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Postcard photo of a car on the Santa Fe Railway's El Capitan streamliner.

Date By what those in the photo are wearing, circa 1950s. The train was discontinued after the 1971 Amtrak takeover.
Source eBay item

card front

card back
Author Fred Harvey
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