Chicago, Burlington & Quincy "Silver Vale"



  • Listing ID: 18532102
  • Type: Sleeping Cars
  • Year: 1956
  • Manufacture: Budd Company
  • Bearing Type: Rotating End Cap
  • Coupler Type: H
  • Self Contained: No
  • Length (feet): 85.00
  • Width (feet): 10.00
  • Height (feet): 14.00
  • Weight (tons): 65
  • Shipping (minimum):10,000.00
  • This car can be shipped on own wheels, interchanges to CSX
  • Location: Florida
  • Price:
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy "Silver Vale"

-- Located in Florida. Asking price: . --

  • Chicago Burlington & Quincy: #490
  • Amtrak: #2675
  • Builder: Budd.  Job / Lot#: 9660-169, Plan 9538
  • Service Date: June 29, 1956

Built in 1956 by the Budd Company for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad for service on the Denver Zephyr and operated between Chicago and Denver. CB&Q sold the car to Amtrak and was sold into private ownership before the "Heritage Fleet" program bagan. Silver Vale is a 10 roomette/6 double bedroom sleeper and it is known as a center bedroom car (double bedrooms in center of the car). This is a very original and complete car and comes with the full exterior skirts. Some of the mechanical details include: Stainless construction, 32V D/C electrical system, ISSH trucks, rotating end cap bearings, air decelostats,  great body and roof, D-22 valves, C-frame disc brakes, markers, H couplers.

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