Air-Conditioned NCL Stationery

This piece of on-board stationery advertises “the air-conditioned North Coast Limited” with the added statement, “For 1000 miles-companion of mountains.” While Great Northern would later advertise that the Great Domed Empire Builder passed “more scenic miles,” Northern Pacific fans would … Continue reading

The Air-Conditioned North Coast Limited

One-upping the Great Northern, Northern Pacific advertises that its North Coast Limited is not only air-conditioned, but roller-bearinged. This refers primarily to the railroad’s steam locomotives: NP bought the Timken “Four Aces“–locomotive 1111, the first to be fully outfitted with … Continue reading