Watch a Parade of Trains Celebrate L.A. Union Station's 1939 Opening

Built shortly before the dawn of the Jet Age, L.A.'s Union Station has been called the Last Great American Railway Station—one final monument to rail transportation's heyday. Judging by a newly digitized color film, the city celebrated its grand opening on May 3, 1939, with appropriate fanfare. » 4/22/14 1:21pm 4/22/14 1:21pm

Why Is LA's Lovely and Historic Union Station Getting Such a Modern…

Am I the only one feeling a little bit bummed about the modern makeover LA's historic Union Station is set to receive? » 6/29/12 1:00am 6/29/12 1:00am

Inspiring a Nation to Take War to the Skies

During World War II, President Roosevelt declared that America would manufacture 185,000 military aircraft in 1942 and 1943. To illustrate and inspire the effort, 4,500 model airplanes were hung spectacularly from the ceiling of Union Station in Chicago. » 8/27/10 6:40pm 8/27/10 6:40pm