BN #976058         
Formerly GN baggage-express-rider #474, which was rebuilt from 8S sleeper buffet lounge solarium observation #1021 MIDLAND HILLS CLUB, 1 of 2 Plan #4025D cars acquired by GN at the 12/31/1948 Pullman divestiture, the other was #1020 MANITOBA CLUB. Both the MIDLAND HILLS CLUB and MANITOBA CLUB were rebuilt in 1935 from Plan #2521 10S sleeper lounge observations. The MIDLAND HILLS CLUB was formerly the MIRAFLORES (Lot #4049, 1912), and the MANITOBA CLUB was formerly the EL CIBOLA (Lot #4202, 1913). For more info, see the "Surviving Pullman Heavyweight Sleeping Cars" thread on RYPN: EXIF: 2:41 PM, f/3.1 @ 1/800, ISO-100
Date: 7/19/2014 Location: Mineral, WA   Map Show Mineral on a rail map Views: 784 Collection Of:   Ted Brumberg
Rolling Stock: BN 976058 (Baggage Car) PULL MIRAFLORES (Passenger Car) PULL MIDLAND_HILL (Passenger Car) GN 1021 (Passenger Car) GN 474 (Baggage Car) Author:  Ted Brumberg
BN #976058
Picture Categories: Passenger This picture is part of album:  Passenger Cars
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Jerry LaBoda General These cars were called baggage - express - rider because the rear brakeman would rid the car at the end of the train so he could close switches along the train's route. The conductor would have remained in the forward part of the consist since he was in charge of the train. 7/21/2014 10:36:45 PM
Jerry LaBoda General According to the Great Northern Passenger Car Diagram book for 1966 this car was rebuilt from GN 1020. 7/21/2014 10:39:39 PM

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