Great Northern Railway (GN) Sleeping Car

Great Northern Railway (GN) Sleeping Car (HM1QGL)

Location: Douglas, WY 82633 Converse County
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N 42° 45.514', W 105° 23.229'

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Car was built by Pullman Standard at Pullman, Ill in December of 1950 as a part of an order for eight sleeping cars with 16 duplex roomettes and four bedrooms. Car was assigned to the Western Star, their secondary Chicago to Seattle train. With a capacity of 24 passengers plus the porter, the car saw service system wide.

The car was named "Augassiz Glacier" and was numbered #1182 during its entire career. Car was in regular daily service until the formation of Amtrak in April of 1971. Car may have been used in Burlington Northern business trains on one or two occasions and was retired in 1972.
It was donated to State of Wyoming in May of 1974 with the City of Douglas acquiring title in 1993.
Placed ByDouglas Railroad Interpretive Center
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Date Added Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 468320 N 4734077
Decimal Degrees42.75856667, -105.38715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 45.514', W 105° 23.229'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 45' 30.84" N, 105° 23' 13.74" 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 180 Elkhorn Way, Douglas WY 82633, US
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