1932 : Kansas City to El Paso Train Journey

 

CONTINUED......MID-MORNING
CONTINUED......MID-MORNING

27th May 1932

 

Kansas City, Missouri

 

Arrived at Kansas City 9 am and departed at 9:40 am, 27th May 1932.

 

TOTAL RAIL DISTANCE BETWEEN KANSAS CITY, MO. TO EL PASO, NM. IS 943 MILES / 1,517 KMS.

Departed Kansas City at 9:40 am. Arrived in El Paso 8:45 am and departed 9:10 am.

 

There is no mention of the train stopping between these 2 cities. It is feasible that the train did stop at in-between stations in the various States.

 

 

 

Meher Baba's companions on his rail journey were Jean and Malcolm Schloss, Meredith and Margaret Starr, Kaka, Chanji, Adi Jr. ,Beheram and Quentin Tod.

 

 

Kansas City to Phoenix Train Route Map - Across 5 States
Kansas City to Phoenix Train Route Map - Across 5 States

 

 

KANSAS

KANSAS STATE MAP : This map shows the journey Meher Baba took across the state of Kansas. This map apart from the rivers and county lines only shows rail-lines not roads.
KANSAS STATE MAP : This map shows the journey Meher Baba took across the state of Kansas. This map apart from the rivers and county lines only shows rail-lines not roads.
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KANSAS - 1
KANSAS - 1

 

It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.

 

DE SOTO

LAWRENCE

LECOMPTONTECUMSEH

 

DE SOTO RAILWAY STATION, KANSAS

 

LAWRENCE, KANSAS

 

LECOMPTON, KANSAS

 

TECUMSEH, KANSAS

KANSAS - 2
KANSAS - 2

 

 

TOPEKA, KANSAS

Kansas State Capitol Building, Topeka
Kansas State Capitol Building, Topeka

 

It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.

 

PAXICO

McFARLAND

VOLLAND

ALTA VISTA

WHITE CITY

LATIMER

 

PAXICO, KANSAS

 

McFARLAND, KANSAS

 

VOLLAND, KANSAS

 

ALTA VISTA, KANSAS

 

WHITE CITY, KANSAS

 

LATIMER, KANSAS

KANSAS - 3
KANSAS - 3

 

It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.

 

HERINGTON

TAMPA

CANTON

McPHERSON

INMAN

HUTCHINSON

 

 

HERINGTON, KANSAS

 

TAMPA, KANSAS

 

CANTON, KANSAS

 

McPHERSON, KANSAS

INMAN, KANSAS

 

HUTCHINSON, KANSAS

KANSAS - 4
KANSAS - 4

 

It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.

 

PRESTON

PRATT

BUCKLIN

FOWLER

PLAINS

LIBERAL

 

PRESTON, KANSAS

 

PRATT, KANSAS

 

BUCKLIN, KANSAS

 

FOWLER, KANSAS

 

PLAINS, KANSAS

 

 

LIBERAL, KANSAS

 

 

 

OKLAHOMA

OKLAHOMA STATE MAP. This map shows the journey Meher Baba took across the state of Oklahoma. This map apart from the rivers and county lines only shows rail-lines not roads.
OKLAHOMA STATE MAP. This map shows the journey Meher Baba took across the state of Oklahoma. This map apart from the rivers and county lines only shows rail-lines not roads.

 

It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.

 

HOOKER

GUYMON

TEXHOMA

DELHART,TX.

 

HOOKER, OK.

 

GUYMON, OK.

 

TEXHOMA, OK.

OKLAHOMA pan-handle , close-up map
OKLAHOMA pan-handle , close-up map

DALHART, TEXAS

28th May 1932

 

NEW MEXICO

 

It is not known presently, whether the train carrying Meher Baba and his companions stopped at any of the following train/Union stations.

 

LOGAN

VAUGHAN

CARRIZOZO

 

 

 

LOGAN, NM.

 

 

TUCUMCARI, NM.

The train arrived at Tucucari at 12:25am (MT) & departed at 12:40am (MT). A 15 min stop-over.

 

The Tucumcari landmark Rock Island-Southern Pacific depot opened in 1927. This replaced another building which had been there for a long time.

 

 

VAUGHAN, NM.

 

 

CARRIZOZO, NM.

TEXAS

 TEXAS STATE MAP. This map shows the journey Meher Baba took across the state of Texas. This map apart from the rivers and county lines only shows rail-lines not roads.
TEXAS STATE MAP. This map shows the journey Meher Baba took across the state of Texas. This map apart from the rivers and county lines only shows rail-lines not roads.

CLOSE UP OF THE 2 AREAS OF TEXAS STATE BABA'S TRAIN TRAVERSED

 

The train arrived in El Paso, Texas, the next day ( 28th May ) at 8:45 in the morning and Baba got down at the station. He had a 20-minute walk before proceeding to Tucson, Arizona, which was reached at 5:20 that evening.

 

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EL PASO, TEXAS

Present day
Present day

El Paso Union Station

 

Union Station Interior

Images from the Past

1930s - El Paso. Im age from Classic Trains Collection magazine. Courtesy of Larry Karresch.
1930s - El Paso. Im age from Classic Trains Collection magazine. Courtesy of Larry Karresch.

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