Though the Southern Pacific and St.Louis Southwestern were operated as separate railroads,they operated essentially
as a single railroad for many freight services,including the famous Blue Streak Merchandise freight train, whose
schedule,along with a few other sample freight schedules from CottonBelt appear in the supporting text section below.
Here are the profiles of the two railroads:
Freight cars: 17,407
Most locomotives and freight cars were built to Southern Pacific specifications.
2.Southern Pacific Railroad
Company Service cars:1154.