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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Streamliner Photograph Album
MS 796  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Streamliner Photograph Album
    Dates: Circa 1950s
    Collection Number: MS 796
    Creator/Collector: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Florida East Coast Railway
    Extent: 1 album
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Contains photographs of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Streamliner Photograph Album. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Leslie O. Merrill, 1991

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This album consists of contact prints. Each 8 x 10 sheet shows 12 photos made directly from the negatives. On a photocopy page following each contact print sheet is a description of what each photo is. Also written on the back of each contact print is the photo number of each photo. The first half of the album shows streamliners of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad including "California Zephyr", "Denver Zephyr", "Twin Cities Zephyr", "Silver Streak Zephryr", "Sam Houston Zephyr", "Mark Twain Zephyr", "General Pershing Zephyr", "Texas Zephyr", "Nebraska Zephyr", "Burlington Zephyr", "Pioneer Zephyr", and the "Zephyr Rocket". In the middle of this album is a small group of streamliner photos from the Florida East Coast Railway. The final portion of the album shows streamliners of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway which include: "The Golden Gate", "The Chief", "The Super Chief", "The San Francisco Chief", "The San Diegan", "The El Capitan", and "The Kansas Cityan". [Album 126]