Tag: Union Pacific

View All Tags

/ / / / /

A Few Funny Things about the Union Pacific Railroad in 1941

July 26, 2012 at 11:52 AM | by | ()

In the spring of 1941, the Union Pacific Railroad issued another of their full schedule booklets. The country was not yet at war, families were still heading off to vacation at National Parks and taking the train to reach them, and metal was for railroad tracks, not battleships. In the summer of 2012, the Union Pacific Railroad schedule booklet for spring 1941 fell into our hands, and we'd like to share a little bit of it with you now.

We've skipped past the timetables to focus directly on the ads that made up the final few pages, the ones advertising special services and upgrades.

more ›