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By:Lewis Schneider
Dates:1/1/1950 - 12/31/1955
Album Info:Between 1950 and 1955 I spent a fair amount of time on the18th and 21st street bridges overlooking Union Station. I also took some photos in other parts of town and from trains traveling from St. Louis to the East. Enjoy.
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Inbound B&O Diplomat is greeted by TRRA steam
Title:  Inbound B&O Diplomat is greeted by TRRA steam
Description:  One of my first pictures and only one showing TRRA steam
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/17/2011 12:51:53 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  1204   Comments: 1
Ann Rutledge backs into Union Station
Title:  Ann Rutledge backs into Union Station
Description:  Note Chicago & Alton paint scheme on the diesel. Note MP E3 or E6 in background
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/25/2011 4:49:06 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  933   Comments: 1
Baltimore and Ohio Number 11 arrives Union Station
Title:  Baltimore and Ohio Number 11 arrives Union Station
Description:  Taken from 18th St Bridge
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/17/2011 12:44:23 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  BO 5203(4-6-2)
Views:  1101   Comments: 2
B&O 5200 arrives passes under the 18th St Bridge
Title:  B&O 5200 arrives passes under the 18th St Bridge
Description:  How about that glistening bell. Not much coal left. See the 21st Bridge in the background
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/20/2011 4:48:26 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  BO 5200(4-6-2)
Views:  822   Comments: 2
B&O 5203 Pacific has just dropped Train 11 at Union Station
Title:  B&O 5203 Pacific has just dropped Train 11 at Union Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 11:02:18 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  BO 5203(4-6-2)
Views:  898   Comments: 3
PRR EP20 5858 arrives at Union Station
Title:  PRR EP20 5858 arrives at Union Station
Description:  The 5858 entered service in 1948 and was retired in 1967. It is pictured with a solid stripe and large number boards in Douglas and Weiglin's Pennsy Diesels 1924-1968 P. 201
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 10:55:24 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PRR 5858(E7A)
Views:  1150   Comments: 2
TRRA pulls B&O equipment out of Union Station
Title:  TRRA pulls B&O equipment out of Union Station
Description:  Might have taken this photo the same day as the one with TRRA steam. Perhaps I was intrigued by the diesel switcher
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/23/2011 6:22:31 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  776   Comments: 1
The IC Daylight arrives at Union Station
Title:  The IC Daylight arrives at Union Station
Description:  Poor photo but better than nothing
Photo Date:  1/28/1950  Upload Date: 1/23/2011 6:21:06 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  IC E7(E7A)
Views:  1079   Comments: 1
MP passenger train waits next to NYC #12  the Southwestern Limited
Title:  MP passenger train waits next to NYC #12 the Southwestern Limited
Description:  Passenger railroading at its best
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 3/22/2011 2:37:23 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  NYC 4202(PA1)
Views:  2453   Comments: 4
Another view from ground level of a PRR EP20
Title:  Another view from ground level of a PRR EP20
Description:  Wish I knew the number of the locomotive and whether it was pulling the Spirit of St. Louis or Jeffersonian
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 10:58:16 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  PRR E7(E7A)
Views:  1069   Comments: 1
PRR EP20 at ground level Union Station
Title:  PRR EP20 at ground level Union Station
Description:  Taken during the day we toured the upgraded Spirit of St. Louis or Jeffersonian
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 10:57:01 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  PRR E7(E7A)
Views:  951   Comments: 1
PRR innauguration of upgraded equipment
Title:  PRR innauguration of upgraded equipment
Description:  My cousin Morton took this photo at either the upgrading of the Spirit of St. Louis or the Jeffersonian My Uncle Ben is in the background. He was quite friendly with the PRR passenger traffic manager,because he often rode the PRR to New York City
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:01:43 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  773   Comments: 0
PRR Jeffersonian leaves Union Station
Title:  PRR Jeffersonian leaves Union Station
Description:  Thanks "Rick S" for identifying the Jeffersonian's observation car
Photo Date:  6/6/1950  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:02:49 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  1354   Comments: 0
NYC Hudson 5399
Title:  NYC Hudson 5399
Description:  Looks like its on an O Gauge layout
Photo Date:  12/14/1950  Upload Date: 1/5/2011 9:02:05 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  NYC 5399(4-6-4)
Views:  1862   Comments: 0
NYC 5399 heads east from Unon Station with the Knickerbocker
Title:  NYC 5399 heads east from Unon Station with the Knickerbocker
Description:  Note PRRs Spirit of St. Louis which will leave in ten minutes
Photo Date:  12/14/1950  Upload Date: 1/5/2011 11:29:27 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  NYC 5399(4-6-4)
