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8 June 1938 - The new LMS streamlined locomotive “Duchess of Gloucester” leaves Euston Station in London on her first long distance journey. - Photo by H. Now in the National Rail Museum in York.

Raymond Loewy stands on Pennsylvania Railroad S1 6-4-4-6 Steam Locomotive (1939).

Industrial designer Raymond Loewy standing on one of his designs, the Pennsylvania Railroad's steam locomotive.

1955: All-night dancing. | 31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

All-night dancing After leaving the ‘Club Americana’, a Saturday night jazz club open from midnight until 7 a. American troops and their girlfriends wait at Piccadilly Circus Station for the first train home, London, November 1955

The Chicago and North Western Railway’s type streamliners, which headed the “Overland Limited” and “Challenger” trains between Chicago and the West Coast, stand in the Chicago Passenger.

As a full moon lights up the Tennessee sky, the Southern 630 pulls through Missionary Ridge Tunnel.

He would setup flashes in multiple areas, plan the shots. Really great documentation of the end of an era - As a full moon lights up the Tennessee sky, the Southern 630 pulls through Missionary Ridge Tunnel.

The shrouding, finished in gun metal gray, was applied to “Hudson” Locomotive 5344 in December, 1934. From a public relations standpoint, it was a smashing success–its photograph was everywhere, and crowds swarmed to view the new sensation.

New York Central Commodore Vanderbilt Streamline Steam Train photo print 1938

The Puffing Billy — “the oldest surviving locomotive in the world.” William Hedley, designer and builder. 1814.

The Puffing Billy — “the oldest surviving locomotive in the world.” William Hedley, designer and builder. Collection: The Science Museum, London. Photography and formatting by George P. Courtesy of the Science Museum.

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