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Superdome on Chicagoan (editor's title)

Superdome car on Santa Fe
Santa Fe Budd-built Superdome on train No. 12 the Chicagoan on August 13, 1954.
Source Wallace W. Abbey Collection
Rights Center for Railroad Photography & Art
Date Created 1954-08-13
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Extent 35 mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Unknown
Creator Description Wallace W. “Wally” Abbey's interest in photographing railroads started at Cherryvale, Kansas, where he visited his grandparents during World War II. He kept his camera with him as a journalism student at the University of Kansas, associate editor at Trains, and through a succession of progressively more responsible jobs in the railroad industry. This resulted in the award for lifetime achievement in photography from the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society in 2003. A multi-talented person, he also is known for originating the Soo Line’s red-and-light-grey color scheme of 1962.
Collection Wallace W. Abbey Collection: preservation supported by Trains magazine
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