Vintage Rail Cars on the
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On Saturday, January 31, 2009, the Amtrak Coast Starlight was pulling a pair of vintage streamliner cars: the Southern Pacific Overland Trail and the Boston and Maine Salisbury Beach.
Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
The Coast Starlight pulling into the station.
The Boston and Maine Salisbury Beach is is a Pullman sleeper with six roomettes, four bedrooms, and six sections. It was built in 1954.
Link to the Salisbury Beach web site.
The Southern Pacific Overland Trail Club Lounge Railway Car was built in 1949.
Link to the Overland Trail web site.
The Coast Starlight pulls out of the Santa Barbara Station.
The Coast Starlight crosses the trestle at Gaviota.
The Coast Starlight
Conductor Bill Hatrick of the Overland Trail stands at the door of the Salisbury Beach.
These two vintage rail cars will pass through the area again on May 16 at the beginning of a tour of the Pacific Northwest.
Next stop, San Luis Obispo.
On Thursday, June 30, 2005, the Amtrak Coast Starlight was pulling two vintage rail cars, the Southern Pacific Overland Trail and the Pennsylvania Colonial Crafts.
The Coast Starlight rolling through Goleta.
The Southern Pacific Overland Trail 1949 Club Lounge Railway Car.
The Coast Starlight on the Gaviota Coast.
The Southern Pacific Overland Trail and Pennsylvania Colonial Crafts.
The Pennsylvania Colonial Crafts 1949 Parlor Car is also available for charter.
Link to the Colonial Crafts web site.
The Pennsylvania Colonial Crafts
If you operate a vintage rail car that will be passing through Goleta, please contact me, so that I can get some pictures of your car to display in my museum.
Send a message to Brian .