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Postcard photo of the Holiday Lounge car on the Northern Pacific Railway's "Mainstreeter" train, which was a companion train to the North Coast Limited and traveled the same route. The "Holiday Lounges" were a set of five parlor-buffet lounge cars built by Pullman-Standard in 1956 (numbered 487-491).

Date Not dated or mailed. This train ran from circa 1952 to 1971, ending when Amtrak took over passenger rail service in 1971.
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Author Northern Pacific Railway
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15:23, 27 April 2012Thumbnail for version as of 15:23, 27 April 20121,099 × 792 (298 KB)We hope (talk | contribs)Card has been cropped, auto corrected and minor flaws fixed. Previous upload was to establish dating, source and that there are no copyright marks on it.
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