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Long before there were bullet trains and high-speed light rail systems, people experimented with creating super-streamlined trains that could whisk people across the country in Googie splendor. In some alternate universe, these streamlined trains of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s are still in service.
RAIL STRIKE, 1920: A huge nationwide freight car logjam resulted from a strike by railway workers. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was charged with assisting the railroad lines to break the logjam and get freight moving expeditiously. Berryman portrays Uncle Sam as an ICC traffic cop, directing the flow of railroad trains.