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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's aerotrain

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's aerotrain
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: March 1956
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's aerotrain. This experimental passenger train ran from Los Angeles, California to San Diego, California before being discontinued due to its bulkiness and awkwardness.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers--Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers--Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between January 1956 and February 1956
This black and white photograph shows actress and comedian Lucille Ball and her husband actor and musician Desi Arnaz talking to a porter from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company. The couple were promoting their movie "Forever Darling" with a cross country tour, by way of the Santa Fe's Super Chief, to major U.S. cities.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's troop train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's troop train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1945
This black and white photograph shows a pullman porter assisting soldiers returning from the South Pacific aboard an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's troop train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company employees
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coach porter and a nurse assisting a passenger onto a train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company porter

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company porter
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1965 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows a porter helping a couple with their luggage as they board the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Super Chief passenger train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company porter

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company porter
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1955 and 1965
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coach porter assisting a passenger with a new hand luggage cart.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company troop train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company troop train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows a view of a Pullman porter accepting a pair of boots to be polish from a soldier in a sleeping berth aboard an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company military train.


People boarding the El Capitan passenger train

People boarding the El Capitan passenger train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1955 and 1959
A photograph showing people boarding Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's El Capitan passenger train with assistance from a porter.


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