Union Pacific Railroad - Photo Archive: Passenger Trains of the City Fleet

Union Pacific Railroad - Photo Archive: Passenger Trains of the City Fleet

by John Kelly
     
 


On February 12, 1934, Union Pacific premiered the M-10000, the first lightweight, streamlined passenger train, calling it “Tomorrow’s Train Today.” The tiny brown-and-yellow speedster offered hope and promise for America’s future during the Great Depression. Later renamed City of Salina, the train was the beginning of Union Pacific’s… See more details below

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On February 12, 1934, Union Pacific premiered the M-10000, the first lightweight, streamlined passenger train, calling it “Tomorrow’s Train Today.” The tiny brown-and-yellow speedster offered hope and promise for America’s future during the Great Depression. Later renamed City of Salina, the train was the beginning of Union Pacific’s City Fleet of streamliners including the City of Los Angeles, City of San Francisco, City of Portland, City of Denver and Challenger, departing from Chicago and serving all the West. Union Pacific system map, timetables, travel brochures, and advertising are featured.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583882368
Publisher:
Enthusiast Books
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Photo Archive Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,434,946
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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