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Equipment Roster of the General Motors Train of Tomorrow
 
 
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This list is a work-in-progress -- and probably always will be.
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The GM Train of Tomorrow consisted of a brand new GM locomotive and four cars built by Pullman-Standard. Painted in royal blue with polished stainless steel fluting and accents.
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LOCOMOTIVE
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The GM Train of Tomorrow Locomoive

GM Train of Tomorrow Locomotive #765, an EMD E7 Built in April 1947. To UP 988 in March 1950. Retired Dec 1963. Traded in to EMD for UP E9A #912. Like the rest of the train, it was painted in blue-green DuPont Dulux enamel.

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SUPPORT CAR
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GM Train of Tomorrow SKY VIEW Baggage Dorm BLUE GOOSE. Every star needs a personal assistant, and the Train of Tomorrow's was the Blue Goose. This rather old-fashoned heavyweight car was meant to run ahead of the TOT and was used to carry the ramps and expendable supplies (brochures, etc) needed at every display stop. On rare occasions it was run as part of the train, directly behind Locomotive 765.
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DOME CARS
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GM Train of Tomorrow STAR DUST Dome Coach STAR DUST. An 85' Astra Dome built by Pullman-Standard. To Union Pacific STAR DUST in March 1950. To UP 7010 STAR DUST in March 1956. Retired Nov 1964 and scrapped.
GM Train of Tomorrow STAR DUST Dome Diner SKY VIEW. An 85' Astra Dome built by Pullman-Standard. To Union Pacific SKY VIEW in March 1950. To UP 8010 SKY VIEW in March 1956. Retired Feb 1961 and scrapped in 1964.
GM Train of Tomorrow STAR DUST Dome Sleeper DREAM CLOUD. An 85' Astra Dome and the only dome sleeper ever built by Pullman-Standard. Configured as a 3-2-8 sleeper. To Union Pacific DREAM CLOUD in March 1950. Retired Feb 1964 and scrapped in 1964.
GM Train of Tomorrow MOON GLOW Dome Observation Lounge MOON GLOW. An 85' Astra Dome built by Pullman-Standard. To Union Pacific MOON GLOW in April 1956. To UP 9015 MOON GLOW in March 1950. Converted for mid-train use in 1959. Retired in Nov 1964. To scrapyard in Pocatello, ID in 1965. To Golden Spike Chapter, Railway & Locomotive Historical Society for eventual display in Ogden, UT.
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Acknowledgments
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Research resources include: Ric Morgan's comprehensive book The Train of Tomorrow, David Seidel, Phil Dohmen, UtahRails.net, Don Strack, Chuck Zeiler, Jerry LaBoda's Passenger Car Photo Index. Many thanks to all who have contributed to keeping track of the histories of the equipment of the 1947-1949 GM Train of Tomorrow!
 
     
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