EMD F7's 40 ABCL heading through the Mojave Desert
Following the first two chair cars come the first Lunch Counter-Diner. This Pullman manufactured car, No. 1507, was built in 1940, a single order car. It was a backup car for this train. The model is custom made with M&R sides on the American Limited frame.
Two more 2816 class chair cars follow the LCD.
Big Dome Lounges 506-513 were built by Budd in 1954, especially for the El Capitan and the Kansas Cityan/Chicagoan. The custon model is on a Bachman Chassis with M&R sides.
|Two more 2816 class chair cars.|
Following the first two coaches comes the second Lunch Counter-Diner. This Pullman manufactured car, No. 1567, was built in 1950. The model is custom made with M&R sides on the American Limited frame.
These are the final two of eight identical chair cars on the El Capitan.
This parlor observation car was built for the El Capitan in 1938. The model is from Pecos River Brass. I replaced the trucks with Kato Budd trucks.
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