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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO SEATTLE

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Seattle 1956-03

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 81 Hrs. 45 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
C&O #43 / 3 F.F.V. Richmond-Main St.
10:45 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
1:10 AM
Charlottesville Main St No
C&O #3 F.F.V. (same train as above) Charlottesville
2:05 AM
Same
2:40 PM
Cincinnati Union Sta. Yes
NYC #405 "Sycamore" Cincinnati Union
3:30 PM
Bar Lounge Coach, Parlor Obs.
4:40 PM
Indianapolis Union Sta. No
NYC #405 "Sycamore" (same as above) Indianapolis Union Sta.
4:50 PM
A diner is added to the same train at Indianapolis
8:45 PM
Chicago Central Sta. Yes- Change stations 1/2 mile
CB&Q #3 "Western Star" Chicago Union Station
11:10 PM
Diner, Bar Lounge Obs., Sleepers
7:30 AM
St. Paul Union Sta No - Railroad changes
GN #3 "Western Star" (same train) St. Paul Union
8:30 AM
Same
12:20 PM
Glacier Nat'l Park Sta. No
Same train Glacier Nat'l Park Sta.
12:20 PM
Same except drop Diner. Occupy cars until 7:30 AM in Seattle
8:15 PM
Spokane GN station No
Same train Spokane GN Station
9:00 PM
Same (except no diner)
5:30 AM
Seattle King St. Station  

C&O = Chesapeake and Ohio RR
NYC = New York Central RR
CB&Q = Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
GN = Great Northern Railway

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PHOTOS OF STATIONS WHERE YOU WILL DEPART / CHANGE TRAINS / ARRIVE:

 
Main Street Station- Richmond
Cincinnati Union Station
Chicago Central Station
C&O Passenger train from 1956
 

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