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Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

AC&F 1930 Louisville & Nashville 2726
AC&F 1930
Louisville & Nashville 2726
Description:Dining Car

Equipment Information

L&N 2726 “Galt House” is an all-steel heavyweight dining car. Dining cars like this were used on long-distance passenger trains to provide meals to riders. The car is designed with a built-in kitchen where full meals were cooked and prepared while moving.

FUN FACT: The L&N named its dining cars for well-known restaurants and eateries along its route. The Galt House was a famous hotel and restaurant in downtown Louisville dating to before the Civil War that had burned down in 1921. Some fifty years later, in the 1970s, a new hotel was built nearby that assumed the storied name Galt House and that hotel is still in business.

Click here to support the preservation and maintenance of the “Galt House.”

Builder: American Car & Foundry Company
Year Built: 1930
Seats: 36
Length: 83ft
Width: 10ft 5in
Height: 13ft 10in
Weight: 184000 lbs
Brakes: UC
Trucks: 6 Wheel
Description: Diner Galt House
Arrived: 1987
Condition: Complete / restored / operational

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