Loading mail on the Lone Star         
The main mail contract for the railroads ended in -I believe- 1967 but even in the 70s Amtrak era some mail was still being sent on its trains. Here, an almost daily occurrence as a truckload of mail is being loaded on the Lone Star at Houston before its daily departure for Chicago. The post office was next door to the station (site of the torn down in the 50s SP Grand Central station). Sometimes I saw two trucks loading mail.
Date: 8/10/1977 Location: Houston, TX   Map Show Houston on a rail map Views: 226 Collection Of:   Gary Morris
Author:  Gary Morris
Loading mail on the Lone Star
Picture Categories: Station,Passenger This picture is part of album:  Amtrak
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Name Type Comments Date
Bernie Feltman General Very nice photo, Gary 7/4/2010 6:40:59 PM
Gary Morris General Thanks! 7/4/2010 6:47:11 PM

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