Aug 18, 2021 · That train line, which was immortalized in the classic musical On The Twentieth Century, once ran between New York and Chicago. Now, the last remaining passenger car from the train is making a far...
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May 15, 2013 · The train traveled between Grand Central Terminal in New York City and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago along the railroad’s famed “Water Level Route”. From February 1978 to March 1979, “On The Twentieth Century” was a big, splashy art deco Broadway musical starring none other than Imogene Coca, John Cullum and Madeline Kahn.
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Cy Coleman; Based on the play by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Millholland; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay. Directed by Harold Prince; Musical Staging by Larry Fuller; Assistant Choreographer: Gerald Teijelo.
May 06, 2015 · Forty-two passengers lined up for the Twentieth Century Limited's inaugural trip. The train consisted of a ten-wheel steam engine, three Pullman sleeper cars, a dining car, and a buffet/library ...
The 20th Century Limited was an express passenger train on the New York Central Railroad from 1902 to 1967. The train traveled between Grand Central Terminal in New York City and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois, along the railroad's "Water Level Route". NYC inaugurated the 20th Century Limited as competition to the Pennsylvania Railroad, aimed at upper-class and business travellers. It made few station stops along the way and used track pans to take water at speed. In 1938, streamlin
- June 17, 1902
- December 2, 1967
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Jun 09, 2005 · Produced on the Broadway stage by Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, James Cresson and Martin Richards. Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Cy Coleman; Additional Orchestrations: Jesse C. Vargas; Concert Adaptation: Tim Pinckney; Musical Director: Seth Rudetsky; Associate Musical Dir.: Steve Marzullo; Based on the plays of Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Charles Bruce Millholland.