Wednesday, May 14, 2014

4449-844 Doubleheader: Baggage Recreation Car #5714 “Golden State Limited”

IMG_6325 Union Pacific Baggage Recreation Car #5714 at Peninsula Jct on May 12, 2007

Baggage Recreation Car #5714, Golden State Limited, was built by American Car & Foundry in 1957 as a Postal Storage Car. In 1990 it was remodeled into a Baggage Recreation Car for use in ski train service to Sun Valley and given the name Western Lodge. In 1993 it was renamed Pony Express. In 2004 it was renamed Golden State Limited, after a train jointly operated by the Southern Pacific and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific between Chicago and Los Angeles from October 1902 to January 1948, when it was replaced by the new streamlined Golden State.

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