Here are two more welcome-aboard brochures for the San Francisco Chief. We’ve previously seen a 1963 edition; here are two later versions. Click image to download a 2.7-MB PDF of this brochure. By coincidence, they are from the same dates … Continue reading
We’ve seen this painting before on a 1950 menu and a 1964 menu, not to mention the 1912 Titan of Chasms booklet and the 1950 Grand Canyon booklet presented here two days ago. Those other publications cropped the painting differently, … Continue reading
Yet another Santa Fe sticker, this one for the San Francisco Chief. Click image to download a 0.2-MB PDF of this luggage sticker.
Here’s a brochure dated April, 1963, given to passengers on the San Francisco Chief. The four-panel brochure has the train’s schedule, highlights along the way, and what seems to be an overly lengthy description of how to adjust the coach … Continue reading
Here’s an 8″x9″ brochure that unfolds into a 16″x18″ sheet advertising Santa Fe’s San Francisco Chief. One side of the brochure describes the train, focusing on the Big Dome, while the other side describes San Francisco and Yosemite Park, suggesting … Continue reading
In an effort to compete with the California Zephyr and City of San Francisco, in July, 1954, the Santa Fe inaugurated its San Francisco Chief. In addition to coaches, sleepers, and a diner, each of the six trains included a … Continue reading