Tuesday, January 20, 2009

"The City of Los Angeles" Domeliner

Astra Dome Coach on the Union Pacific Railroad - 1957 post card
"Get a front-page lesson in geography aboard the Astra Dome!"

The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society, located on the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona, has been selling beautiful old-stock post cards, including these 1957 oversized gems (requires a 4¢ stamp!) from Union Pacific Railroad.

Dining In Luxury - Union Pacific Railroad Post Card, 1957Domeliner Luxury Dining
Executive Suite - Union Pacific Railroad Post Card, 1957Pullman Executive Suite
Relax As You Ride - Union Pacific Railroad Postcard, 1957Relax in the Downstairs Lounge

If you have an interest in trains, history, or just want to be agog in the presence of gargantuan machinery, a visit to their exhibit grounds is a real treat. Open the second weekend of each month, and every day during the L.A. County Fair.