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Preserved Great Northern Sleeping Cars

 

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Pullman 'John McLoughlin'

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Photos taken October 25, 2004

8 Section, 1 Drawing Room, 2 Compartment heavyweight sleeping car 1929 by Pullman for the Empire Builder

Pullman

'John McLouglin'  Received A/C on 6/1/1936 and was thereafter assigned to Pullman's general Pool service

- Sold to Illinois Central 12/31/1948 and leased back to Pullman. Withdrawn from lease 2/15/1962 and converted to MOW bunk car. Sold to the Keokuk Junction Railway in the early 1980's. To IRM summer 2000. Illinois Railway Museum Union, IL Mostly original inside. Undergoing restoration

SP&S 600

'Mount Hood'

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Photo taken November 2002 by Lindsay Korst

6 Roomette, 3 Bedroom, Buffet Lounge car

2/1950 by Pullman Standard for Spokane-Portland Empire Builder service

SP&S 600 'Mount Hood'

 

 

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To BN (1205) 1970. Retired 1971. To PNWC-NRHS as SP&S 600, 1971

Pacific Northwest Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society

 

Tigard, OR

 

SP&S 601

'Mount St. Helens'

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Photo taken May 1971 by James L. Abney

6 Roomette, 3 Bedroom, Buffet Lounge car

2/1950 by Pullman Standard for Spokane-Portland Empire Builder service

SP&S 601 'Mount

St. Helens'

 

 

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To BN (1206) 1970. Retired 1971. Sold to Arvid Benson, 1971(?). To Mike Gelhaus 19??

Mike Gelhaus

Spokane, WA

 

SP&S 701

'Wapinitia Pass'

Not available

6 Roomette, 5 Bedroom, 2 Compartment sleeping car

1951 by Pullman Standard for Empire Builder service

SP&S 701 'Wapinitia Pass'

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To BN (1385) 1970. Converted to bunk car BN 968212. Sold to NRM 1983.

Northwest Railway Museum

Snoqualmie, WA

 

CB&Q 1167

'Cut Bank Pass'

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Photo taken April 2004 by Eric Hopp

4 Section, 8 Duplex Roomette, 4 Compartment sleeping car 1946 by Pullman Standard

CB&Q 1167

'Cut Bank Pass'

- Donated 1969 by CB&Q  to TVRM Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum   Chattanooga, TN  

1175

'Oberlin Glacier'

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Washington Union Station January 20, 2005

 

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Photo taken by R.P. Flynn

16 Duplex Roomette, 4  Bedroom sleeping car

1946 by Pullman Standard

1175

'Oberlin 

Glacier'

1198 'Manitoba Club' Rebuilt as 8-2 Sleeper Lounge for 'Winnipeg Limited' 1956

To BN (1198) 1970. Converted to BN Business Car 'St. Croix River' 1972. Retired 1981. To Northern Railcar Corp. (Bill Gardner) as the 'North Star' Converted to porch-end business car 1985. To St. Louis Car Company 1987. To John Wilson

Cincinnati, OH 1988. To North Star Charters Cincinnati, OH 1990. To Ohio Railway Supply as FLNX 3, 2003.

Ohio Railway Supply, Kent, OH. 

Orrville, OH

Based at the Orrville Railroad Heritage Society

Rebuilt and repainted for presidential campaign in 2004.

CB&Q 1178

'Sperry Glacier'

Not available

16 Duplex Roomette, 4  Bedroom sleeping car

1946 by Pullman Standard

CB&Q 1178 'Sperry Glacier'

 

 

 

New Mexico

Owned by a company operating into Mexico

GN 1182

'Agassiz Glacier'

Not available

16 Duplex Roomette, 4  Bedroom sleeping car

1946 by Pullman Standard

GN 1182 'Agassiz Glacier'

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To BN (1182) 1970. Retired 1972. Donated to the State of Wyoming 1974. Donated to the City of Douglas 1993.

Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center

121 Brownfield Rd, Douglas, WY

At the former C&NW (FE&MV) depot 

1260

'Skykomish River'

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Photo taken by John Suscheck of Ozark Mountain Railcar

4 Section-7 Duplex Roomette-3 Double Bedroom-1 Compartment sleeping car

1951 by Pullman Standard

1260 'Skykomish River'

Converted to 7 Duplex Roomette- 6 Bedroom-1 Compartment sleeping car 1963

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To BN (1260) 1970. 

Converted to business car - crew sleeper BNA-22 'Stevens Pass' 1976. To BNSF 69 'Stevens Pass'. To Ozark Mountain Railcar as OMRX 100 'Skykomish River' 6/2003

Missouri Rail Group

Forsyth, MO

Available for lease

1266

'Sheyenne River'

Not available

4 Section-7 Duplex Roomette-3 Double Bedroom-1 Compartment sleeping car

11 or 12/1950 by Pullman Standard

1266

'Sheyenne

River'

CB&Q 1266 'Sheyenne River'

Sold to CB&Q in the 1953 Empire Builder mileage equalization.

 

 

 

Sandwich, MA

Eric Wilde, owner

1269

'Poplar River'

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Photos taken October 24, 2004

4 Section-7 Duplex Roomette-3 Double Bedroom-1 Compartment sleeping car

11 or 12/1950 by Pullman Standard

1269

'Poplar River'

CB&Q 1269 'Poplar River'.

Sold to CB&Q in the 1953 Empire Builder mileage equalization.

 

 

National Railroad Museum

 

Green Bay, WI

 

1273

'Pend O'Reille River'

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Photo courtesy Dave Christoph

4 Section-7 Duplex Roomette-3 Double Bedroom-1 Compartment sleeping car

11 or 12/1950 by Pullman Standard

1273

'Pend O'Reille River'

CB&Q 1273

'Pend O'Reille River'. Sold to CB&Q in the 1953 Empire Builder mileage equalization.

 

Lake Shore Railway Museum

 

North East, PA

Lake Shore Railway Historical Society

1384

'Lewis & Clark Pass'

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Photos taken October 14, 2004

6 Roomette-5 Bedroom-2 Compartment sleeping car

1951 by Pullman Standard

1384

'Lewis & Clark Pass'

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To BN (1384) 1970. To Amtrak 2450 1972. To Private Owner 19?? To Thomas J. Jaite 8/2005

Thomas J. Jaite

Bellevue, OH At the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum

To be moved. To be restored and turned into a private car.

BN numbers were assigned but often not applied. Cars with BN numbers shown within brackets are not confirmed to have worn that number.
Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda