were operated by Union Pacific, Chicago & North Western,
and Southern Pacific with some equipment "pooling"
with Wabash and other railroads. The most famous trains
were the City of Los Angeles and the City of San Francisco,
departing from Chicago, IL for the West. Additional trains
were known as the City of Portland and the City of St. Louis.
biggest partners, UP and C&NW, advertised "Route
of the Streamliners" on their box cars. In essence,
each of the partner railroads "owned" portions
of the train; they were true partners, not simply connecting
these trains remain among the best remembered of all postwar
lightweight passenger trains.