Passenger Cars

Santa Fe 1492 – Diner

Previous owners include the Santa Fe RR (No. 1492) and Amtrak (No. 8037). Howard Thornton of Midwest Travel acquired the car and named it Soonerland II. It was used for several excursions around Watonga, OK, in the 1990’s. The Oklahoma Centennial Commission funded the last refurbishment in 2006. Museum member Harry Currie donated this car…

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Santa Fe 115 – Chair Car

In November of 1960, the Santa Fe converted the car into a standard 44 seat coach by squaring the observation end. After the conversion, the car was renumbered No. 2947. It was then sold to Penn Central RR in December of 1969 where it was converted into a 108 seat commuter coach No. 2407. The…

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Santa Fe 113 – Chair Car

The car was sold to the Penn Central RR in November of 1969 where it was converted into a 108 seat commuter-coach, No. 2413. The Cedar Rapids & Iowa City RR purchased the car in the early 1980’s for excursion service and renumbered it No. 113. In 2001, the car was rebuilt by the Cuyahoga…

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