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Ron Kohlin's Collection
 
12/14/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Ron Kohlin
Dates:9/28/2012 - 9/28/2012
Album Info:The American Assn. of Private Rail Car Owners made their annual excursion from Washington DC to Chattanooga in 2012.
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ex-GN "City of Spokane"
Title:  ex-GN "City of Spokane"
Description:  Built by American Car and Foundry in 1950 for use on Great Northern's International, which ran between Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:33 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-L&N "Royal Street"
Title:  ex-L&N "Royal Street"
Description:  "Royal Street" was of one eight 5 double bedroom-buffet-lounge observation ordered in 1946, built by Pullman-Standard, and completed in February and March of 1950. Four of the cars were placed in service on the “Royal Palm”. The other four cars, one owned by the Southern Railway, two, including the ROYAL STREET, owned by the Louisville & Nashville, and one owned by the Western Railway of Alabama, were assigned to service on the jointly-operated New York – Washington – Atlanta – New Orleans “Crescent”. Anita and I rode this car in excursion service in October 2010 from Spencer to Asheville, NC.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:36 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-UP "Pacific Union"
Title:  ex-UP "Pacific Union"
Description:  The Pacific Union is a 1950 Budd built stainless steel classic 10-6 sleeper that operated on Union Pacific’s Chicago to the west coast “City” trains.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:39 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  312   Comments: 1
ex-UP "Northern Sky"
Title:  ex-UP "Northern Sky"
Description:  The "Northern Sky" was built in 1955 by American Car & Foundry as UP # 9003.The first five (of 15), 9000-9004, were delivered for service on the City of Los Angeles, operated over the rails of the Union Pacific and the Milwaukee Road between Los Angeles and Chicago.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:41 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-UP "Northern Dreams"
Title:  ex-UP "Northern Dreams"
Description:  Built by Pullman-Standard in 1955 as 5 double bedroom-buffet-Redwood Lounge car North Platte for the Union Pacific Railroad.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:44 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-UP "Pacific Sands"
Title:  ex-UP "Pacific Sands"
Description:  "Pacific Sands" was delivered to the Union Pacific Railroad in April of 1950, part of a total of 50 Pacific Series sleeper cars delivered by the Budd Company. It was operated by the Pullman Company until the late 60's and saw service on the City of Los Angeles, City of San Francisco, and City of Portland along with other routes.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:46 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-CN "Scottish Thistle"
Title:  ex-CN "Scottish Thistle"
Description:  The "Scottish Thistle" was built in 1959 by the Canadian rail manufacturer National Steel Car for the Canadian National Railroad. It was used for executive transport.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:49 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-Frisco "Cimarron River"
Title:  ex-Frisco "Cimarron River"
Description:  The "Cimarron River" was built by Pullman Standard in 1948 as a 14 roomette-4 double bedroom sleeper for the Frisco Railway's streamlined "Meteor" which ran from St. Louis Union Station to Oklahoma and had through sleepers to Chicago, New York and Washington.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:53 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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Pullman "SuitsMe"
Title:  Pullman "SuitsMe"
Description:  "Pullman Railtours LLC - President's Private Car No. 100." Numbered RPCX 100, sub-lettered with the number 800988, and I've been told the correct number is PLLX 100. I have no other info.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 1:59:55 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-Frisco "Caritas"
Title:  ex-Frisco "Caritas"
Description:  The "Caritas" was built as a 14 roomette-4 bedroom sleeper for the St. Louise & San Francisco in 1948, called the "Pierre LaClede" at that time. It's a sister to the "Cimarron River."
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:00 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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"Puget Sound"
Title:  "Puget Sound"
Description:  Built in 1955, this Dome-Lounge-Sleeper was completely refurbished in 2001.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:03 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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"Sierra Hotel"
Title:  "Sierra Hotel"
Description:  The "Sierra Hotel" is a sleeper-dome car with an observation platform. It is traveling, as it often does, with its companion dome car, the "Puget Sound."
