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Preserved Great Northern Dining Cars

 

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SP&S 

405

Not available

Diner-Parlor

1950 by Pullman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4417 State Highway 27 E Alexandria, MN

Exists as part of the Weston Station Restaurant

1084

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Photos taken May 2003 by Eric Hopp

Buffet-Parlor

1920 as Pullman parlor car 'Natalie'

Acquired by

GN and converted to coach 1942

Converted

to parlor

car

1945

Converted to buffet-

parlor-

obser-

vation 'Twin

Ports'

1952

Converted by BN to track

inspection car

1973

MTM

 1979

 

 

 

Minnesota Transp- ortation Museum

Jackson St., St. Paul, MN

 

1085

Not available

Buffet-Parlor

1920 as Pullman car 'Deschut-es River'

Acquired

by GN 

1941

Remodeled

1954

 

BN

BNA-12

BNSF 60 Sleeper/

Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

CB&Q

1144

'Red Eagle

Lake'

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Photo taken July 18, 2002

 

Streamlined coffee shop- lounge- dormitory

1946 by Pullman

CB&Q

1144

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Big Pasco Industrial

Park

Pasco, WA

Privately owned by Bruce Moore.

1146

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Photos taken December 2002 by Eric Hopp

Streamlined coach-diner

1950 by American Car & Foundry

1146

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BN 1146 1970

Amtrak

8401

1972

 

Al Knippert c1979-1981. Possibly donated to Louisiana Railway Heritage Trust.

Bob Moen

1998

 

Eric Hopp

2/2001

 

Minnesota Transp- ortation Museum, Jackson St., St. Paul, MN.

Privately owned by Eric Hopp. Under restoration.

1148 'Devils Lake' Not available Streamlined dinette- lunch counter-dormitory car 1949 by Pullman and Great Northern 1148 'Devils Lake' - - BN. Sold to Roanoke Chapter NRHS 1972 Roanoke Chapter NRHS 1972. Re# RNRH 1220 'Carol. W. Jensen' 1974. Re# RNRH 1148 'Devils Lake' 1985 - - - Roanoke Chapter National Railway Historical Society Painted N&W Tuscan Red.

1154

'Lake Michigan'

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Photo courtesy of NCDOT

Streamlined dining car

1946 by Pullman

CB&Q

1154 'Lake Michigan'

GN 1154 'Lake Michigan' Purchased from CB&Q 1955

-

BN 1154 Re# BNA12 19?? Retired 1983

C&NW 'Cedar River' 1985

North Carolina D.O.T. 1996

H.P. Williams 9/14/ 2004

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Norfolk and Southern Railroad Station, Elizabeth City, NC

In C&NW colors. To be used as bar for West End Station Restaurant.

1241

'Running Crane

Lake'

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Photo taken July 5, 2004

Streamlined lounge-diner-

coffee shop

'Ranch' Car

1951 by American Car & Foundry 

1241

-

-

BN

1241

AMTK 8150

1972

Golden State Ltd. (Silver Iris) Verdi, NV 19??

WPRX 1241

Dr. Lou Steplock ca. 1993

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Albany, OR

Privately owned by Dr. Lou Steplock

1243

'Iceberg

Lake'

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Photo taken by Eric Hopp

Streamlined lounge-diner-

coffee shop

'Ranch' Car

1951 by American Car & Foundry 

1243

-

-

CB&Q

1243

1953

BN

AMTK 8152

1972

Bob Moen

19??

-

Northern Iowa

Privately owned by Bob Moen.

One side of car is painted Big Sky Blue while the other side is in Empire Builder colors.

1244

'White Pines

Lake'

Not available

Streamlined lounge-diner-

coffee shop

'Ranch' Car

1951 by American Car & Foundry 

1244

-

-

BN

1244

Ralph Day/ Biddeford Station

Biddeford,

ME

 

Barry Fromm/ The Depot Conference Center, Columbus, OH

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- The Depot Conference Center, 919 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH

To be restored. See a video of the move here.

1245

'Whitefish

Lake'

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Photo taken July 4, 2004

Streamlined lounge-diner-

coffee shop

'Ranch' Car

1951 by American Car & Foundry 

1245

-

-

BN

1244

Amtrak 8153 'Whitefish Lake'

 

 

  Roots of Motive Power, Willits, CA  

1250

'Lake of

the Isles'

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Streamlined dining car

1951 by American Car & Foundry

1250

-

-

CB&Q

1250

1953

BN

1250

 

Retired 1976

Lake Superior Railroad Museum

1976

-

-

Lake

Superior

Railroad

Museum Duluth, MN

Available for charter on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.

1251

'Lake Wenatchee'

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Photos courtesy Dave Christoph

Streamlined 

dining car

1951 by American Car & Foundry

1251

-

-

BN

1251

AMTK 8068 

1972

 

Retired 1981

Lake Shore NRHS Chapter

North East,

PA

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-

Lake

Shore

Railway Museum

North

East, PA

Lake Shore Railway Historical Society

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