We appreciate permission from the Railway Employees Journal, March issue 1969 to reprint in our magazine The Age of Steam. (The permission letter was from Chicago, Illinois so I don't know if the paper is from there or perhaps covers several states. - Ann
Engine No. 35, a wood-burning locomotive used in Pony Express days 120 years ago on the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, pulled the first railroad mail car from Hannibal to St. Joseph, Mo.
Artist's version of the locomotive that brought the excursion train to the driving of the last spike on the Northern Pacific in September 1883.