#800045 CARITAS         
Built in 1948 by P-S in Lot #6769 to Plan #4153 as SLSF 14RM-4DB sleeper #1450 PIERRE LACLEDE, 1 of 24 such cars built in that Lot, which was ordered in August 1945; cars were delivered between January and June 1948. SLSF owned 17 (#1450-#1466) and MKT owned 7 (#1500-#1506). The Katy cars and 7 of the Frisco cars (#1450-#1456) were built for the TEXAS SPECIAL; the other 10 Frisco cars were built for the METEOR with RIVER-series names. In 1965, Frisco sold 12 of their cars to CN as #2095-#2106 with FALLS-series names; PIERRE LACLEDE as #2095 CHURCHILL FALLS. Sold by VIA in 1983 to High Iron Travel and reconfigured to 4DB-1SR sleeper buffet lounge observation, now owned by Iowa Pacific. The IC Chocolate & Orange is the third variation of the CARITAS unique Art Deco paint scheme. The building in the background is Amtrak's regional offices. For more info, see the Frisco Historical & Modeling Society website: http://www.frisco.org/vb/showthread.php?1242-Streamlined-Cars/page2 and this thread: http://www.rypn.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=36455 1 of 28 private cars that arrived in Seattle over several days for the 2013 AAPRCO convention train to Napa, CA. EXIF: 1:35 PM, f/3.2 @ 1/400, ISO-100
Date: 9/25/2013 Location: Seattle, WA   Map Show Seattle on a rail map Views: 306 Collection Of:   Ted Brumberg
Rolling Stock: SLSF 1450 (Passenger Car) CN 2095 (Passenger Car) PPCX 800045 (Business Car) SLRG 1 (Passenger Car) VIA 2095 (Passenger Car) Author:  Ted Brumberg
#800045 CARITAS
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