City of Miami
Illinois Central Railroad

City of Miami Bar
Illinois Central Railroad’s City of Miami Streamliner

City of Miami Lounge - Illinois Central streamliner


The City of Miami was a seven coach Illinois Central streamliner that carried passengers between Chicago and Miami in about 51 hours. The cars were built by Pullman and the train began operating on December 18, 1940.

Cost of Miami streamliner postcard

The bar was located in the “Bamboo Grove” observation car.

City of Miami Bamboo Grove observation car
Cost of Miami streamliner advertisement

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