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Dome Coach

Built by ACF in 1955 for the City of Portland and the City of Los Angeles trains as Union Pacific 9009, a dome-buffet-lounge-observation with a flat end. In 1956 it was rebuilt to a dome-lounge. In 1972 the car was sold to auto-train and numbered 908.

On AT the car was configured with 24 seats on the lower level and 20 seats and a small longe under the dome.

Sold to Don Lee in 1981. Sold to Northern Rail Car in 1987. Sold to Scenic Rail Dining "River's Edge" in 1987. Sold to Transcisco Tours in 1990. Sold to Union Pacific to become "City of San Francisco" in 1993.

Image: Stan Jackowski

Auto-Train Corporation Dome Coach 908


Image: George W. Hamlin

Auto-Train Corporation Dome Coach


Seen departing Louisville.

Image: Robert Ridgway


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