1948 Chicago Fair
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1948 Chicago Fair describes the summer Railroad Fair held in that city.  It is a brochure touting the GN's new flagship, the Empire Builder along with scenic highlights and a model layout on display at the fair.

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Front cover

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Short history of the GN

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GN Model Railroad

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Western scenic highlights

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Summary of Empire Builder/Oriental Limited route

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Western scenic highlights

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Great Plains and Eastern scenic highlights

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Back cover