Southern Pacific Sleeper "Walnut Grove"

For Sale


  • Listing ID: 18542123
  • Type: Sleeping Cars
  • Year: 1950
  • 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
  • Can be shipped on own wheels, interchanges to CSX
  • Price:
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Full Specifications

Southern Pacific Sleeper "Walnut Grove"

  • Southern Pacific #9001
  • Amtrak #2681
  • HEP #2443 Walnut Grove
  • Builder: Budd.  Job / Lot#: 9660-040, Plan 9522
  • Service Date: March 20, 1950

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.

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