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lines. Time for local sight-seeing planned. Fare, including air and rail transportation. hotels, and transfers, about $1400 from New York City. For further information. send stamped, self-addressed envelope to Frank B. Fairbanks, 512 Glen Arden Dr., Pittsburgh 8, l'a.
February 1962: Special-car party from Washington, D. C., to New Orleans, La., for Mardi Gras will make stops en route (for choice of side trips, tours, visiting). Information and reservations are available from Rail Travel, P. O. Box 62, Alexandria, Va.
February 11: Wintertime trolley ramble over lines of Pittsburgh Railways Company will be sponsored by Pennsylvania Railway Museum Association. Trip will cover lines in Pittsburgh north side and east end districts. Group will leave from Craft Avenue carhouse 9 a.m. and will pass Penn Station 9:15 a.m. A 1700-series city PCC will be used. Fare, $4, payable on car. For further information, write Pennsylvania Railway Museum Association, P. O. Box 832, Pittsburgh 30, Pa.
February 18: Annual North Shore excursion from Chicago to Milwaukee and return will be sponsored by Illini Railroad Club. Group will depart 9 a.m. from Roosevelt Road; return about 6:30 p.m. Freight engines will be used from North Chicago to Milwaukee and return. Visit will be made to Illinois Electric Railroad Museum. Fare, $8. For further information, contact Illini Railroad Club, Box 62, Champaign, Ill.
February 18: New Haven excursion covering Canal Line from New Haven, Conn., to Williamsburg, Mass., will be sponsored by Connecticut Valley Chapter of National Railway Historical Society. Fare, $6.50; children, $3.25. For further information, contact Edward G. Kelly, trip chairman, Connecticut Valley Chapter, NRHS, 20 Lake Pl., New Haven 11, Conn.
February 23-25: Special dome coach with leg rests will be added to Burlington No. 29, the Fast Mail, to Omaha. After a layover of approximately 8 hours in Omaha, return will be made on No. 14. piggybackonly train. Both of these trains do not normally carry Group will leave Chicago 9 p.m. Friday; return to Chicago 4:15 a.m. Sunday. Tickets limited to capacity of coach. Fare, $31. For information and tickets, write Railroad Club of Chicago, 55 E. Bellevue Pl., Chicago 11, Ill.
February 25: Southern Pacific excursion, sponsored by Golden West Railfans, will operate from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base. Trip will cover 150 miles of Pacific shoreline on route of Daylights: stopover will be made at Santa Barbara. At Vandenberg, military personnel will conduct tour of facilities. Train will carry Daylight-type coaches, two lounge cars, open-door baggage ear, and hamburgergrill car. Los Angeles departure is 8:30 a.m.; return is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Fare, $14.75; children 5 to 12. $7.75. For reservations or further informa
tion, contact Golden West Railfans, 215 W. 5th St., Rm. 323, Los Angeles 13, Calif.
March 26-April 7: Railfan tour to Colombia will depart Miami International Airport 2:20 p.m. on Braniff jet flight 977, will arrive Bogota 6:50 p.m. Monday. Inspection will be made of Bogota Yards of Colombian National Railways; steam-powered 3-footgauge train (standard gauge of Colombia) will be taken through Andes on 8000-foot descent on grades as high as 5.5 per cent, then up to Ibague; diesel rail car will accommodate tour group from Armenia to Cali, where shops of Pacific Division of National Railways will be toured; from Cali steam-powered train will be used to traverse valley to Pereira; again diesel rail car will take group to Cartago and over mountains to La Pintada; special steam train will be provided on Antioquia State Railway to make 7000-foot climb in 50 miles through many tunnels to Caldas, then descent to Medellin. Group will leave Medellin Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m. aboard Avianca for Panama Five-foot-gauge Panama Railroad will be ridden from Balboa to Colon. Braniff flight 986 will take group from Panama to Miami for 5 p.m. arrival. Plenty of sight-seeing. many side tours, and innumerable op portunities for picture-taking are arranged. Cost of tour, $575 from Miami. For further information, write Sanders World Travel Inc., 939 Shoreham Bldg., Washington 5, D. C.
