Wabash Pullman Parlor Car "City of Peru"
Built in 1927 by Pullman as a open platform parlor car and it operated on the Wabash Railroad. Circa 1950 the car was shopped and turned into a mid-train parlor car, finally retired in the 1960's and sold into private ownership. A rebuilding program was started with the car to convert it from a parlor to a sleeper/lounge, the project was not completed although most of the undercar work was completed. The City of Peru has the following mechanical attributes: Good body & roof, rebuilt OSSH 6 axle cast trucks, new AP 5.5 x 10 bearings, 150KW Stadco generator (never used), new fuel tank, full North West Rail Electric electric locker with HVAC and generator controls, overhead heat unit and A/C evaporator, new stainless water tank, Tightlock couplers with Waughmat Draft Gear, 26-C brake valves, new glazing and gaskets, extensive work to car body and structure that includes: all rusted steel replaced, walls moved, new floor panels and primer.