Views:  2134   Comments: 5
Poor photo of the 2109 leaving Union Station
Title:  Poor photo of the 2109 leaving Union Station
Description:  Not many photos of these Sedalia rebuilds
Photo Date:  1/26/1951  Upload Date: 1/4/2011 10:28:28 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 2109(4-8-4)
Views:  1187   Comments: 1
Poor photo of one of the MPs beautiful 4-8-2s
Title:  Poor photo of one of the MPs beautiful 4-8-2s
Description:  Another poor photo saved by iPhoto
Photo Date:  1/26/1951  Upload Date: 1/11/2011 10:20:33 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 5344(4-8-2)
Views:  919   Comments: 1
Wabash in steam at Delmar Station
Title:  Wabash in steam at Delmar Station
Description:  Note the diesel switcher in background. Metrolink now uses this right of way
Photo Date:  5/6/1950  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 12:26:06 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  1561   Comments: 1
B&O diesels at Union Station
Title:  B&O diesels at Union Station
Description:  The closest is probably an E-6a, but may be an E-3
Photo Date:  2/22/1951  Upload Date: 1/17/2011 2:52:12 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  753   Comments: 1
GM&Os Motorcar 2502 from Jackson
Title:  GM&Os Motorcar 2502 from Jackson
Description:  Must have been fun to ride that local all the way
Photo Date:  2/25/1951  Upload Date: 12/25/2010 10:38:43 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 2502(Doodlebug)
Views:  1488   Comments: 0
PRR Centipede at 14th St ready track
Title:  PRR Centipede at 14th St ready track
Description:  If the "Baby Face" is really the 5821 (Hard to read the number) it is also pictured in Douglas and Weiglin's Pennsy Diesel Years 1942-1968 at P. 57. It had been downrated to 5000 HP and repainted into freight colors
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 1/25/2011 4:50:26 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 5821(DR12-8-1500/2)
Views:  3738   Comments: 3
PRR EMD, Alco GE, and Baldwin power at the TRRA 14th St servicing tracks
Title:  PRR EMD, Alco GE, and Baldwin power at the TRRA 14th St servicing tracks
Description:  Note the Cotton Belt and MKT diesels in the background. The NYC was still operating Hudsons
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:07:09 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR PA1(PA1)
Views:  7460   Comments: 7
TRRA 14th St Engine Yard
Title:  TRRA 14th St Engine Yard
Description:  An amazing selection could be seen each day
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/25/2010 8:37:06 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR PA1(PA1)
Views:  1704   Comments: 0
TRRA  14th St locomotive servicing tracks
Title:  TRRA 14th St locomotive servicing tracks
Description:  Note the GM&O motor train and the PRR BP-60a Centipede
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/28/2010 8:15:48 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR E8(E8A)
Views:  1304   Comments: 0
Another View of14th St. Engine Yard
Title:  Another View of14th St. Engine Yard
Description:  Note TRRA tank cars
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/25/2010 8:38:08 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR PA1(PA1)
Views:  1339   Comments: 0
NYC 5397 at 14th St locomotive servicing tracks
Title:  NYC 5397 at 14th St locomotive servicing tracks
Description:  Always plenty of action on the ready track including NKP diesels
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/28/2010 8:13:56 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  NYC 5397(4-6-4)
Views:  921   Comments: 0
MP 1719 helps a WB freight out of the MP 23rd St yard
Title:  MP 1719 helps a WB freight out of the MP 23rd St yard
Description:  These ex Wabash 2-10-2's were often used to assist WB freights from 23rd St. to Kirkwood
Photo Date:  2/25/1951  Upload Date: 9/9/2010 11:25:51 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 1719(2-10-2)
Views:  1373   Comments: 0
Another shot of the 1719 helping the MP FA out of 23rd St yard
Title:  Another shot of the 1719 helping the MP FA out of 23rd St yard
Description:  Note the helper was on the head end, not the rear
Photo Date:  2/25/1951  Upload Date: 1/4/2011 10:27:01 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 1719(2-10-2)
Views:  811   Comments: 1
PRR EP 20 arrives with the Jeffersonian
Title:  PRR EP 20 arrives with the Jeffersonian
Description:  Hard to read those PRR numbers on their diesels
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:08:25 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR E7(E7A)
Views:  1472   Comments: 0
GM&O Ann Rutledge arrives at Union Station
Title:  GM&O Ann Rutledge arrives at Union Station
Description:  GM&O was the leader in the Chicago-St. Louis market
Photo Date:  3/7/1951  Upload Date: 1/17/2011 1:07:38 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 883A(F3A)
Views:  969   Comments: 3
GM&O Ann Rutledge backs into Union Station
Title:  GM&O Ann Rutledge backs into Union Station
Description:  Note Burlington Train 12 arriving in the distance
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 1/17/2011 5:08:11 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 881B(F3A)
Views:  619   Comments: 2
GM&O Ann Rutledge backs into UD B&O waits in distance
Title:  GM&O Ann Rutledge backs into UD B&O waits in distance
Description:  All trains backed into UD except for one MP commuter.
