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Overland Route- Out of Print


Overland Route Passenger Trains by noted passenger train author, John F. Strauss, Jr. features this very comprehensive history including train consists taken from actual railroad records, major depot arrival/departure records, hundreds of passenger train photos and passenger car photos, both in vivid color and sharp historical black & white. The major railroads involved include the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Chicago & North Western, Milwaukee Road, Wabash and Norfolk & Western. Not only are all of the famous “City” trains included, i.e. City of Los Angeles, City of San Francisco, City of Portland, City of Denver, City of St. Louis, and City of Kansas City, but many of the secondary trains such as the Los Angeles Limited, the Utahn, the Portland Rose, and the San Francisco Overland. The timeline stretches from post-War 1947, when the consists were divided up, until the coming of Amtrak on May 1, 1971.


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