Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) Dining Car

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) Dining Car (HM1QFX)

Location: Douglas, WY 82633 Converse County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 45.526', W 105° 23.236'

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This car was built by the Budd Company at Philadelphia, PA as a 48 seat Diner in March 1947. It was part of an order for new stainless steel passenger cars for system-wide service. It was named "Silver Salver" and was numbered #196, later Burlington Northern #1160 and was used briefly in business train service.
The most common assignment was on the Morning and Afternoon Zephyr trains between Chicago and Minneapolis. Car may have passed through Douglas on CB&Q train #29 and #30, the Omaha to Billings through train in the early 1950s. Car was not selected for service on Amtrak and was retired in 1972.
Placed ByDouglas Railroad Interpretive Center
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Date Added Monday, January 11th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 468311 N 4734099
Decimal Degrees42.75876667, -105.38726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 45.526', W 105° 23.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 45' 31.56" N, 105° 23' 14.16" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37 W Center St, Douglas WY 82633, US
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