Category: Los Angeles

CNW train, engine number 3021, engine type 4…

CNW train, engine number 3021, engine type 4-8-4

Train #19, Pacific Limited, combined with Mountain Bluebird; 12 cars, 15 MPH. Photographed: Omaha, Nebr., February 22, 1932.

The Ann Rutledge lays over on the other trac…

The Ann Rutledge lays over on the other track with P42DC #15. Rest of numbers on Southwest Chief is 182, 197, & 122.

Kansas City, MO

September 16, 2003

UP train, engine number 951 + additional die…

UP train, engine number 951 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD E9

Train #9, City of St. Louis; 16 cars. Photographed: leaving Laramie, Wyo., 1960s.

UP train, engine number 909 + additional die…

UP train, engine number 909 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD E9

Train #9, City of St Louis; 14 cars. Photographed: near Denver, Colo., ca. 1963.

City of St. Louis Pulling into Delmar by Kevi…

City of St. Louis Pulling into Delmar

City of St. Louis Pulling into Delmar by Kevin Madsen

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Back in the summer of 1962, Wabash Train #9 pulls into Delmar on their way to Kansas City. Good crowd getting on the train on this summer afternoon. The Official Guide says the City of St. Louis stops here at 4:20pm. Photo by Bob Madsen.

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.

UP City of St. LouisDale Creek, WYAug 30, 1958

UP City of St. Louis
Dale Creek, WY
Aug 30, 1958

UP train, engine number 3818, engine type 4-…

UP train, engine number 3818, engine type 4-6-6-4

Substitute for City of St. Louis, train delayed by blizzard in Kansas; 6 cars. Photographed: site unknown, March 24, 1957.

City of St. Louis

City of St. Louis

Los Angeles–St. Louis City of St. Louis at Summit, Calif., 1955.

City of St. Louis at Rawlins, Wyo. While …

City of St. Louis at Rawlins, Wyo.

While carmen are inspecting a train or making air, steam, or electrical connections between cars, they protect themselves by marking the train with blue flags at each end of the consist. Standard rule 26 states that a train or other equipment can’t be moved or coupled to when so marked. A metal blue flag is hung on the rear car of the UP’s westbound City of St. Louis while the train is serviced at Rawlins, Wyo., on March 14, 1954.
R. S. Plummer photo