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View Resource State Street North from Madison, Chicago
State Street, Chicago

A chromolithograph of Chicago, with cable cars on State Street and Chicago's elevated structure on Lake Street. Jackson traveled on the Chicago & North Western, making a series of images published in remarkably faithful color. The view shows numerous tall buildings, large crowds of people, and horse-drawn conveyances. Chicago's loop with notable tall buildings on both sides of State Street,...

View Resource Santa Fe Station and Palms in Oceanside, California (editor's title)
AT&SF Oceanside depot

Tall, elegant palms sway over the Santa Fe’s Oceanside depot roof on a sunny southern California day in December 1986. The Mission-style structure was dedicated in December 1946 and replaced the original station, which was built in 1888. In 1987, the condemned depot was torn down and the yard switching operations moved north to Camp Pendleton. Oceanside now has a new transit center with service...

View Resource Railroad Enthusiasts at Train Festival 2009 (editor's title)
Eighteen railroad enthusiasts waiting at a railroad crossing for steam locomotive 4449 during Train Festival 2009

Railroad enthusiasts, most carrying cameras, form a "photo line" at a railroad crossing near Owosso, Michigan, during Train Festival 2009, waiting for an excursion powered by steam locomotive no. 4449. About 36,000 people attended the four-day event, billed as "America's Largest Celebration of Railroading in 2009." Eight operating steam locomotives were present. The proliferation of cameras...

View Resource Daylight Locomotive Gleams in Indiana Sun (editor's title)
Southern Pacific's 1937-designed streamlined steam locomotive for the Daylight in Indiana on its way to Owosso, Michigan.

Having had to travel without its passenger cars by a circuitous route because of too-tight clearances at bridges, steam locomotive No. 4449 waits on a siding at Michigan City, Indiana, for a diesel to bring its train from Chicago on the last leg of its trip from Portland to Owosso, Michigan, for “America’s Largest Celebration of Railroading in 2009.” The Daylight engine was one of the highlights...

View Resource Stylized Santa Fe Logo on Railroad Maintenance of Way Shed (editor's title)
Close-up view of a stylized Santa Fe logo on a wooden maintenance shed along the railroad

Stylized logo of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway on the sliding door of a maintenance of way shed at the crossing of the AT&SF and Southern Pacific in Stockton, California. The photo was made February 12, 1981, shortly after the shed was repainted. The "speed logo" features the wheel moving forward with the tails of the letters "S" and "F" trailing and leading it. It was unusual for such...

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