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:06 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-CN "Oliver Hazard Perry" in L&N livery
Title:  ex-CN "Oliver Hazard Perry" in L&N livery
Description:  Built in 1954 by Pullman for the Canadian National's "Super Continental", this sleeping car was originally named Mount Resplendent. The L&N livery it now enjoys is not historic to the car. Now operated by the Cincinnati Railway Company.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:08 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-SP "Birch Grove"
Title:  ex-SP "Birch Grove"
Description:  The Birch Grove was built by the Budd Company in 1950 as one of twenty-five 10 & 6 sleepers ordered by the Southern Pacific for use on the Sunset Limited. Now operated by the Cincinnati Railway Company.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:12 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-NP "The Observatory"
Title:  ex-NP "The Observatory"
Description:  "The Observatory" was built by Budd in 1954 as dome-coach 558 for the Northern Pacific's Chicago-Seattle "North Coast Limited." Now operated by the Cincinnati Railway Company.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:14 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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ex-AT&SF # 56
Title:  ex-AT&SF # 56
Description:  Santa Fe 56 was built by Pullman in 1923 as 34. It was renumbered as 56 and sold to Caboose Antiques in 1980.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:26 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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"Pacific Sunset"
Title:  "Pacific Sunset"
Description:  The "Pacific Sunset" is a sleeper built by Budd.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:30 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-ATSF "Vista Canyon"
Title:  ex-ATSF "Vista Canyon"
Description:  The Vista Canyon was built in 1947 by the Pullman Company for the Santa Fe Railroad. It's owned by the Arizona Railroad Museum and operated by "Cruising by Rail" of Omaha.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:34 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  315   Comments: 0
Pullman "Federal"
Title:  Pullman "Federal"
Description:  The "Federal" was built and operated by the Pullman Company; she was put into service on February 3, 1911. It is the oldest car Amtrak will pull.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:37 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  376   Comments: 1
Pullman "Dover Harbor"
Title:  Pullman "Dover Harbor"
Description:  The "Dover Harbor" was built by the Pullman Company in 1923. In November of 1979 it was purchased by the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:39 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-NYC "Portland"
Title:  ex-NYC "Portland"
Description:  New York Central 3, was built for Harold Sterling Vanderbilt, who worked as a director of the railroad founded by his family three generations previously. It was built in 1923.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:42 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Pullman "Georgia 300" business car
Title:  Pullman "Georgia 300" business car
Description:  The Georgia 300 was built by the Pullman Standard Co. shops in 1930. It was operated as a lounge car named the General Polk on the New Orleans-New York Crescent Limited (operated by the L&N, West Point Route, Southern, and Pennsylvania). It was later purchased by the Georgia Railroad and reconfigured to Office Car 300.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:46 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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The "Cannon Ball"
Title:  The "Cannon Ball"
Description:  The Cannon Ball was built by American Car & Foundry in 1922 for Wabash RR for the transport of top RR officials.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:49 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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CMStP&P "Wisconsin"
Title:  CMStP&P "Wisconsin"
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:53 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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SAL "Hollywood Beach"
Title:  SAL "Hollywood Beach"
Description:  In Chattanooga for the 2012 AAPRCO convention.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:55 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-MKT "J Pinckney Henderson"
Title:  ex-MKT "J Pinckney Henderson"
Description:  The J. Pinckney Henderson, named after the first governor of the state of Texas, was built in 1954 by the Pullman-Standard Company for the MKT Railroad. It's been operated by the Lancaster & Chester RR since 1989.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:00:58 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-UP "Mount Vernon"
Title:  ex-UP "Mount Vernon"
Description:  The "Mount Vernon" is one of fifty "Pacific" series 10 roomette-6 double-bedroom sleepers built by the Budd Company between December 1949 and June 1950, for Pullman service on the Union Pacific.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:02 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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ex-UP "Berlin"
Title:  ex-UP "Berlin"
Description:  The "Berlin" was built by Pullman in 1956 as Union Pacific 11 double-bedroom sleeper Placid Lake.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:08 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
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Pullman "Dearing"
Title:  Pullman "Dearing"
Description:  The Dearing, as she is now known, rolled out of the Pullman shops in 1925. She was one of nearly 4,000 sleepers built and operated by the Pullman Company, at various times, on the Great Northern, the Chicago Great Western, the Chicago & North Western, and Pullman pool service.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:13 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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"Sierra Hotel," et. al.
Title:  "Sierra Hotel," et. al.
Description:  Sierra Hotel, Puget Sound, and Caritas
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:17 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  402   Comments: 1
"Northern Dreams" and "Northern Sky"
Title:  "Northern Dreams" and "Northern Sky"
Description:  Left to right, the Northern Dreams and the Northern Sky from Northern Sky Charters.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:21 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  353   Comments: 1
"Northern Dreams" and "Northern Sky"
Title:  "Northern Dreams" and "Northern Sky"
Description:  Left to right, the Northern Dreams and the Northern Sky from Northern Sky Charters.
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:23 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  383   Comments: 0
Pullman "Dearing"
Title:  Pullman "Dearing"
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 2:01:25 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Ron Kohlin
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  751   Comments: 1


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