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Photo Id# AAC-8230
Title [Stewardess-nurse on the "City of San Francisco" streamlined train] [graphic].
Date 1938 Jan. 17.
Description 1 photographic print: b&w.
Location Folder: S.F. Transportation-Railroads-"City of San Francisco"-Interiors.
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Notes On back: "INFORMATION FOR THE PRESS. From Southern Pacific News Bureau. NEW STREAMLINER FOR S.F.-CHICAGO RUN - The new 'City of San Francisco,' largest and most luxurious streamliner in the world, will be placed in service between San Francisco and Chicago January 8. Powered by a 5400-horsepower Diesel-electric locomotive, the super streamliner will be a 17-car train, capable of speeds up to 110 miles an hour. It will have accommodations for 222 passengers. To be operated jointly by Southern Pacific, Union Pacific and Chicago & North Western railroads, the new 'City of San Francisco' will feature many innovations, both in equipment and service. Photo shows: Stewardess-nurse using intercommunicating telephone aboard the new train."
Copy Negative Negative #10161
Subject Transportation -- Railroads -- "City of San Francisco".
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Photographs.
Railroads -- California -- San Francisco.
Series San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection