Big Boy 4-8-8-4 Mallet type engine
Title:
Big Boy 4-8-8-4 Mallet type engine
Chrome PM 1950 May-13


Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR Exhibit
Title:
Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR Exhibit
Chrome PM 1949 Jun-25



Narrow Gauge Deadwood Central Train
Title:
Narrow Gauge Deadwood Central Train
Chrome PM 1948 Jul-20


Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair
Chicago Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1949 Jun-25

Description:
A train of early-day equipment that operated years ago on Burlington Lines in Colorado carries Chicago Railroad Fair visitors from one end of the grounds to the other. The names of the engine and cars are reminiscent of the old Deadwood Central Railroad that served the Black Hills of South Dakota in the exciting days of Deadwood Dick and other well-known western characters.



Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair
Chicago Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1949 Jun-25

Description:
A train of early-day equipment that operated years ago on Burlington Lines in Colorado carries Chicago Railroad Fair visitors from one end of the grounds to the other. The names of the engine and cars are reminiscent of the old Deadwood Central Railroad that served the Black Hills of South Dakota in the exciting days of Deadwood Dick and other well-known western characters.


Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train At Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train At Chicago Railroad Fair
Chicago Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1948 Aug-2

Description:
A train of early-day equipment that operated years ago on Burlington Lines in Colorado carries Chicago Railroad Fair visitors from one end of the grounds to the other. The names of the engine and cars are reminiscent of the old Deadwood Central Railroad that served the Black Hills of South Dakota in the exciting days of Deadwood Dick and other well-known western characters.



Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train At Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train At Chicago Railroad Fair
Linen PM 1949 Jun-25

Description:
A train of early-day equipment that operated years ago on Burlington Lines in Colorado carries Chicago Railroad Fair visitors from one end of the grounds to the other. The names of the engine and cars are reminiscent of the old Deadwood Central Railroad that served the Black Hills of South Dakota in the exciting days of Deadwood Dick and other well-known western characters.


Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair
Chicago Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1949 Jun-25

Description:
A train of early-day equipment that operated years ago on Burlington Lines in Colorado carries Chicago Railroad Fair visitors from one end of the grounds to the other. The names of the engine and cars are reminiscent of the old Deadwood Central Railroad that served the Black Hills of South Dakota in the exciting days of Deadwood Dick and other well-known western characters.



Old New Orleans in Chicago - Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Old New Orleans in Chicago - Chicago Railroad Fair
Chicago Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1949 Oct-2

Description:
Illinois Central Exhibit of Old New Orleans


World's Fastest Locomotive - Pennsylvania Railroad's No. 7002 127.1 Miles an Hour
Title:
World's Fastest Locomotive - Pennsylvania Railroad's No. 7002 127.1 Miles an Hour
Linen unused

Description:
The world's fastest run by a railroad train was made by the Broadway Limited of the Pennsylvania Railroad on Monday, June 12, 1905, when it ran 127.1 miles an hour between AY Tower and Elida, Ohio. The Broadway Limited was pulled by coal burning steam Locomotive 7002, and although many swift runs have been made in recent years by steam, electric and diesel locomotives, none has equalled the 127.1 mile an hour record run established in 1905. At the Chicago Railroad Fair of 1949, Locomotive 7002 stands on a section of P.R.R. standard roadbed with rails weighing 155-piounds to the yard - heaviest in the world.



Chicago & Eastern Illinois R.R. Exhibit, Chicago Railroad Fair
Title:
Chicago & Eastern Illinois R.R. Exhibit, Chicago Railroad Fair
Chrome unused

Description:
Beside the blue waters of Lake Michigan, the "Southern Colonial Mansion" which houses the C&EI transportation exhibit is set in the vegetation of Florida...scale reproduction of that state in flowers...Stephen Foster diorama...scale model of the route serving all Dixieland.


