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6 edition of Chicago"s Passenger Trains found in the catalog.

Chicago"s Passenger Trains

Robert P. Olmsted

Chicago"s Passenger Trains

A Gallery of Portraits, 1956-1981

by Robert P. Olmsted

  • 84 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by McMillan Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illinois,
  • Railroad trains,
  • Trains,
  • Chicago Region

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8389759M
    ISBN 100934228108
    ISBN 109780934228107
    OCLC/WorldCa9640905

    The Texas Chief was the Santa Fe's only such train within the fleet that was not a transcontinental operation. However, it operated as the only streamliner providing direct service between Chicago and Texas at Galveston along the Gulf Coast. It was inaugurated a few years following World War II and not surprisingly, thanks to the Santa Fe's unparalleled devotion to passenger rail . The Meadowlark (pretty nice name for a passenger train) ran from Chicago to Joppa, covering the miles in for 44 mph with 22 intermediate stops, departing Chicago at pm arriving in Joppa at am.

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    Three midwestern railroads introduced luxury passenger service in , competing for Chicago–Twin Cities business and leisure travelers. Chicago and North Western’s modern, sleek, and fast rail line began with a conventional steam-powered train dubbed the “” and named after its ambitious schedule: “ miles in minutes.”. The Chicago and Northwestern passenger depot in Visible are the stages of the Parmelee Transfer which shuttled between all Chicago railroad terminals. The City of Chicago granted Parmalee the exclusive franchise for station transfer trade moving passengers and baggage, which the company held until


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Chicago"s Passenger Trains by Robert P. Olmsted Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book contains many photos both in black and white and many in color of the passenger trains that either departed or arrived in Chicago from the s until the Amtrak era.

The book is divided into chapters showing the railroads that used Chicago Union Station plus the other passenger stations. The book contains many photos both in black and white and many in color of the passenger trains that either departed or arrived in Chicago from the s until the Amtrak era.

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