Lucius Beebe

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Articles by this Contributor

June 1956

For decades the private railroad car was the great symbol of wealth. Here is what it looked like in its heyday.

February 1958

The official painting is full of dignity and decorum lamentably absent in the actual photograph.

August 1959

Private Pullmans Were Once the Hallmark of Affluence and Social Success

December 1963

Its diners were sumptuous, its sleepers luxurious, its lounges a rendezvous for the nation’s notables. And it even made a regular gambling stop at Reno

February 1967

To a culinary wilderness Fred Harvey brought civilized cooking—and pretty girls to serve it.