Silver Thread to the West - The history of the California Zephyr

Clinician: 

The history of the CB&Q's California Zephyr, one of the last great named passenger trains. Learn how three great railroads cooperated to provide fast, comfortable, family-friendly service from Chicago to Oakland and San Francisco in some of the most stylish passenger cars Budd ever manufactured. We'll begin with the early planning in the 1940's and conclude with the last scheduled trip prior to Amtrak taking over the route in 1970.

Format: 
lecture
Day Time Room
Tuesday, Aug 25 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Mt. Saint Helens
Friday, Aug 28 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Mt. Saint Helens