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Full Dome

Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 509. To AT 521. To NYSW in 1984. To Westours in 1985 as 509 CHENA (800122). To San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in 2007.

AT left the lower level configuration alone, but reconfigured the upper level for 51 reclining coach seats and no lounge.

Image: Harv Kahn, Dec 30, 1975.

Auto-Train Corporation Full Dome


Dome 521 at the Port of Tillamook Bay RR in December 1989. Plans were to use it on the Oregon Coast Express, but that didn't happen.

Image: Dave Warner


At Mount Hood Railroad, Oregon in 2010 as RPCX 509 CHENA.

Image: Todd Schannuth

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