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January 11, 2023
From the Ipswich Tribune
May 30, 1929 edition
TRAIN SCHEDULE CHANGES ON JUNE 9
Five Hours Cut Off Train Connections to the Coast-Change in Time of Olympian.
On Sunday, June 9, a new train schedule reducing the running time between Chicago and the Coast approximately five hours, will go into effect on the Milwaukee railroad. The “Olympian” westbound from Chicago to Seattle will make the run in 63 hours while the eastbound train will run on a 61 and one quarter hours’ schedule.
According to the new schedule which is tentative, the westbound from Chicago enroute to Seattle or No. 15 wil...