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    "See Union Pacific's Latest High-Speed Streamline Train" Railroad Advertising Poster, 1934. "New 6 Car Train with 3 Pullman Sleeping Cars." At bottom: "On Exhibit Worcester Sunday November 4 - 10 A.M. - 9 P.M. Boston & Albany Station." 27" x 41", marked "Litho Print U.S.A." at lower right. The stark red and black graphics show a Union Pacific's diesel-electric M-10001, their second streamliner, coming down the tracks. This was the first such train to feature Pullman sleeping cars which were manufactured in Worcester. In 1934, this train made a transcontinental Los Angeles to New York run in under fifty-seven hours, a record that has never been broken. Some light soiling in lower border, minor repairs on verso, fine condition.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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