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El Tovar Hotel and Passenger Trains at the Grand Canyon (editor's title)

AT&SF trains and El Tovar Hotel
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe passenger trains at the El Tovar Hotel at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, circa 1950s. The trains are Bankers' Specials. El Tovar Hotel, opened in 1905, was funded by the Santa Fe Railway and operated by the Fred Harvey company. It featured electricity, phones, running water, and fine dining, making it one of the finest hotels west of the Mississippi.
Source Al Richmond, Williams, Arizona
Coverage Spatial, South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Arizona; Temporal, circa 1950s
Rights National Park Service, Grand Canyon Archive
Date Created c1950
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Classification
Extent Not available
Depicted Railroad
Location South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Arizona
Equipment, Locomotive F-series diesels
Builder, locomotive Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation
Collection National Park Service, Grand Canyon Archive
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