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American Orient Express
Great Dome Lounge
NEW ORLEANS
800742

Built in 1955 by Budd for the Great Northern's Empire Builder as a coach/bar/lounge full dome. GN 1392 MOUNTAIN VIEW until 1970, then BN 1392 at merger. To Amtrak 9362. Rebuilt with HEP as AMTK 9301 in 1985. Renumbered 10030 in 1998. Canyon.

Image: CC Rails

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

The car was sold to AOE in 2002 and rebuilt with a lounge and table top seating upstairs.

Seen here at Anse-aux-Foulons, QC - CN Bridge Sub, Champlain Spur (Quebec, Canada).

Image: Bernard Babin Oct 13, 2003

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans  
 

Floor plan was similar to Copper Canyon.

Photographed at Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

Dome interior.

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

 

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

Dome interior.

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

Lower level interior with bar.

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

Lower level interior - souvenir counter.

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

On Track 11, Los Angeles Union station.

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

Image: Todd Schannuth May 8, 2002

American Orient Express Full Dome Lounge New Orleans

 
 

Image: Todd Schannuth July 8, 2007 at Ft. Lupton, CO, sans AOE lettering.

 

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