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Classic Streamliners

The postcard above is one of many preserved in the Classic Streamliners Historic Archives.

A postcard depicting the dining car on the Portland Rose.
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Classic Streamliners is a non-profit organization devoted to vintage streamlined trains, locomotives, fallen flags, railroad history, heritage railroads, rail museums, dinner trains, named passenger trains, train travel, preservation, restoration, and just about everything else rail-related. Our mission is to educate, enlighten, and entertain all who visit the site. 

Donations made to Classic Streamliners and purchases made through our Merchant links and Historic Rail Store help defray the costs of operating the non-profit Classic Streamliners website all at no additional cost.  All of the staff at Classic Streamliners are unpaid volunteers who have all devoted thousands of hours of their own time to bring the site into fruition. No individual profits directly or indirectly from funds received through merchant links or through funds donated to the site. We would like to sincerely thank all those who have already helped support this worthy cause.

Funds received by Classic Streamliners are used for hosting and maintenance of our websites and A portion of the funds are used for the purchase of historic documents which are kept in the Classic Streamliners Historic Archives. Access to the Archives will eventually be made available to the public.  Some of the funds received are used to advertise this site on FaceBook and other social media, and an additional amount is in turn donated to

Classic Streamliners needs your help with funding. If you enjoy the contents of this website please donate any amount you wish now through our PayPal button (located in the top right corner of every page). Your donations are truly appreciated.