You will hear a short lecture. Write a summary for a fellow student who was not present at the lecture. You should write 50 – 70 words. You have 10 minutes to finish this task. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points presented in the lecture.
Speaker talks about the special train which started in 1893 from Newyork to Chicago. It was very successful and it was pulled by a steam engine. It has 5 carts 2 sleeps, observation cart and a baggage cart. Surprisingly it also has a small library. It also has a barber on the train. People have to wait for 2 years to get the reservation. In the year of 1945 steam engine replaced by Diseal Engine. But at the end of 1960, people started traveling by car and airplane and the diesel engine didn’t survive.