Southern Pacific Sleeper "Walnut Grove"
Built by the Budd Company for the Southern Pacific Railroad as a 10 roomette/6 double bedroom sleeping car and named Walnut Grove. Operated on the famed Sunset Limited between Los Angeles & New Orleans. Sold by SP to Amtrak who rebuilt the car for their "Heritage Fleet" program. Some of the mechanical details include: Stainless construction, Head End Power, 27 pin communication, emergency lights, markers, electric heat, A/C, freeze protection, rotating end cap bearings, H couplers, emergency windows, D-22 brake valves, I-beam equalizers, ISSH, 480/220 & 480/110v transformers, T-frame disc brakes, serviceable wheels, electric decelostats, handicap restroom, Amtrak electric locker.