April 13-15: Re-enactment of Great Locomotive Chase will be attended by special party which will leave Chicago 3:45 p.m. [CST] Friday on Chicago & Eastern Illinois-Louisville & Nashville Georgian. Group will participate in L&N's re-creation of Civil War railroad event. General will run under its own power and be "chased" by L&N special train. Reserved accommodations are available on special, and connéetion west is guaranteed. Sight-seeing arrangements during layover in Chattanooga are being made. Return to Chicago will be at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. Fare, including tax and fare on special train: coach, $43; upper berth, $78; lower berth, $83; roomette, $91: double bedroom (double occupancy only), $87 each. For reservations ($10 deposit required) and information, write General Agent. Passenger Department Louisville & Nashville Railroad, 103 W. Adams St. Chicago 3, Ill.; or Railroad Club of Chicago, 3320 N. Sacramento, Chicago 18, Ill.
June 2-9: Steam-powered Burlington special from Chicago to Lincoln, Nebr., en route to excursion ĐȚ Denver & Rio Grande Western narrow gauge will be sponsored by Illini Railroad Club. Train will operate from Denver via Moffat tunnel, will return via Royal Gorge to Alamosa, Colo. Narrow-gauge portion of trip includes all lines. Colorado & Southern steam side trip is to be made from Denver to Ft. Collins on return trip. Steam will be used from Lincoln to Chicago. All types of Pullman accommodations are available. Fares, from $186.35. For further informa tion and reservations, contact Illini Railroad Club, P. O. Box 62, Champaign, Ill.
Superb Enlargements of steam on AT&SF, SP, UP, other Far West and Mexican roads. Action and still, highest quality. Slides and movies too. Catalog and samples 25c (refunded with first order). Stan Kistler, Box 4068, Pasadena, Calif.
Old American, British rail mags., books, miscellany. List. Walt Harris, 1668 Brandon Ave. S. W., Roanoke, Va.
John A. Krave, 429 Ford Building, Detroit 26, Mich., sells quality original steam negatives of the following roads: CNR, CPR, NYC, PRR, B&O, GTW, UP, SOU, SAL, NKP, MILW, C&NW, D&RGW, AT&SF, WP, QC, N&W, CB&Q, C&S, and L&N. Please remit 10c in coin for list of each road desired. Sizes of negatives are given on each list. Postcard and 4 x 5 inch negatives are $2.50 each. All other smaller sizes are $1.50 each. All of the above negatives are sold on approval.
Angels Flight. Just published 36-page book on this 60-year-old cable line. Photos and scale drawings. $1.00. La Siesta Press, Box 406, Glendale, Calif. New and unique! 12" LP recording "Steam Power Along The Chicago & North Western Railway" features mainline whistles and steam echoes, also a long sequence of a giant Mikado on Ex-2466 in railslipping action and unusual power performance. Historic recording was made on mainline between Chicago 8 mm. Traction Film highlighting the interurban and streetcar era. Brooklyn, Chicago, Milwaukee, Montreal among over 20 systems featured. Full 200', Color $19.50; B&W $9.50. Free Souvenir. Crestline Studios, Box 441. White Plains, N. Y.
and Minneapolis, where a five-mile ascending grade amid 600-foot-high quarzite bluffs at Devils Lake, Wisconsin, gives whistle signals pronounced resounding echoes. You marvel at the fast Pacifics once used on the famous Twin Cities "400. Jacket photos also have special appeal. Single copy. $4.98 or two for $8.00 postpaid. Dealers welcome. RLP Company, 233 Third St.. Baraboo, Wis.
