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1947-1949 Freedom Train eastbound in Reno (1948)
1947-1949 Freedom Train eastbound in Reno (1948)
Title1947-1949 Freedom Train eastbound in Reno (1948)
Image IDUNRS-P1992-01-2008
Image Date03-21-1948
SubjectLocomotives -- Nevada
Railroad trains
Summary/DescriptionPhotograph of the Freedom Train eastbound at Reno, Nevada on March 21, 1948; the train was headed by a brand new Alco PA-1 diesel and consisted of seven railcars - AT&SF baggage 1896, three PRR P70R coaches converted to display cars (the windows were plated over) and three Pullman sleepers to house the staff and Marines assigned to protect the train's contents; the locomotive and the railcars were painted in a special red, white and blue paint scheme; photographer is standing on East Commercial Row, facing west; negative only
LocationReno (Nev.)
Washoe County
Nevada
Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
CollectionJames R. Herz Collection
Ordering and Permissions InformationNot to be reproduced without permission. For permissions information, please see http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/materials/specoll/photos.aspx#order To obtain copies of images, please use the shopping cart function (see "add to shopping cart" link on menu bar, above).
Date Digital2012
Resource TypeImage
Formatimage/jp2
File NameUNRS-P1992-01-2008.tif

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