Southern Pacific Railroad 1945 Wartime Ad – Troop Train


Dimensions: approx. 8 X 10.75 inches

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Dimensions: approx. 8 X 10.75 inches

Southern Pacific Railroad of San Francisco, California ran this paper advertisement that came from a 1945 magazine and features their railroad travel. “Main 14120 meets the cascades on Southern Pacific’s Shasta Route, Destination Tokyo. Main is Army for troop train.” During this time the route was used mainly for use of the troop train. Ad describes the route like the Sunset Route, El Paso, Long Horn Trail and the Golden State route. Ad is dated on the back February 5, 1945.