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"The cars hold but six or eight persons, consequently when full half of the passengers must ride backwards-there is no water, or any other accomodations on the day cars, but they are very comfortable and much better arranged for taking a nap than our day cars. The sleeping cars are differently arranged from ours, they are in compartments for either two or four, which are all on one side of the car and can be entirely closed up, which makes them very pleasant for ladies." WSC, 1884

Beveled mirrors, ornate carvings, and polished brass were the hallmarks of travel in a Pullman parlor car, such as the one depicted here from First-class passengers enjoyed.

23370-Orient Express —Traveled from London to Bath-69_Taurus_Xxx

Wagon Lits car from the Flèche d'Or route - by day by Simon Pielow in Orient Express on Fotopedia - Images for Humanity. Wish I could have taken a ride on the Orient Express.

The final resting place of Tsar Nicholas II, his family, and their servants who were all assassinated in Yekaterinburg on July 17, 1918.  This is in the Petropavlovsky Cathedral within the walls of the Petropavlovskaya Fortress in St. Petersburg.

final resting place of Tsar Nicholas II, his family, and their servants who were all assassinated in Yekaterinburg on July This is in the Petropavlovsky Cathedral within the walls of the Petropavlovskaya Fortress in St.

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