Monday, July 21, 2014

Great Domes on the Great Northern


"The Great Northern Railway is an engineering masterpiece blessed by some of
the most wonderful scenery in America." --- John would agree.

Its Empire Builder glides past towering Rocky Mountains in Glacier National Park ... along jade rivers and white-capped Puget Sound ... through the forested Cascades ... on its super-scenic trail between Chicago and Seattle.  This old advertisement from Budd, the company that built rail cars, is probably from the 1950s.

Thank you for stopping by John's Island.

2 comments:

  1. Makes me want to return to those days, so it must be a very successful advertising campaign. Thanks for sharing it. :-)

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  2. Makes me want to travel by train.

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