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    1. smallritual 33 months ago | reply

      before they had TVs displaying the route, someone had to stand by the map the whole journey and trace it slowly with her finger.

    2. M0GNM 33 months ago | reply

      If only commuter trains were like this!

    3. totallymystified 33 months ago | reply

      If they'd put some more windows in they wouldn't have needed a map!

    4. Alfatantra 33 months ago | reply

      Lol , i'm always searching for the "like" button to like the picture and those comments, gggrrr :)

    5. thekeithhall 33 months ago | reply

      I love this.

      Looks like they're following the Missouri River. I think she's pointing at something on the Big Sioux.

      upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8d/Missouririver...

    6. Era: '51 - Gone to Ipernity 33 months ago | reply


      Try the 'Favorite' star above and to the left of the pic.

    7. Era: '51 - Gone to Ipernity 33 months ago | reply

      "...and this is where the US Government first abrogated a treaty with Native Americans."

    8. Douglas606 33 months ago | reply

      "....and this is where we used duck for cover when the arrows came through the windows.....those were exciting days..."

    9. Era: '51 - Gone to Ipernity 33 months ago | reply

      "...and this is the call button for the attendant. It is disconnected."

    10. HELLO CHICAGO 33 months ago | reply

      Ladies and gentlemen, I don't mean to alarm you but.....THE BRIDGE IS OUT, THE BRIDGE IS OUT !!!!!!! Ha Ha, just joking. What, no sense of humor?

    11. docarelle 33 months ago | reply

      No ashtray for the children?

    12. HELLO CHICAGO 33 months ago | reply

      No burbon for the young girl?

    13. Timberline1955 28 months ago | reply

      Northern Pacific's premier train the North Coast Limited. The murals were hand painted by Chicago artist Edgar Miller. The NP hired registered nurses for the role of stewardess, back when it was OK to use that term. The role was generically known as "Stewardess Sue."

    14. x-ray delta one 27 months ago | reply


      ... thanks for the insights!

    15. Timberline1955 27 months ago | reply

      My pleasure. This stuff is fun. And it serves the secondary function of keeping me off the street and not getting into trouble.

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