More from Mark Tomlonson on June 15 in NYC History
June 15, 1902 The New York Central & Hudson River Railroad’s “20th Century Limited”, “a train a century ahead of its time” according to contemporary accounts, begins operation. The average speed is 49 mph between New York and Chicago resulting in a 20-hour journey.
June 15, 1938 The “20th Century Limited” is equipped with new streamlined equipment and a new schedule that averages 60 mph.
The 1938 picture again.
Wonder how many times these updates happened?
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Here is about George H. Daniels who started the famous train