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Equipment Roster of the 1936 Million-Dollar Rexall Streamlined Train
 
 
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New York Central 4-8-2 L-2c Mohawk #2873 streamlined and converted from coal to oil burning just for this train.

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CARS
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Power Car. A heavyweight club-baggage car rebuilt and streamlined, as all these cars were, especially for the Rexall Train.
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16-Section Service Sleeper for 20+ members of the train's technical and Pullman staff -- including the train's three Pullman chefs and four-piece orchestra.
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Exhibit Car #1 Merchandise displays, novelty attractions and demonstrators.
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Exhibit Car #2 Merchandise displays, novelty attractions and demonstrators.
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Exhibit Car #3 Merchandise displays, novelty attractions and demonstrators.
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Exhibit Car #4 Merchandise displays, novelty attractions and demonstrators.
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Lecture Car for conventioneers.
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Diner serving buffet lunch and dinners for conventioneers.
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Lecture Car for conventioneers.
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Bar Lounge containing two cocktail bars and a dance floor.
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10-Room Sleeper for 20+ members of the train's demonstration and publicity staffs.
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Open Platform Observation / Private Car of Louis K. Liggett.
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Acknowledgments
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Research resources include: Mary Jayne & John Z. Rowe, Jerry LaBoda's Passenger Car Photo Index, John H. Kuehl's book "Amtrak Car Spotter", Jim Hediger's article "Auto-Train" in the December 1974 issue of Model Railroader Magazine, George Elwood's Fallen Flags, Don Stack's comprehensive UtahRails.net website, W. David Randall's Railway Passenger Car Annual, Vol 3, 1976, Robert Sarberenyi, David Thompson, Walt Smith, George Elwood, Chelsea White, Mark Kuehler, Mike Palmieri, Al Gorney, Robert Ridgeway, Phillip Gandy, Bill Griffin, Walter Gay, Dave Seidel, John Carroll, Web Lurker, John Signor, David Perata. Many thanks to all who have contributed to keeping track of the histories of the equipment of the 1936 Rexall Train!
 
     
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