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The Knickerbocker Arrives in St. Lous

The Knickerbocker Arrives in St. Louis
The New York Central's westbound Knickerbocker no. 41, New York to St. Louis streamliner, arrives at St. Louis Union Station.
Alternate Title Age of Streamliners: 45
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, St. Louis, Missouri; Temporal, 1957
Rights Richard Neumiller
Date Created 1957-06-23
Resource Type
Extent 35 mm
Depicted Railroad
Location St. Louis, MIssouri
Train Type Passenger
Equipment, Locomotive Locomotive: 4087, E8A, built 9-53; renumbered PC 4087
Builder, locomotive Electro-Motive Division, General Motors
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Age of Streamliners Collection
Image ID NYC-9
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