Cap Tormentine         
One of the many cars that FGC operates. It was built in 1954 by Pullman for CN.
Date: 7/24/2004 Location: Parrish, FL   Map Show Parrish on a rail map Views: 1643 Collection Of:   Thomas East
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Cap Tormentine
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John Hill General Car is ex-CN Sleeper-Lounge #1089. Assigned Amtk # 800055, CN name was "Cape Tormentine", not "Cap". See also 1984 photo 11/2/2009 8:16:09 PM
Ted Brumberg General 1 of 8 such cars built in Lot #6928 to Plan #4189A as a 2 compartment-2 double bedroom sleeper 29 seat buffet lounge, seats reduced in 1965 to 25 (Plan #4189H), later VIA #1089 before being sold to private ownership. The CAPE TORMENTINE was later painted back into CN colors, sold to the Kentucky RY Museum (remaining at Parrish), and was resold in 2013 to Gary Southgate in Battleford, Saskatchewan, who has plans to establish a new railroad museum in that Canadian province. See this thread for more info: 7/15/2014 5:45:56 PM
Ted Brumberg General Another Lot #6928 car, CN/VIA #1087 CAPE BRETON, is now UP theater inspection #420 FOX RIVER. See 7/15/2014 6:00:56 PM

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