2018 Roots on the Rails behind Amtrak Texas Eagle 22 passing through Springfield Illinois.
Featured private cars
Southern Pacific Overland Trail Lounge
Silver Splendor Dome-Diner-Lounge
800355 Pacific Sands Sleeper
800069 Frisco Cimarron River
Santa Fe Palm Leaf
“Three sleepers (Palm Leaf, Cimarron River, and Pacific Sands), dome/diner Silver Splendor, and club lounge/concert car Overland Trail will make up our consist”
Recorded October 11th 2018
The Pacific series was a fleet of fifty lightweight streamlined sleeping cars built by the Budd Company for the Union Pacific Railroad in 1949–1950
The Palm Leaf was built in 1951 by ACF for the Santa Fe Railroad’s fabled Los Angeles – Chicago “SUPER CHIEF,” the “train of the Stars”.