Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

Milwaukee Road 1948 Milwaukee Road 126
Milwaukee Road 1948
Milwaukee Road 126
Description:Streamlined Buffeteria Diner

Equipment Information

Milwaukee Road 126 is a “Buffeteria,” the name that railroad used to describe its buffet/cafeteria-style food service cars. The Milwaukee Road built this car in 1948 in its Milwaukee shop complex as a standard 48-seat dining car, but the railroad rebuilt 126 and two other cars in 1964 as “Buffeteria” cars. The car retained a full kitchen and seating for 32, but instead of table service, riders selected their food from a cafeteria-style stainless steel and glass buffet line.

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Builder: Milwaukee Road
Year Built: 1948
Seats: 32
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Description: Streamlined “Buffeteria” Diner
Arrived: 2024
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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