Tag Archives: Southern Pacific

Crossing New Mexico at night

“A highball with a fellow traveler in the lounge as the New Mexico night rushed past the windows was a solace for human ills.” Beebe and Clegg, The Trains We Rode. This 1930s Southern Pacific Railroad photo was taken on … Continue reading

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French Quarter lounge on the Sunset Limited, 1950s

The 1950s “French Quarter Lounge” car on the Southern Pacific Sunset Limited, New Orleans-Los Angeles, a train still run┬áby Amtrak today (with different equipment, of course). Todd and I have ridden it several times. Photo from my brochure collection; for … Continue reading

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