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Southwest Limited route guide, 1977.

Two-color printed paper route guide issued in April 1977 for the daily Southwest Limited (Chicago-Los Angeles). Guide offers brief descriptions of cities and towns along the route, map and photographs. When Amtrak took over this route from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in 1971, it retained the original Super Chief name. In 1974, Amtrak rebranded it as the Southwest Limited; ten years later, the train gained its current name, the Southwest Chief. From the Ann Owens Collection.