Hall Of Science
Title:
Hall Of Science
Linen unused

Description:
An interesting view of the Hall of Science showing details of modernistic design of architecture. This illustration represents but a very small section of the Science Building. Which is 700 feet long and 400 feet wide



Chicago Eastern Illinois Exhibit
Title:
Chicago Eastern Illinois Exhibit
Real Photo unused

Description:
Florida in Chicago. Chicago Railroad Fair 1949


New Orleans French Quarter
Title:
New Orleans French Quarter
Real Photo unused

Description:
Illinois Central Exhibit Chicago Railroad Fair 1949



Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad
Title:
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad
Real Photo unused

Description:
"Florida in Chicago". Chicago Railroad Fair 1949.


Bank Of Gold Gulch
Title:
Bank Of Gold Gulch
Real Photo unused

Description:
Continental-Illinois National Bank & Trust Co. Chicago Railroad Fair 1949



Eastern Railroads And Pullman Co. Exhibit
Title:
Eastern Railroads And Pullman Co. Exhibit
Real Photo unused

Description:
Chicago Railroad Fair 1949


Eastern Railroads Pylon
Title:
Eastern Railroads Pylon
Real Photo unused

Description:
Chicago Railroad Fair 1949



Etrusan-Wishing Well Florida In Chicago Exhibit
Title:
Etrusan-Wishing Well Florida In Chicago Exhibit
Real Photo unused

Description:
Chicago Railroad Fair 1949


Fred Harvey Exhibit
Title:
Fred Harvey Exhibit
Real Photo unused

Description:
Chicago Railroad Fair 1949



Frontier Town Of Gold Rush Days
Title:
Frontier Town Of Gold Rush Days
Real Photo unused

Description:
"Gold Gulch". Chicago Railroad Fair 1949.


Gold Gulch Opera House
Title:
Gold Gulch Opera House
Real Photo unused

Description:
Chicago Railroad Fair 1949



Western Wonderlands Exhibit
Title:
Western Wonderlands Exhibit
Real Photo unused

Description:
Union Pacific Railroad Chicago Railroad Fair 1949


Big Boy Mallet Type Engine
Title:
Big Boy Mallet Type Engine
Linen unused

Description:
Big Boy, a giant 4-8-8-4 Mallet type engine, is 133 feet long, nearly one-half the length of a city block, weighs 1,208,750 pounds, and has a fuel capacity of 28 tons. This monster of the rails is hinged in the center to permit it to take curves it otherwise could not accomplish. One Big Boy does the work which formerly required two locomotives, and when under full steam consumes 100,000 pounds of water and 22,000 pounds of coal per hour. It sets a world standard for size and power. Union Pacific Railroad has a large fleet of these giants in service. From Union Pacific Exhibit Chicago Railroad Fair. June 25 - October 2, 1949. Travellers think of Union Pacific when they plan trips to or from the Scenic West - Denver - Salt Lake City - Los Angeles - San Francisco - Portland. Fine streamliners and other comfortable passenger trains daily via Union Pacific. Chicago Railroad Fair June 25-October 2, 1949



Approach To Santa Fe Indian Village
Title:
Approach To Santa Fe Indian Village
Real Photo unused

Description:
Chicago Railroad Fair 1949


Moffat Tunnel
Title:
Moffat Tunnel
Real Photo unused

Description:
Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Chicago Railroad Fair 1949



World's Fastest Locomotive
Title:
World's Fastest Locomotive
Linen unused

Description:
The world's fastest run by a railroad train was made by the Broadway Limited of the Pennsylvania Railroad on Monday, June 12, 1905, when it ran 127.1 miles an hour between AY tower and Elida, Ohio. The Broadway Limited was pulled by coal-burning steam Locomotive 7002, and although many swift runs have been made in recent years by steam, electric and diesel locomotives, none has equaled the 127.1 mile an hour record run established in 1905. At the Chicago Railroad Fair of 1949, Locomotive 7002 stands on a section of P. R.R. standard roadbed with rails weighing 155 - pounds to the yard - heaviest in the world.




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