“Streamlining Through Wonderful Florida”

The Atlantic Coast Line operated a fleet of crack passenger trains known as the Champions, between New York and the East and West coasts of Florida. These were some of the earliest and most successful streamliners in the business. In 1939, in response to rival railroad Seaboard’s popular new streamliner, the Silver Meteor, the Atlantic Coast Line launched its first streamlined train, the all-coach Champion. The railroad continued to maintain and improve its passenger service, even replacing old stations with new.

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