Spirit of St. Louis (train)
The Spirit of St. Louis was a named passenger train operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad and its successors Penn Central and Amtrak between New York and St. Louis, Missouri. The Pennsylvania introduced the Spirit of St. Louis on June 15, 1927, replacing the New Yorker (eastbound) and St. Louisian (westbound). The named honored the airplane Spirit of St. Louis, flown the month before by Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris. The Spirit of St. Louis remained in service through the inception of Amtrak, finally disappearing from the timetable in July 1971. It was replaced by the National Limited.
- Sanders, Craig (2003). Limiteds, locals, and expresses in Indiana, 1838-1971. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-34216-3., pp. 118.
Further reading 
- Sanders, Craig (2008). Mattoon and Charleston Area Railroads. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-5228-3.
- Schafer, Mike; Brian Solomon (1997). Pennsylvania Railroad. MBI. ISBN 0-7603-0379-7.
- Schwieterman, Joseph P. (2001). When the Railroad Leaves Town: American Communities in the Age of Rail Line Abandonment, Eastern United States. Truman State University Press. ISBN 0-943549-98-1.
- Welsh, Joe (2006). Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway Limited. MBI. ISBN 0-7603-2302-X.