Category: 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

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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

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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

View the Railroads: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints Collection

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. 

ACL, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 1961 by Cen…

ACL, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 1961

ACL, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 1961 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Northbound Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Palmetto passenger train on double-tracked main line north of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in June 1961. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-01-092-07

SAL, Raleigh, NC, 1961 by Center for Railroad…

SAL, Raleigh, NC, 1961

SAL, Raleigh, NC, 1961 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Raleigh’s Boylan Avenue tower is illuminated first by the curved path of Seaboard Air Line’ s Florida-bound Silver Star passenger train and a few minutes later by a southbound Norfolk Southern Railway local heading to nearby Fayetteville, North Carolina, on an August night in 1961. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-01-068-07

City of Miami

City of Miami

Three E7s with Chicago–Miami City of Miami crossing St. Johns River, Jacksonville, Dec. 25, 1961.

The eastbound “New England States&rdqu…

The eastbound “New England States” passes Lake Cochituate in Natick, Mass. in June, 1961.