... rail hostess!

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  • Steve Collins 3y

    before they had TVs displaying the route, someone had to stand by the map the whole journey and trace it slowly with her finger.
  • M0GNM 3y

    If only commuter trains were like this!
  • totallymystified 3y

    If they'd put some more windows in they wouldn't have needed a map!
  • Janice M 3y

    Lol , i'm always searching for the "like" button to like the picture and those comments, gggrrr :)
  • Keith Hall 3y

    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...
  • Era: '51 Gone to Ipernity 3y

    Janice M
    Try the 'Favorite' star above and to the left of the pic.
  • Era: '51 Gone to Ipernity 3y

    "...and this is where the US Government first abrogated a treaty with Native Americans."
  • Douglas606 3y

    "....and this is where we used duck for cover when the arrows came through the windows.....those were exciting days..."
  • Era: '51 Gone to Ipernity 3y

    "...and this is the call button for the attendant. It is disconnected."
  • Hello Chicago 3y

    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?
  • docarelle 3y

    No ashtray for the children?
  • Hello Chicago 3y

    No burbon for the young girl?
  • Rick Hawkinson 3y

    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."
  • James Vaughan 2y

    Rick Hawkinson
    ... thanks for the insights!
  • Rick Hawkinson 2y

    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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