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Private Owner Cars

 

Passenger Cars

 

Auto-Liner Co.

100, sleeper, was built by Pullman-Standard in 1942, #6668, as Pullman Corp "Imperial Drive.  It was painted as Union Pacific and sold to Chicago & North Western on December 31, 1945.  It was repainted as C&NW on April 23, 1953.  It was sold as A-L 100 on August 1, 1970, and sold as Great Western Tours 49.


Grant Supply Co.

1290 "Appekunny Mountain" was built by American Car & Foundry in October 1950, as Great Northern 1290 "Appekunny Mountain".  It became Burlington Northern 1200 "Appekunny" in 1970 and sold as GSCo 1290 "Appekunny Mountain".  It was sold as Arizona & California 1 "Appekunny Mountain" and transferred as California Northern RR 100 "Appekunny Mountain".


Great Western Tours

49, sleeper, was built by Pullman-Standard in 1942, #6668, as Pullman Corp "Imperial Drive.  It was painted as Union Pacific and sold to Chicago & North Western on December 31, 1945.  It was repainted as C&NW on April 23, 1953.  It was sold as Auto-Liner Co 100 on August 1, 1970, and sold as GWT 49.


High Iron Travel Co.

"Caritas" was built by Pullman-Standard in 1948 as St Louis-San Francisco "Pierre LaClede".  It was sold as Canadian National "Churchill Falls" in 1964 and resold as HIT "Caritas" in 1983.


North Star Rail

800862, dome, was built by Pullman-Standard in 1952, #6908, as Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific 53.  It was sold as Canadian National "Athabasca" in January 1965 and renumbered 2701 in April 1974.  It became Via Rail Canada 2701 in March 1978 and retired in June 1982.  It was sold to Rail Travel Associates in February 1983 and painted as 53 in August 1984.  It was donated to MidContinent Railway Museum in 1985 but never used.  It was sold to C&NW as 421 "Powder River" in 1985.  It was sold to North Carolina Department of Transportation as 400301 "Mount Mitchell" in 1996, but never used.  It was sold to Friends of the 261 and repainted for service as NSR 800862.


Patron Spirits Co

50 was built in 1927 as Gulf Mobile & Ohio 50.  It was sold to Eureka Springs & North Arkansas 50 and sold to John Paul DeJoria which owns PSCo in 1992 where it was rebuilt in rococo style as Patron Tequila Express.  The Amtrak number is 800539.


Rail Travel Associates

53, dome, was built by Pullman-Standard in 1952, #6908, as Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific 53.  It was sold as Canadian National "Athabasca" in January 1965 and renumbered 2701 in April 1974.  It became Via Rail Canada 2701 in March 1978 and retired in June 1982.  It was sold to RTA in February 1983 and painted as 53 in August 1984.  It was donated to MidContinent Railway Museum in 1985 but never used.  It was sold to C&NW as 421 "Powder River" in 1985.  It was sold to North Carolina Department of Transportation as 400301 "Mount Mitchell" in 1996, but never used.  It was sold to Friends of the 261 and repainted for service as North Star Rail 800862.


Thompson Farms Co.

7 was built by Pullman in 1917, #4466, as Illinois Central 17.  It was renumbered 7 in 1940 and sold as Chicago Madison & Northern 7 "Doonin".  It was sold as Thompson Farms Co 7 and acquired to Monticello Railway Museum.  It was restored as IC 7.


Vinewood Management Co.

800144 "Golden Mission" was built as Southern Pacific 211.  It became 9110, "Golden Mission" and sold to VMCo.

800298 "Sonoma Valley" was built as Northern Pacific 498.  It became Amtrak 8354 and sold to VMCo.


Miscellaneous

200 "Louis W Grant" was built by Pullman as Pullman Car Co "Henry Stanley".  It was a leaser car and rebuilt as Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe 20, business car.  It was sold to an individual and lettered as SLSF 200 "Louis W Grant".

"Tradewinds" was built by American Car & Foundry Co in 1911 as Wabash RR 81, a parlor car.  It was rebuilt as 6 "Iowa" at Decatur in November 1929 as a business car.  It was sold to an individual and named "Tradewinds".   It was sold to another individual and renumbered "Windy City" and later acquired by Monticello Railway Museum.  The plan is to restore it as Wabash 6.

PPCX 600556 is a former Burlington Northern business car and was a Great Northern rules examiner car. It was apparently originally a Pullman. It is thought that it is or was owned by a judge in Arlington, TX.

PPCX 800011, observation lounge, was built by Budd in 1947 as Atlantic Coast Line 255.  It became Seaboard Coast Line 5834 in July 1967 and became National Railway Passenger Corp 3334.  It was sold as private car 800011 "Coconut Grove" and wrecked.  It was rebuilt as Grand Canyon RR 255 "Chief".

PPCX 800326 was built by American Car & Foundry in February 1949, #3032, as Union Pacific 4804.  It was sold as Amtrak 8093 in October 1972 and retired in 1981 and sold to Jersey Central Historical Society as PPCX 800326.

PPCX 800604 "Silver Splendor" was built by Budd in 1956 as Chicago Burlington & Quincy 4735 "Silver Buckle".  It became Burlington Northern "Silver Buckle" 4735 in 1970 and sold to Amtrak as 9457.  It was retired in 1981 and sold to John Caestecker as PPCX 800604 "Silver Splendor" in 1997.

RPCX 415 "Niles" was built by Pullman in 1917 as El Paso & Southwestern 500.  It became Southern Pacific 128 "Santa Rosa" in 1924 and rebuilt in 1937.  It was sold as Yreka Western 68 on March 18, 1968, and was transferred as Kyle Ry 13 in May 1993.   It was sold to an individual in 2004 and moved to Port of Redwood City.  It was repainted as Pullman and renumbered RPCX 415, "Niles".  It was sold to Oregon Pacific RR in 2011.



Freight Cars

 

American Colloid Co.

Box Car 709.


American Refrigerator Transit Co.

801, reefer.

153414, ice car.


Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.

7110, Class C113.  It was leased to Lincoln Grain Inc.


Chickasha Cotton Oil Co.

253,


General American Transportation Co.

We have a special page on this company.


Hamm's Brewing Co.

31237 was built in February 1965.


Kasgro Rail Corp.

Itel Rail Corp.

Miner Railcar Mfg. Co.

1, 25 Ton, was built by General Electric.

50013.


North American Car Co.

We have a special page on this company.


Pure Carbonic Co.

340 was a dry ice car.


Shippers Car Line Corp.

This company became part of American Car & Foundries and is now a part of American Railcar Industries.

52642 was assigned to Eastman Kodak.


Transmetrix, Inc.

240001.


Western Fruit Express Co.

8012.

 

 

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