1953 El Capitan Brochure

The Hi-Level El Capitan was just three years away when Santa Fe printed this colorful brochure advertising the streamliner of that name. Despite the fact that the streamliner had been in service for 15 years, not a single photo is included in the brochure.


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Instead, the brochure is filled with brightly colored graphics depicting life aboard the train. The artwork is signed Mizen, for Frederic Kimball Mizen, a Chicago artist who did work for Santa Fe, Coca Cola, and other major advertisers.



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