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—Since the announcement was made, in the January 31st issue of this Journal, in which it was stated that the Illinois Central Railroad would run a special excursion train of Pullman Palace Cars from Chicago through to New Orleans, leaving the former city at 9 P. M. of April 25, making the trip in thirty-six hours, we have been apprised that an arrangement has been made with the general passenger agents representing the various roads leading to the Crescent City, that the prospects for a magnificent trip are very bright whereby members and their families going south, via the Illinois Central route, will be enabled to return via Mobile, Montgomery, Nashville, Mammoth Cave and Louisville, over the Louisville & Nashville line, or via Meridian, Chattanooga and Cincinnati, over the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas line (Queen and Crescent route); or those who prefer may be returned by boat on the
American Medical Association and the Railroads.. JAMA. 1885;IV(8):209-210. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390830013004