There is a good size tunnel between Birmingham and Atlanta. Closer to Birmingham.
Yes if a train was operated by several railroads you usually had to get a complete timetable from each line to get the full schedule. And the...
You might want to change the typo from PRO to RPO. Lots of folks today do not know that RPO means Railway Post Office
The Commodore Vanderbilt was also all pullman for years
Persons who have to ''go' rather quickly and perhaps more frequently than most do appreciate in room toilets. Of course I could not possibly mean...
I agree with zephyr17 on the above as usual.
Some of us remember the cruel and stupid case of the L&N discontinuing the Cincinnati to New...
Of course within Chicago to Florida might be Chicago to Atlanta. At one time a very fine train known as the Georgian ran in addition to...
The best scenery in the US is---hands down---the westbound CZ. shortly after leaving Denver.
Did you google? You will find some photos that way.
For historical reference there used to be about six routes from the northwest to Florida points,most with more than one train
Any chance your Southern experience included The Tennessean? I have an equipment question if so.
To the second question, a clear yes.
Union Station downtown served Louisville & Nashville, Nashville Chattanooga & St Louis Attantic Coast...
Yes that is all that was left. Both downtown stations had been torn down,
The various Southern RR trains that went NYC, WAS ,ATLanta NOL all...
Timetables. I have them from way back.
I was on the remnant of the L&N Georgian from Chattanooga to Atlanta.. I returned to Chattanooga that night on Geryhound,an hour faster.
Here is mine,
I never traveled on...
We all know that improved highways and airports hurt the train. And has been explained the loss of the mail contract also hurt.
It can also be...
Many trains were much shorter at the the end of operations
For example,the remnant of the Georgian,the last train thru Chattanooga, was 2 or 3...
The southbound Crescent has 24 minute padding into Atlanta from much smaller
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