The 2503 was a crew dorm that was converted from a former Santa Fe 10-6 Sleeper named Pine Hill.
In 2015 I managed the employee store holiday sale. We used the 85999 and 10020, and here they were in place and ready for the day ahead.
A former Southern Pacific Sunset Limited car with its trademark oversized name plate is now in private ownership but still carries the Cedar Grove name Amtrak gave it. All of these ex SP Sleepers ... (more)
Silver Basin is an ex CB&Q car that went to Amtrak but never made the cut for the HEP program. The tubes extending down in front of the trucks are the toilet chutes from the days of "direct ... (more)
Former Amtrak 10-6 Sleeper #2453 was named Cedar Grove, and is a former SP car stored at Gateway Rail Services. It's been about two decades since this car last saw service on Amtrak.
Pine King was built for the Santa Fe by Budd as a 10-6 Sleeper, and had been re-purposed by Amtrak as a crew dorm car on eastern single level long distance trains. Some windows were removed in th... (more)