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  • Forum Post: Re: Classic Train Questions Part Deux (50 Years or Older)

    passengerfan Name the three GN trains to be streamlined or semi-streamlined in the GNs own shops? Do you mean the whole train was done by their own shops or just some of it? I mean some of the cars used to outfit the Western Star were home built, while most were ACF. The Oberlin Glacier and Harrison...
  • Forum Post: Re: Classic Train Questions Part Deux (50 Years or Older)

    passengerfan In what year did the GN combine the Western Star and Fast Mail trains? May 23, 1960, By this time, due to steadily decreasing patronage, the Empire Builder had already lost its observation car.
  • Forum Post: Re: Classic Train Questions Part Deux (50 Years or Older)

    passengerfan Texas Zepher passengerfan In what year did the GN combine the Western Star and Fast Mail trains? May 23, 1960, By this time, due to steadily decreasing patronage, the Empire Builder had already lost its observation car. Absolutely correct it was always an easy date to remember for me as...