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Pullman Rail Journeys Sleeping Car #800712
New Orleans, LA
October 23rd, 2015
City Of New Orleans #59
Iowa Pacific
The Budd Company
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR
2220 - Silver Quail
2201 - Silver Quail
451 - Silver Quail

Digital Photo

Canon EOS 70D
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
VC f2.8 Zoom Lens
f5.0 @ 1/60th sec
ISO 200

Built by Budd in 1952 for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR as a 5-compartment 6-double bedroom sleeper for use on the CB&Q-Denver & Rio Grande Western-Western Pacific "California Zephyr". Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and listed as an 11 double bedroom sleeper and numbered 2201. Converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in October 1983 and renumbered 2220. Listed for sale in December 1995 and sold in 1997 to Illinois Transit Assembly Inc. Later acquired by Mid-America Railcar Leasing, followed by Iowa Pacific Holdings who rebranded the car with its Illinois Central-inspired paint scheme and renamed it "Belleville". The car today has Amtrak Private Car #800712. Historical information about this car provided by, &