeper.

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

Southern Belle

Southern Belle

Kansas City–New Orleans Southern Belle at Gravette, Ark., July 29, 1961.

6/18/1961 view of Train #2, the northbound S…

6/18/1961 view of Train #2, the northbound Southern Belle at Joplin, MO. It’s led by E3A 21 which is notable for being the KCS’ first diesel locomotive.