Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Streamliner Photograph Album

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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

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Publication Rights

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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]