Re: Abraham Lincoln Friendship Train


Jim Scott
 

Thank you for running this. Reading the progress at Ames was very interesting. Would have liked to have seen this train but I was only 5 years old at the time it left Los Angeles and even if my folks had taken me to the station, I probably wouldn't have remembered it. To read about how the Country would gather together at that time was very interesting and inspiring.

Jim Scott
Lompoc, CA.

----- Original Message ----
From: Charlie Vlk <cvlk@...>
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 1:19:32 PM
Subject: Fw: [STMFC] Abraham Lincoln Friendship Train

Re: [STMFC] Abraham Lincoln Friendship TrainBrian Ehni came up with some references to the Lincoln Friendship Train.... and spookily, there is a shot of the OTHER side of the CB&Q car from the one I have
on eBay right now.....
Charlie Vlk

Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 2:47 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Abraham Lincoln Friendship Train

This popped right up, but it's passenger cars

http://www.ameshist oricalsociety. org/exhibits/ events/friendshi p_train.htm
http://digital. lib.uiowa. edu/cgi-bin/ showfile. exe?CISOROOT= /wwii&CISOPTR= 139

Looks like some of the passenger cars got painted, but the freight cars weren't. The box cars almost look like Pacemakers.. ..

Brian Ehni






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