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Last Runs Before Amtrak, April 30–May 1, 1971

View a gallery of photos showing the final runs of passenger trains on Santa Fe; Baltimore & Ohio; Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; Penn Central; Delaware & Hudson; Missouri Pacific; and Union Pacific.
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Union Pacific’s “City of Everywhere”

Combined City of Los Angeles, City of San Francisco, City of Portland, and Challenger westbound at Buford, Wyo., May 1; photo by Jim Ehernberger
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