Classic Streamliners - TRAINCYCLOPEDIA
The New Haven Railroad's "Yankee Clipper" headed by Engine No. 1396 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute through Forest Hills, Massachusetts, on June 11, 1934. ["Yankee Clipper" in Forest Hills, Mass], photograph, June 11, 1934; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28917/: accessed June 13, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the American Railroad.
A Yankee Clipper promotional book, circa 1930.
The Yankee Clipper
The premier New York-Boston passenger train was the Merchants Limited, leaving Grand Central and South Station at 5 PM. Also prominent was the Yankee Clipper, with 1 PM departures. For many years these trains carried no coaches; only parlor cars and dining and lounge cars.
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