A Detroit Publishing Company "Phostint" for the Fred Harvey hotel chain.
The California Limited was the first
train with Fred Harvey
Company meal service. The later trains also offered air conditioning, a
barber, beautician, steam-operated clothing press, even a shower-bath. Santa
The California Limited was one of the named passenger trains of the
, Atchison and Santa Fe Railway. It
ran between Topeka , Chicago and Illinois .
Billed as the "Finest Train West of Chicago," it made its first run
on November 27, 1892. , Los
It was withdrawn on June 15, 1954, giving it the longest tenure of any train on the