locked Re: Via Sleeping Car NYC to San Francisco via Atlanta-Montgomery-New Orleans!


Robert Hanson
 

"Objectionable class" of traveler?

Only on the Crescent.

Bob Hanson


-----Original Message-----
From: George Eichelberger <geichelberger@...>
To: PassengerCarList@groups.io; main@southernrailway.groups.io <main@SouthernRailway.groups.io>
Sent: Mon, Nov 23, 2020 10:18 am
Subject: Re: [SouthernRailway] Via Sleeping Car NYC to San Francisco via Atlanta-Montgomery-New Orleans!

My apologies for using the space and bandwidth but this attached letter from the WofA/A&WP provides probably the best explanation of why the they did not want the SF-Washington tourist sleeper included in the consist of train number 38 (Later known as “The Crescent Limited”). Connection times in New Orleans were not (!) the reason…”inferior class of travel” was!

Ike

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