The Denver Zephyr in 1948

This is a post-war update of a 1936 brochure that was issued when the train was new. The 1936 edition was a fold-out brochure with a total of 18 panels while this is a stapled booklet with 16 pages about the same size as the brochure’s panels. Despite being cramped for space, whoever made up this booklet left two of the pages nearly blank.

Click image to download a 4.5-MB PDF of this 16-page booklet.

Many of the photographs in the 1936 brochure was probably taken at the Budd plant and have no people in them. Several of these photos are reused in the 1948 edition, but most of the photos have models pretending to enjoy their trip on a slightly dated looking train.

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