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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