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.


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

  2. Makes me want to travel by train.


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