14 July 2014

Art Deco/Streamliner Trains of the 30s

New York Central's 20th Century Limited


Burlington Mark Twain Zephyr


Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 streamliner J-611


British Mallard was world's fastest steam train (1938)


Northwestern streamliners at Chicago, 1945


Milwaukee Road Hiawatha


Hiawatha featured radical observation car!


observation car interior


New York Central's Mercury (Chicago-Detroit route)


B&O ├ćolus featured all-stainless steel body


Philadelphia & Reading Railroad's Crusader




Milwaukee Road streamliner pulls out of Chicago


Illinois Central's Green Diamond (Chicago-St Louis)
utilized one of the first Diesel-powered trains


Baltimore and Ohio streamliner President Adams


Santa Fe Blue Goose


Blue Goose brass (period) scale model


Union Pacific Forty-Niner pulled by streamlined loco




Santa Fe Chief observation car, 1945

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