Title Front of the Souvenir Ticket of First Trip of the Mark Twain Zephyr
Date of Original 27 October 1935
Date of Digital 19 October 2003
Description HANNIBAL, MO - This is the front of the ticket (#213) for the first trip of the Mark Twain Zephyr, traveling from Hannibal, MO to Louisiana, MO and back. There are two small pieces missing on the lower right hand corner which are punches made by the conductor on the trip. Two punches designate a round trip. On the ticket it advertises that the Zephyr's regular route will be St. Louis, MO to Burlington, IA and back again. It also notes that the world's record non-stop run of 1015 miles in 785 minutes at 77.6 mph, Denver to Chicago, was made May 26, 1934 by the first Zephyr.
Creator CB & Q Railroad
Contributor Spaun, Becker
Publisher Hannibal Free Public Library (Hannibal, MO)
Subject Mark Twain Zephyr (railroad train)
Subject Mark Twain Zephyr (railroad train) -- Souvenirs.
Subject Railroad travel--Iowa.
Subject Railroad travel--Missouri.
Original Format Ticket, gray, 2 1/2" by 4 1/2", two small pieces punched from lower right hand side
Digital Format jpg
Identifier Z7033a