New York Central Observation SOLD



  • Listing ID: 6831323
  • Type: Observation Cars
  • Location: Michigan
  • Price:
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New York Central Observation SOLD

-- Located in Michigan. Asking price: . --

Built in 1948 by the Budd Company for the New York Central Railroad as a Buffet/Lounge Observation car and operated in general service across the NYC system. Sold by the NYC to the Kansas City Southern in 1960, retired by KCS in 1970 and sold into private ownership. The current owner started to rebuild the car as a mobile office and entertaining area when the project stopped. The original bar area was removed and replaced with a open kitchen, two restrooms (one w/shower), bedroom sleeping 2 and a office. The rest of the car is open for use as a lounge/dining area. Some of the mechanical details include: Single side HEP, NW Rail electric locker, new kitchen appliances, shower, Microphor toilets, custom cabinets, new electrical system, new glazing, new interior wood trim, electric heat (floor & overhead), new hot water heater, rubber diaphragms, H couplers, 6.5 x 12 APEE bearings on 6x11 centers, comp tread shoes, new 3" wheels, trucks received a truck tune up with several new equalizers (no 40 yr inspection), ISSH, truck mounted cylinders, new 480/240v transformers, Maneurope air conditioning system, freeze protection, ABDW valves, holding tanks, emergency lights, draft gears have been dropped and inspected.

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