Category: 1969

IMG2993SFC-03-69 by Joseph Petric Via Flick…

IMG2993SFC-03-69

IMG2993SFC-03-69 by Joseph Petric

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Westbound “San Francisco Chief” at Streator, Ill., March 1969.

MILW 3 8-69 by Leon Kay Via Flickr: MILW F…

MILW 3 8-69

MILW 3 8-69 by Leon Kay

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MILW FP-45 3 (34160 12/68) on CITY OF LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO @Chicago IL 8-69

Western Pacific’s “California Ze…

Western Pacific’s “California Zephyr” (Chicago – Salt Lake City – San Francisco) departs Fremont, CA in 8/69.  Drew Jacksich photo.

SP 3204 on the City of San Francisco arrivin…

SP 3204 on the City of San Francisco arriving in the morning to begin our eastward trip.
Fairfield, CA
7/24/1969

Train #18, Union Pacific’s eastbound &…

Train #18, Union Pacific’s eastbound “Portland Rose,” arrives in Boise, Idaho in May, 1969.  The train’s consist included reclining-seat coaches, buffet-lounge car, and a sleeper.  Howard Fogg photo.

I Caught CB&Q 9945B Three Times – 4…

I Caught CB&Q 9945B Three Times -- 4 Photos

I Caught CB&Q 9945B Three Times – 4 Photos by Marty Bernard

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Once with a Dinky and twice with the Empire Builder, once in each color scheme. E8A 9945B built in 1950 and became BN 9951.

On the curve at Lisle, IL with a Big Sky Blue Empire Builder on August 27, 1969.

CB&Q E9A 9987B was built in January 1956,…

CB&Q E9A 9987B was built in January 1956, became BN 9982, and then was rebuilt into BN E9AM 9912 with HEP instead of steam -- 3 Photos

CB&Q E9A 9987B was built in January 1956, became BN 9982, and then was rebuilt into BN E9AM 9912 with HEP instead of steam – 3 Photos by Marty Bernard

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9987A on that wonderful curve in Lisle, IL has the westbound North Coast Limited on August 27, 1969. In six and a half hours she should be in St. Paul.

Havre 8:69-2 by Mike Via Flickr: Westbound…

Havre 8:69-2

Havre 8:69-2 by Mike

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Westbound GN Empire Builder at Havre, Montana, 8/69

Havre 8:69-1 by Mike Via Flickr: Westbound…

Havre 8:69-1

Havre 8:69-1 by Mike

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Westbound GN Empire Builder at Havre, Montana, 8/69

Cheyenne 8:69-2 by Mike Via Flickr: Eastbo…

Cheyenne 8:69-2

Cheyenne 8:69-2 by Mike

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Eastbound UP City of Portland at Cheyenne, 8/69