National Geographic : 1947 Apr
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byWillard R.Culver In a Glass Penthouse, Passengers Watch Scenery Flash Past Their Stainless-steel Streamliner Twenty-four persons riding "upstairs" get an unobstructed view. General Motors designed the safety-glass Vista Dome. Burlington Lines ranthis experimental model between Chicago and San Francisco. Later, domes will be teardrop-shaped. New dining cars will beroof gardens onwheels.