DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Charles O’Rear, New Mexico, USA.

CHILDREN SLEEPING IN ONE OF THE CHAIR CARS ON THE SOUTHWEST LIMITED, AN OVERNIGHT TRAIN FROM LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. COMPARTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PASSENGERS WHO WISH TO PAY MORE MONEY. THE TRAIN ALSO HAS A DOME CAR, DINING CAR AND LOUNGE CAR. IT ENDS ITS RUN IN CHICAGO, 06/1974

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Charles O’Rear, New Mexico, USA.

PASSENGER “CHAIR” CAR ON THE SOUTHWEST LIMITED, AN AMTRAK TRAIN ENROUTE FROM LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THROUGH ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO, TO CHICAGO. THE TRAIN INCLUDES A DINING CAR, LOUNGE CAR AND DOME CAR. IT AND MOST OTHER INTERCITY TRAINS IN THE U.S. ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF AMTRAK WHICH LEASES USE OF THE TRACKS FROM THE NATION’S […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Charles O’Rear, New Mexico, USA.

THE DOME CAR ON AMTRAK TRAINS IS A POPULAR PLACE FOR PASSENGERS WHO WANT TO WATCH THE SCENERY UNFOLD. THESE PEOPLE ARE WATCHING THE LANDSCAPE OF ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO AS THE SOUTHWEST LIMITED MAKES ITS WAY BETWEEN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA AND ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. AMTRAK IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MOST INTERCITY PASSENGER TRAINS IN THE […]