During the first half of the twentieth century, taking the train meant traveling at speed and in styleelegant dining services and sleeping quarters, parlor and club cars, and dome cars that allowed unparalleled views of the surrounding landscape. To lure travelers on board routes that crisscrossed the United States, the rail industry hired accomplished artists to create posters that celebrated the romance of exploring Americas seashores, deserts, plains, and mountains by rail. The twelve posters in this calendar feature both speeding locomotives and their destinations.