European railroad color slides and photo prints. Free
Collaries - Georgia Pacific
Kosmos Harbor others. Send 50c for list LOG-4A. Railway Negative Exchange, P. O. Box 92. Oakland 4. Calif. PCC Cars - Complete story of Boston MTA PCC cars Pictures, History, Roster 6 pages mailed flat, 50c. Still available, our 17" x 22" MTA Rail map at $1.00 BSRA. Box 102. Cambridge 38. Mass. Narrow Gauge Rio Grande Southern. Packet of 30 paper items, including a train sheet, 1919 timetable reprint, conductor's book, voucher signed by builder of the road Otto Mears, and various operating forms such as time slips. trip pass, train order, etc. Only $6.50 postpaid. We also have Josie Crum's book on the road at $10.50, Colorado Railroad Museum, Box 641. Golden, Colo.
Steam only. Photographs, slides, builders photos & recordings. Giant size list only 25c. Roy F. Wake Railroad Productions, 1429 Congress, Chicago 7. Ill. Locomotive bells, headlights, marker lamps. much more, list 25c. John J. Scott, 3716 Rosebrook Court, Concord, Calif.
Electric, Narrow Gauge and Short Line timetables, maps, literature and other material. Ask for List 8. James E. Davies, 78 Warren Pl., Ridgewood, N. J. Kerosene railroad lanterns for sale. Various types and roads. Free catalog. Lanterns, Box 231, Crawfordsville. Ind.
Westside Logging Negatives. California only, TPL -- Pickering Red River FGS FRPM CV Hammond D&C Michigan California (including wood burners) Santa Cruz YSP Long Bell others. Send 50c for list LOG-1A. Railway Negative Exchange. P. O. Box 92. Oakland 4. Calif. Steam locomotive and diesel slides. Kodachrome originals. Over 450 steam locomotives, 50 diesels. 100 railroads. 0-4-0's to 4-8-8-4's, Shays. Wide selection. List and sample, 30c. Joe Smith, 304 Picker Ave.. Wood River, Ill.
Five sturdy old railroad watches, steam locomotives engraved on backs. 1521 jewel, $20 - $30. god condition. H. W. Rowe, 8 Craig Ct. Pittsburgh 34, l'a.
Train postcards B&W mostly steam, logging mainlines wrecks, etc. Lists and samples. 200 Lester Fremming, 1650 N. Pacific, Kelso, Wash. Traction marker, headlights. Back issues Model Ratroader, Trains. Stamped envelope for list. R. Hungling. 1207 Watervliet, Dayton 20, Ohio.
Long-gone Newburgh, Dutchess, Connecticut; Philadel phia, Reading, New England: Poughkeepsie Eastern Central New England. Interesting payrolls, cheeks agents reports, etc. Original documents -not copies. 10 different $1.00. H. Isham, 1231 Maple St.. Rocky Hill, Conn.
Narrow gauge 2 and 3-footer plans, slides, books. Herb Cearley, 2529 Adams, Long Beach, Calif. Steam, gas trains: 312" to 24" gauge. Photos, detail$1.00. Trains, 33T Winthrop, Rehoboth, Mass. Books: "Steam Locomotive Repair Work," construc tion, repair, dismantling and reassembly of individual parts. Ten new surplus booklets @ $8.00/set. Steam Locomotive," various types, constuction and operation. I.C.C.. defects, breakdowns, management and train rules. Ten new surplus booklets @ $8.00 set. Check or M.O. to C. Veit, 3150 S. 22nd St Milwaukee 15, Wis.
Negatives, West Coast Private & Industrial Railroads (excluding logging railroads). California - OTERE --Washington BC Idaho Nevada & Arizona. Send 50c for List PRIV-1. Railway Negative Exchange. P. O. Box 92, Oakland 4. Calif.
Little Railroad Classics still available: "Narrow Gang to Silverton," 1961 printing: "The Slim Princess. SP Narrow Gange story. $1: "Cab-in-Front.' 50-year history SP backups, $1.50; all generously illustrated Hungerford Press. Reseda 2, Calif.
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