Category: observation car

SR’s Crescent

SR’s Crescent

New Orleans–Washington Crescent at Greenville, S.C., 1956.

SR’s Southerner

SR’s Southerner

New Orleans–Washington Southerner tavern-lounge-observation 1100, one of three (1100–1102) named Louisiana, built 1941.

Illinois Central Observation on Train 5, the…

Illinois Central  Observation on Train 5, the Panama Limited - Magnolia Star at New Orleans, LA, Uniuon Terminal on November 22, 1967

Illinois Central Observation on Train 5, the Panama Limited – Magnolia Star at New Orleans, LA, Union Terminal on November 22, 1967 by Marty Bernard

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A Roger Puta Photograph

Panama Limited Interiors in 1964 by Marty Ber…

Panama Limited Interiors in 1964

Panama Limited Interiors in 1964 by Marty Bernard

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Roger Puta was on the northbound Illinois Central Panama Limited one morning in May 1964 in the southern suburbs of Chicago. Observation Car either Gulfport or Memphis.

Southern Belle

Southern Belle

Kansas City–New Orleans Southern Belle at Texarkana, Texas, Oct. 24, 1969. Consist: bulk mail car, coach, diner-lounge-observation.

Southern Belle

Southern Belle

Observation car of Kansas City–New Orleans Southern Belle, 1948.

Obeservation car on Southern Ry’s Birmi…

Obeservation car on Southern Ry's Birmingham Special at Union Station, Wash DC 1929 LOC17535u

Obeservation car on Southern Ry’s Birmingham Special at Union Station, Wash DC 1929 LOC17535u by George Lane

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Source of photograph: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)

Man O’ War

Man O’ War

Atlanta–Columbus, Ga., Man O’ War on display at Fort Benning before entering service, 1947.

Man O’ War

Man O’ War

Visitors and CofG officials in Atlanta–Columbus, Ga., Man O’ War’s tavern-observation car at Columbus before entering service, June 1947.

Central of Georgia’s postwar streamliners

Central of Georgia’s postwar streamliners

Central of Georgia launched two new intrastate streamliners in 1947. At an unidentified location, the Atlanta–Savannah Nancy Hanks II (left) stands beside the Columbus–Atlanta Man o’ War.
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