Classic Streamliners - TRAINCYCLOPEDIA
The train was assigned Nos. 1 and 2 in 1920 and reverted to Nos. 1 & 10 a year later. In summer 1926 it left Chicago at 11:15 am and arrived Los Angeles at 9:00 am three days later, running via Ottawa Jct, Amarillo and Fullerton. In November 1939 it left at 8:45 pm and arrived 7:00 am, sixty hours on the same route except via Pasadena.
The Scout made its last run on June 7, 1948.
A portion of a Santa Fe brochure for the Scout, circa 1941.
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