Category: orleanean

MP, Eunice, Louisiana, 1965 by Center for Rai…

MP, Eunice, Louisiana, 1965

MP, Eunice, Louisiana, 1965 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Eastbound Missouri Pacific Railroad Orleanean (left) passes counterpart at Eunice, Louisiana, in August 1965. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-060-04

MP, Eunice, Louisiana, 1965 by Center for Rai…

MP, Eunice, Louisiana, 1965

MP, Eunice, Louisiana, 1965 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Eastbound Missouri Pacific Railroad Orleanean meets counterpart at Rock Island crossing in Eunice, Louisiana, in July 1965. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-060-05

With bell ringing, the Missouri Pacific’s we…

With bell ringing, the Missouri Pacific’s westbound ORLEANEAN was pulling out of the Illinois Central’s UNION STATION in New Orleans to begin its all-day trip to Houston. This train and its overnight counterpart, the HOUSTONIAN, operated over the Illinois Central for the 90 miles between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, where they crossed the Mississippi River. An IC express car was right behind the locomotive and would be set out at Baton Rouge, while the last car was a Pullman bound for Oakland, California via the Santa Fe.

6/15/1950