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The new east vs west jigsaw puzzle by Karlmach.

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The new east vs west jigsaw puzzle by Karlmach.
Posted by NP Eddie on Saturday, September 17, 2022 5:47 PM

There is an upcoming jigsaw puzzle by Karlmbach "East meets West in Chicago".

I assume the photo was taken at Roosevelt Road and shows the departing of CBQ and PRR trains. The photo was probably taken about 1950. Where the trains the "California Zephyr" and Broadway Limited? The CBQ locomotives are probably the passenger F3's and PRR E7's.

Any comments?

 

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Posted by pennytrains on Saturday, September 17, 2022 6:28 PM

Here's the description for the puzzle from the Kalmbach Hobby Store:

Symbolic of Chicago’s status as the dividing line between rail passenger service in the East and West, Chicago, Burlington & Quincy’s Exposition Flyer, left, and an unidentified Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train depart Union Station simultaneously for opposite coasts in 1948.

The high-resolution image measures 15" x 21" upon completion.  Also included is a poster that can be used as a handy reference during assembly.

Created exclusively for Classic Trains by Masterpieces, Inc.

Photo: Charles McCreary

Big Smile  Same me, different spelling!  Big Smile

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