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 12/25/2010 10:32:35 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 881B(F3A)
Views:  1011   Comments: 0
GM&O Ann Rutledge Arrives at Union Station
Title:  GM&O Ann Rutledge Arrives at Union Station
Description:  Note the MP 7016 waiting to head the Colorado Eagle
Photo Date:  3/7/1951  Upload Date: 1/25/2011 4:48:06 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 883A(F3A) MP 7016(E7A)
Views:  1200   Comments: 2
GM&O Ann Rutledge arrives at Union Station
Title:  GM&O Ann Rutledge arrives at Union Station
Description:  Note the extreme length of the train. The MP 7006 is backing in for the Colorado Eagle
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 12/30/2010 7:23:47 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 881A(F3A) MP 7006(E7A)
Views:  2602   Comments: 5
Burlington Number 12 Arrives Union Station
Title:  Burlington Number 12 Arrives Union Station
Description:  Thanks Mike Woodruff for the identification of the locomotive Silver Charger
Photo Date:  3/7/1951  Upload Date: 12/27/2010 4:17:03 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CBQ 9908(AA)
Views:  1231   Comments: 2
WAB power brings the City of St. Louis into Union Station
Title:  WAB power brings the City of St. Louis into Union Station
Description:  This train will continue east, then back into Union Station
Photo Date:  3/7/1951  Upload Date: 1/11/2011 10:21:51 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WAB E7(E7A)
Views:  1562   Comments: 2
WAB UP City of St. Louis arrives Union Station
Title:  WAB UP City of St. Louis arrives Union Station
Description:  Only train carrying UP equipment into and out of St. Louis
Photo Date:  3/7/1951  Upload Date: 1/11/2011 10:16:39 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  690   Comments: 1
MP 2207 arrives at Union Station
Title:  MP 2207 arrives at Union Station
Description:  Compare this photo with Joe Collias' on P. 245 of Mopac Power
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/15/2010 4:15:43 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  MP 2207(4-8-4)
Views:  1743   Comments: 1
CBQ 2830 waits to couple up to Train 47
Title:  CBQ 2830 waits to couple up to Train 47
Description:  Interesting view of 23rd St yards and 21st St bridge in background
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 10:14:25 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  CBQ 2830(4-6-2)
Views:  1112   Comments: 0
Burlington 2830 backing towards its train
Title:  Burlington 2830 backing towards its train
Description:  Another shot that looks like a model railroad. Note that MP PA in the background
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 1/25/2011 4:51:37 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CBQ 2830(4-6-2)
Views:  719   Comments: 2
Burlington steam leaves Union Station headed north
Title:  Burlington steam leaves Union Station headed north
Description:  This might be Train 47 on a slow 24 hour run to Minneapolis
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 1/5/2011 8:58:02 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 2830(4-6-2)
Views:  942   Comments: 3
Burlington Pacific #2830 heads north with Train 47 to Minneapolis
Title:  Burlington Pacific #2830 heads north with Train 47 to Minneapolis
Description:  In the background is GM&O's Abraham Lincoln about to leave a few minutes late
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 10:13:51 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  CBQ 2830(4-6-2)
Views:  1202   Comments: 1
Burlington Train 47 departs NB behind steam
Title:  Burlington Train 47 departs NB behind steam
Description:  This vew from the 18th St Bridge shows all but two tracks occupied
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 1/25/2011 4:52:37 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  580   Comments: 1
MP E6A backs in to head up the Colorado Eagle
Title:  MP E6A backs in to head up the Colorado Eagle
Description:  Note the MP D&RG lettering on the front and the blue pilot
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 1/4/2011 10:33:28 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  680   Comments: 1
B&O's Diplomat leaves Union Station
Title:  B&O's Diplomat leaves Union Station
Description:  Note the NYC's 5441 waiting for the Diplomt to clear
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/6/2010 10:38:45 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  BO 74(E7A)
Views:  1443   Comments: 1
CB&Q RI Zephyr Rocket arrives UD
Title:  CB&Q RI Zephyr Rocket arrives UD
Description:  Note the RI E6
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 12/25/2010 8:40:05 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CRIP 627(E6A)
Views:  3220   Comments: 2
NYC 5441 backs into Union Station to haul the Knickerbocker EB
Title:  NYC 5441 backs into Union Station to haul the Knickerbocker EB
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/6/2010 10:43:15 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  NYC 5441(4-6-4)
Views:  1434   Comments: 2
NYC Hudson 5441 heads the Knickerbocker EB from Union Station
Title:  NYC Hudson 5441 heads the Knickerbocker EB from Union Station
Description:  Note the Pennsylvania Pullman next to the baggage car
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 9/6/2010 10:42:43 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  NYC 5441(4-6-4)
Views:  1740   Comments: 0
PRR 6000 HP EP20 heads the Penn Texas out of Union Station
Title:  PRR 6000 HP EP20 heads the Penn Texas out of Union Station
Description:  Back when traffic was plentiful the Pennsy typically headed its name trains wth 6000 HP at St. Louis
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:48:56 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Locomotives:  PRR 5882(E7A)
Views:  1527   Comments: 1
PRR BP-20 Sharks bring the Spirit of St. Louis into Union Station
Title:  PRR BP-20 Sharks bring the Spirit of St. Louis into Union Station
Description:  These 80 foot Baldwin passenger locomotives were unique to the PRR
Photo Date:  3/28/1951  Upload Date: 12/24/2010 11:06:30 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
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Views:  3268   Comments: 0


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