1964 Yankee Clipper
New York City to Boston
The consist includes two FL9s, an express refrigerator, three parlor cars, a grill diner, and six coaches.
The gifs used were made by Dave Hersrud and Ken. Ken’s gifs can be found at the first link. I don’t really know where you can find Dave’s.
On a gray day in 1964, an impressive Yankee Clipper (3 parlor cars, a grill car and 6 coaches) heads for Back Bay Station on its trip from New York.
1964 Zephyr Rocket
St. Louis to Minneapolis/St. Paul
The consist includes a CRI&P E7A, two CB&Q havelock baggage cars, a CRI&P baggage RPO, a CRI&P 68-seat coach, a CB&Q hw coach, and a CRI&P 8 Sect – 2 Comp – 2 DBR sleeper.
The gifs used were made by me, and are available at the link below. They have my name in the description.
CB&Q E5A 9912A was at St. Paul Union Depot on June 27, 1964 by Marty Bernard
The E5s were named and 9912A was Silver Meteor.
GN NW2 147 in St. Paul on June 17, 1964 by Marty Bernard
GN 147 working an all boxcar transfer freight. It was a proper train with a red caboose.
The train is on the west leads of St. Paul Union Depot (SPUD). These pictures were taken on June 17, 1964, so SPUD was still active. NW2 147 was built in August 1945, became BN 484 and was retired on April 29, 1982 and sold to Diesel Supply Co. which sold her to the Cedar Rapids & Iowa City.
GN E7A 506 at St. Paul Union Depot (affectionately known as SPUD) on June 14, 1964 by Marty Bernard
Looking east at SPUD from the Robert Street Bridge by Marty Bernard
St. Paul Union Depot on June 6, 1964. The Mississippi is at the right.
SOO GP9 2552 at St. Paul Union Depot (SPUD) on June 3, 1964 by Marty Bernard
Note CB&Q train in the station
GN NW2 106 at St. Paul Union Depot, June 3, 1964 by Marty Bernard
Built April 1932 with EMD builder number 864 and became BN 454
1964 Army Navy Game Train
Washington D.C. to Philadelphia
The consist includes a GG1, a parlor car, two hw cafe parlors, a parlor car, a hw restaurant parlor car, an ex-N&W rb coach, a lunch counter lounge, a 12 Dupl Rmt – 5 DBR sleeper, a
4 DBR – 4 Comp – 2 DR sleeper, two NYNH&H parlor cars, a rb coach, and a coach.
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.