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Panama Limited "Mardi Gras Deal" flyer, 1980.

Multicolor printed paper flyer issued in late 1979 or early 1980 to promote discounted round-trip coach fares on the daily Panama Limited (Chicago-New Orleans).

<i>Panama Limited</i> "Mardi Gras Deal" flyer, 1980.
The cover art, by Jeanne Turner, features two carnival masks and a train led by an F40 locomotive. Symbols of towns and states along the route are also incorporated, such as Chicago's John Hancock Center, a pillared plantation house and a magnolia flower. From the Ann Owens Collection.