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Streamline Express 1935

¬† Mascot Pictures Streamlined trains were all the rage in the mid-1930’s as railroads tried to shake their stodgy image of heavyweight Pullman train travel. Streamline Express has a plot very similar to my previously-reviewed movie, “Twentieth Century” (high-strung diva … Continue reading

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The Silver Streak 1934

I first heard about this RKO Pictures movie in the book, Diesels West! by David P. Morgan¬† (Kalmbach Publishing, 1963, LOC #62-19987). On page 64, there is a picture of the Burlington Railroad’s original 1934 streamliner, Pioneer Zephyr, with a … Continue reading

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