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SP0004 Southern Pacific’s extra fare streamliner “Golden State” is seen at Los Angeles on February 7, 1955. Power this day is three E7’s headed by No. 6001. The train will travel over the Southern Pacific and Rock Island from Los Angeles thru El Paso to C

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Southern Pacific’s extra fare streamliner “Golden State” is seen at Los Angeles on February 7, 1955. Power this day is three E7’s headed by No. 6001. The train will travel over the Southern Pacific and Rock Island from Los Angeles thru El Paso to Chicago over the Golden State Route. (Joseph Stark)

Feb 7, 1955

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University of Southern California Co-Eds wearing their “Senior Plugs” (top hats, usually as beaten up and weathered as possible, which were traditional senior class garb, while freshmen wore beanies and sophomores wore pork pies), 1902