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1. RE:[CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Sorensen" <rksmes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 16:23:54 -0600
Group: I have a friend who remembers what he calls "Silk Trains". They ran from the west coast to the east coast via Chicago. He remembers that they were priority runs, were heavily guarded by guards
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-01/msg00288.html (7,502 bytes)

2. RE: [CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Dave Lambert" <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 22:23:08 -0500
Robert, Your friend must be quite elderly to (personally) remember silk trains. Their heyday was the mid-to-late 1920s. Their demise was brought about by more rapid transits of steamships through the
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-01/msg00337.html (9,161 bytes)

3. [CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Leo Phillipp via groups.io" <qutlx1=aol.com@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 20:32:41 -0600
Just finished an excellent article in the 3rd quarter 2021 of The Milwaukee Railroader of the MRHA on that roads silk trains from Seattle/Tacoma to Chicago. The description of the silk cars and effor
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00055.html (7,909 bytes)

4. Re: [CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Rupert Gamlen" <gamlenz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2021 02:53:32 +0000
Leo A couple of CB&Q related clippings. Rupert Gamlen Auckland NZ Just finished an excellent article in the 3rd quarter 2021 of "The Milwaukee Railroader" of the MRHA on that roads' silk trains from
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00056.html (8,527 bytes)

5. Re: [CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Leo Phillipp via groups.io" <qutlx1=aol.com@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 21:40:33 -0600
Thanks Rupert. The one confirms the Q did share in the CA originated business. Interesting how the care and handling of the silk changed in later times compared to early on. Leo -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00057.html (9,368 bytes)

6. Re: [CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Nolen Null via groups.io" <NNull=aol.com@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2021 04:41:21 +0000 (UTC)
I remember sitting in the Burlington IA station about 1965-65 and seeing an E-5A unit pulling 7 express reefers eastbound with a banner on the 1st car proclaiming "FRESH CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRIES"! I w
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00058.html (11,723 bytes)

7. Re: [CBQ] Silk Trains (score: 1)
Author: "Charlie Vlk" <cvlk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 22:46:18 -0600
AllThe Research Gods must be smiling today! Good work, Rupert! Charlie Vlk -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Groups.io Links: You receive all messages sent to this group. View/Reply Online (#62735): https://gr
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00059.html (9,424 bytes)

8. [CBQ] Silk trains (score: 1)
Author: "Rupert Gamlen" <gamlenz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:25:05 +0000
There was recently a brief discussion about silk trains. Here is an extract from Railway Age 1924 Rupert Gamlen Auckland NZ _._,_._,_ Groups.io Links: You receive all messages sent to this group. Vie
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00123.html (8,288 bytes)

9. Re: [CBQ] Silk trains (score: 1)
Author: "Leo Phillipp via groups.io" <qutlx1=aol.com@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 18:44:18 -0600
There was recently a brief discussion about silk trains. Here is an extract from Railway Age 1924 <image001.png> Rupert Gamlen Auckland NZ _._,_._,_ Groups.io Links: You receive all messages sent to
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00124.html (8,545 bytes)

10. Re: [CBQ] Silk trains (score: 1)
Author: "Patrick Egan" <padraice38@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 07:36:51 -0600
Given the date, 1924, I suspect that the trains were pulled by Pacifics, as the larger Hudsons and Northerns were yet to be built. Of course, a high wheeled Pacific could move right along. Pat Egan _
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00125.html (8,293 bytes)

11. Re: [CBQ] Silk trains (score: 1)
Author: "Ira Silverman" <marcrail1@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 07:32:41 -0800
A great article on Milwaukee Silk Trains https://1drv.ms/b/s!Aif1OQc21JAdi7lLgO8nDZ3VG9Tlmw?e=JjVHJo Ira Silverman West Grove PA _._,_._,_ Groups.io Links: You receive all messages sent to this group
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00126.html (8,128 bytes)


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