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On a fast streamliner

Harry G. Jackson

On a fast streamliner

fun from New York to Frisco; a trainload of loud laughs

by Harry G. Jackson

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Published by Thos. W. Jackson Publishing Co. in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Harry G. Jackson ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6161 .J285
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6380982M
LC Control Number38039616
OCLC/WorldCa6912116

Streamliner Memories. Category Archives: Santa Fe Super Chief ← Older posts. Fast Trains of the ’30s and Earlier. Posted on Febru by Gary Garth McCann. The list above is from the Lucius Beebe book High Iron published in These s records are a sad commentary on the lack of development of high-speed rail in the U.S. I. Fast Freight This is a wonderful, vintage promotional film, titled, "Fast Freight", that was produced for the Minneapolis and St Louis Railway. It's about an M&StL shipper customer who is provided an opportunity to ride aboard one of the railway's "Fast Freights" from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Peoria, Illinois and consequently he's able to.

The list above is from the Lucius Beebe book High Iron published in These s records are a sad commentary on the lack of development of high-speed rail in the U.S. I couldn't resist reproducing the photo below, also from High Iron, because it's a unique view (shot facing forward, rather than toward the rounded end) of. If you are interested in the history of streamlined trains, start with this blog’s first post about Union Pacific’s M Then click on the next post (“Enter the Zephyr”), and continue reading about each new streamlined train.

Get this from a library! The art of the streamliner. [Bob Johnston, (Writer on passenger trains); Joe Welsh; Mike Schafer] -- "By the early 20th century, as the railroad became a vital means of moving people and goods, trains and locomotives became the focus of some of . The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1, km/h ( mi/h) (Mach ), set by Andy Green (UK) on 15 October in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, in Thrust SSC.. Although Thrust SSC is the first car to break the sound barrier, it is alleged that Budweiser Rocket Car, driven by Stan Barrett (US), reached a speed of 1, km/h ( mi/h) at Edwards.


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By Kyle Cheromcha Septem Author: Kyle Cheromcha. More than 16 years of planning came to fruition in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, during the first weekend in October, when more than 20 vintage streamlined locomotives gathered for “Streamliners ” The idea of a streamliner event “down under” dates to A streamliner is a vehicle incorporating streamlining in a shape providing reduced air resistance.

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