Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars
Chicago & North Western 'Floyd River'
|Description:||10 Sec 1 DrRm 1 Cpt Sleeper|
Chicago & North Western “Floyd River” is an all-steel heavyweight sleeping car. It is designed for long-distance accommodation and features a mixture of private rooms and open seating that was convertible into bunks separated by heavy curtains for nighttime accommodation. It was transferred from Pullman ownership to the Chicago & North Western in 1948 and was renamed “Pierre” in 1953. After it was retired from passenger service it was used by the railroad as a maintenance-of-way and storage car.
Year Built: 1928
Width: 10ft 1in
Height: 14ft 1in
Weight: 167,700 lbs
Trucks: Pullman 2426
Description: 10 section, 1 compartment, 1 drawing room heavyweight sleeping car
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational