Goldwater For President, 1964.

A Republican presidential candidate from Arizona can’t lose, can he? Barry Goldwater stepped down from his seat in the Senate to run for president against LBJ…but was defeated in one of the worst landslides in history. He garnered only 52 electoral votes, compared to LBJ’s four-hundred-eighty-six. Make sure you get out and vote today, and […]

Iron Horse Tour of the Railroad Club of Chicago, 1964

On July 19, 1964, a group of railroad aficionados piled aboard a 7900 series lounge car belonging to the Chicago and North Western Railway, en route to the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Railroad Club of Chicago sponsored this ‘lounge car party,’ bringing along friends from Milwaukee along the way, and providing […]