Citation’s train ride, July 1951

A series of photos detailing Citation’s (with groom Dan Barnett) July 23 departure from Los Angeles via Union Pacific railcar. Winner of the Hollywood Gold Cup on July 14, he was reportedly headed to Washington Park in Chicago.

Citation (and groom Dan Barnett) departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951. Citation and groom Dan Barnett departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951.
Photo: USC Digital Library (Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961)

Citation (and groom Dan Barnett) departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951. Citation and groom Dan Barnett departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951.
Photo: USC Digital Library (Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961)

Citation (and groom Dan Barnett) departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951. Citation and groom Dan Barnett departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951.
Photo: USC Digital Library (Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961)

Citation (and groom Dan Barnett) departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951. Citation and groom Dan Barnett departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951.
Photo: USC Digital Library (Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961)

Citation departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951. Citation departing Los Angeles, 07/23/1951.
Photo: USC Digital Library (Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961)

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