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General Eisenhower dedicating the newest version of NYC's 20th Century Limited at Grand Central Terminal, 1948.

General Eisenhower dedicating the newest version of NYC's 20th Century Limited at Grand Central Terminal, 1948.

NYC 20th Century Limited Streamlined Locomotive, with Entrance to Perisphere of 1939 New York World's Fair in Background | Samuel H. Gottscho |

NYC 20th Century Limited Streamlined Locomotive, with Entrance to Perisphere of 1939 New York World's Fair in Background | Samuel H. Gottscho |

The 20th Century Limited gets ready to leave Grand Central Station in New York for its last run, on December 2, 1967. The 20th Century Limited was an express passenger train that ran between between Grand Central Terminal and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, operated by the New York Central Railroad from 1902 until 1967.

The 20th Century Limited gets ready to leave Grand Central Station in New York for its last run, on December 2, 1967. The 20th Century Limited was an express passenger train that ran between between Grand Central Terminal and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, operated by the New York Central Railroad from 1902 until 1967.

Now this is a passenger train! The boat tailed observation sleeper lounge car formerly graced the rear of the New York - Chicago 20th Century Limited from 1948 when the train was newly re-equipped to 1968 when she was discontinued.

Now this is a passenger train! The boat tailed observation sleeper lounge car formerly graced the rear of the New York - Chicago 20th Century Limited from 1948 when the train was newly re-equipped to 1968 when she was discontinued.

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