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Date: 05/24/23 21:29
Dome Car
Author: swaool

Found this tacked on the bottom of UP's M-PDNP23 this afternoon at Kamela OR.  Destination?  Heritage?

mike woodruff
spokane wa




Date: 05/24/23 21:39
Re: Dome Car
Author: Topfuel

Refugee from Iowa Pacific auction a year or so ago.  Had been at Hood River, OR.  Owner moving it to new location.



Date: 05/24/23 21:39
Re: Dome Car
Author: 8notch

Mike,
 which direction was it heading, also what time of the day. I did not notice it going thru LaGrande, wish I could have caught it.
 Robert in Island City Oregon 



Date: 05/24/23 21:40
Re: Dome Car
Author: MacBeau

Heritage should turn out to be Santa Fe.
—Mac



Date: 05/24/23 21:54
Re: Dome Car
Author: FECgp40

8notch Wrote:
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> Mike,
>  which direction was it heading, also what time
> of the day. I did not notice it going thru
> LaGrande, wish I could have caught it.
>  Robert in Island City Oregon 


Eastbound. PDNP means Portland-North Platte. It left La Grande after a crew change around 1630 today.

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Date: 05/24/23 22:06
Re: Dome Car
Author: callum_out

Nice caboose!

Out 



Date: 05/24/23 22:41
Re: Dome Car
Author: atsf1349

Ex-ATSF Pleasure Dome?

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Date: 05/24/23 23:25
Re: Dome Car
Author: MP555

Per STB recordation 33060-DD, sold November 30, 2021 to Wide Eye Productions in North Carolina for $43,000.  Apparently, they shoot Great Scenic Railway Journeys, to which GSJX belongs.

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/rsPicture.aspx?id=313589



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/24/23 23:30 by MP555.



Date: 05/25/23 03:49
Re: Dome Car
Author: Jimbo

atsf1349 Wrote:
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> Ex-ATSF Pleasure Dome?

Sure looks like it.

Jim



Date: 05/25/23 04:40
Re: Dome Car
Author: agent1522

GSJX 501 is ex Amtrak 9351, exx ATSF 501 Pleasure Dome.  The proposed name for this car would have been Plaza Laguna but the names were never added.  They entered service with numbers only.  Built by Pullman Standard in December 1950 for the Super Chief.



Date: 05/25/23 06:57
Re: Dome Car
Author: 8notch

thanks for the information. I was not near the tracks at that time. Sorry I missed it.
Robert in Island City Oregon 


FECgp40 Wrote:
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> 8notch Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Mike,
> >  which direction was it heading, also what
> time
> > of the day. I did not notice it going thru
> > LaGrande, wish I could have caught it.
> >  Robert in Island City Oregon 
>
>
> Eastbound. PDNP means Portland-North Platte. It
> left La Grande after a crew change around 1630
> today.
>
> Posted from Android



Date: 05/25/23 09:09
Re: Dome Car
Author: Ritzville

Interesting catch of the Dome car as the Fred.

Larry



Date: 05/25/23 13:50
Re: Dome Car
Author: ble692

Destination shows as Winston-Salem, NC.



Date: 05/25/23 19:19
Re: Dome Car
Author: Pacific5th

It was a Spirt of Washington car at one point. Owned by Washington Central then CBRW.



Date: 05/26/23 03:04
Re: Dome Car
Author: BoilingMan

agent1522 Wrote:
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> GSJX 501 is ex Amtrak 9351, exx ATSF 501 Pleasure
> Dome.  The proposed name for this car would have
> been Plaza Laguna but the names were never
> added.  They entered service with numbers only. 
> Built by Pullman Standard in December 1950 for the
> Super Chief.

I didn’t know that about the names. Cool. So that must have been how the PV Plaza Santa Fe got it’s name.
SR



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