Tuesday, June 12, 2018

BKSX Coach #4001

BKSX Coach #4001 in Wishram, Washington, on June 7, 1997

Pictured in Wishram, Washington, in the consist of an excursion train with Southern Pacific Daylight GS-4 #4449, BKSX Coach #4001 was built by the Budd Company in 1950 as Southern Pacific 44-Seat Coach #2367 for the Sunset Limited. In 1951 it was renumbered to Texas & New Orleans #440, and in 1961 it was renumbered to SP #2228. It later became Amtrak #4415. In 1980, Amtrak rebuilt it as a 40-Seat ADA Coach with Head-End Power and it became Amtrak #4001. It was retired by Amtrak in 1995. At this point it was being operated as a RailVentures/Montana Daylight car.

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