STREAMLINED DIESEL FRISCO METEOR TEXAS SPECIAL TRAIN

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 21, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

FRISCO METEOR
& TEXAS SPECIAL
STREAMLINED DIESEL POWERED
TWIN RAILROAD TRAIN CARS
UNUSED GENUINE RARE MWM
LINEN POSTCARD POST CARD

ENTIRE POSTCARD SHOWN, I NEVER CROP AN IMAGE TO MAKE THE POSTCARD APPEAR SHARPER AND BETTER THAN IT ACTUALLY IS -- I CONSIDER THAT PRACTICE TO BE UNETHICAL.

Please Note: any pixilation or straight white lines
is an anomaly of the scanner and not on the postcard.

ON BACK:

FRISCO LOGO

Twin Trains to Oklahoma and Texas -- Streamlined, Diesel Powered METEOR and TEXAS SPECIAL ... Now in Service.

19 Description UNUSED RARE LINEN POSTCARD Meteor (St. Louis-San Francisco Railway) QUICK FACTS:
The Meteor was a named passenger train operated by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (a.k.a SLSF or "the Frisco"). It ran overnight between Oklahoma City and St. Louis via Tulsa. The name was shared with a branch line Meteor running between Monett, Missouri, and Paris, Texas. Later this line was truncated to terminate at Fort Smith, Arkansas. These Frisco trains should not be confused with Amtrak's Silver Meteor. Frisco locomotives No. 4500, 4501 and 4502, three of twenty-five Northern class Baldwin 4-8-4s built during for Frisco during World War II were designated for use on the Meteor. These locomotives were delivered in a distinctive zephyr blue, white and gray paint scheme wi
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