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The St. Louis - San Francisco's streamlined Back Gold passenger train.

Black Gold

While the Texas Special was the most famous passenger train the Frisco ever operated, it also had an entire fleet of named passenger trains. One of these was the Black Gold, Trains No. 517 and 518, a Tulsa–Dallas/Fort Worth overnight train.

1959 Schedule

Train 517
Miles        City / Time
00.00 - Depart Tulsa, OK 10:30 pm
013.9 - Arrive Sapulpa 10:48 pm
045.4 - Arrive Okmulgee 11:30 pm
058.8 - Arrive Henryetta 11:49 am
071.5 - Arrive Weleetka 12:08 am
081.1 - Arrive Wetumka 12:20 am
096.4 - Arrive Holdenville 12:36 am
115.8 - Arrive Francis 1:16 am
115.8 - Depart Francis 1:20 am
125.0 - Arrive Ada 1:53 am
168.9 - Arrive Ravia 2:56 am
180.5 - Arrive Madill 3:16 am
213.6 - Arrive Denison, TX 4:05 am
222.8 - Arrive Sherman 4:50 am
297.6 - Arrive Dallas 6:45 am

Sleeping Car: Tulsa to Dallas (14 roomettes, 4 double bedrooms), Car 50. Open at Tulsa 9:00 pm. Occupancy at Dallas until 8:00 am.

Reclining Chair Car: (Open seating) Tulsa to Dallas.

Train 518

City / Time
​Depart Dallas, TX 10:15 pm
Arrive Sherman 12:15 am
Arrive Denison 12:40 am
Arrive Madill, OK 1:26 am
Arrive Ravia 1:41 am
Arrive Ada 2:38 am
Arrive Francis 3:05 am
Depart Francis 3:05 am
Arrive Holdenville 4:00 am
Arrive Wetumka 4:22 am
Arrive Weleetka 4:37 am
Arrive Henryetta 4:57 am
Arrive Okmulgee 5:22 am
Arrive Sapulpa 6:15 am
Arrive Tulsa 6:50 am

Sleeping Car: Dallas to Tulsa (14 roomettes, 4 double bedrooms), Car 150. Open at Dallas 9:30 pm. Occupancy at Tulsa until 8:00 am.

Reclining Chair Car: (Open seating), Dallas to Tulsa.

See also:

Texas Special

St. Louis - San Francisco Railway

Named Passenger Trains

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The St. Louis - San Francisco's streamlined Back Gold passenger train.