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Image: A28488-1 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad. The Olympian Hiawatha was built by the Milwaukee Road for the Pacific Northwest. She was pulled by a diesel-electric locomotive. Brought on to do the Tacoma to Chicago run, she could make it to Chicago in 45 hours - 14 less then the previous train.  All her cars were air conditioned, and she pulled several specialty cars including a dormitory-baggage car, Touralux sleeping cars, the Tip Top Grill car, and a dining car with angle seating. She was on display June 28, 1947 at the Milwaukee Road Station at 102 East 25th Street. (T.Times, 6/25/1947, p.11)  TPL-9361
Image: A28488-1 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad. The Olympian Hiawatha was built by the Milwaukee Road for the Pacific Northwest. She was pulled by a diesel-electric locomotive. Brought on to do the Tacoma to Chicago run, she could make it to Chicago in 45 hours - 14 less then the previous train. ...
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