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PRR Commemorative Brass Presentation
Paperweight for the opening of
The First "Rail-Air" Transcontinental
Passenger Service via the
Transcontinental Air Transport,
& Santa Fe Railroad.
July 7, 1929
"HARNESSING THE PLANE AND THE IRON HORSE"
Brass 4"x 3" paperweight presented
by the Pennsylvania Railroad to commemorate the opening of the first two-day
New York to Los Angeles & San Francisco combined "Rail-Air" Transcontinental
Passenger Service operated with Transcontinental Air Transport (T-A-T)
using Ford Tri-Motor aircraft and the Santa Fe Railroad on July 7, 1929.
Courtesy of the Bruce C. Cooper Collection.
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