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Hiawatha Brochure



Hiawatha Brochure
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Title: Hiawatha Brochure
Description: Color brochure advertising the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Minneapolis Railroad's Hiawatha, the first streamlined steam locomotive. Hiawatha trains boasted a cruising speed of 100 miles per hour.

Image ID: 24725
Creation
Date:
1935 ca.
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Ephemera Collection, circa 1850-circa 2000
Genre: Print
Additional
Information:
The Hiawatha was more of an image and a brand name than a particular engine, and in fact, the name was applied to at least four different engine models. In the post-diesel era the Hiawatha engines were downgraded to freight and local passenger service. None are known to exist today.
Subjects: Advertising
Locomotives
Railroads
Travel
 

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