Passenger Cars

SANTA FE DINER 1492

Built by Budd in 1942. Donated by Harry Currie 2000. Car was part of the Super Chief in 1940s - the Chief in 1950s and finally the Texas Chief in 1960s. Previous owners Santa Fe # 1492, Amtrak # 8037, Howard Thornton Soonerland II

SANTA FE COACH 113

Built in 1938 by Budd as Santa Fe #3105, a 52 seat chair car (coach). AT&SF #3105 was part of the first EL CAPITAN trainsets, which entered service in February 1938. The car was sold to the Penn Central in November of 1969 where it was converted into a 108 seat commuter coach numbered 2413. The Cedar rapids & Iowa City RR purchased the car in the early 80s for excursion service and renumbered it 113. In 2001 the car was rebuilt by the Cuyahoga valley Scenic Railroad into a 72 seat coach. Car purchased by ORM in 2005.

SANTA FE COACH 115

Built by Budd in 1938 for the Santa Fe, it is believed that this car was Santa Fe #3199, a 51 seat chair/observation car. If this car is 3199 then it was on the inaugural run of the EL CAPITAN. In November of 1960 the Santa Fe converted the car into a standard 44 seat coach by squaring the observation end. After the conversion the car was renumbered 2947. The car was sold to Penn Central in December 1969 where it was converted into a 108 seat commuter coach numbered 2407. The Cedar Rapids & Iowa City RR purchased the car in the early 1980s for excursion service and it was renumbered 115. In 1994 the car was sold to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad where it was configured as a 72 seat coach. Car purchased by ORM in 2005.

C&NW COMBINE

Built by American Car & Foundry in July 1929. ORM purchased from Guthrie Arts Council in January 2004. The arts council purchased this car along with several others from the Dodge City Ford & Bucklin Railroad. Originally commuter coach # 7721 was owned by the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad.

GREAT NORTHERN CHAIR CAR 1304

Builder Pullman Standard Date built Dec. 1950 Builders No. 3265 Donated by Roy & Darlene Thornton 2000 History Great Northern RR “Priest River” for the Empire Builder #1197 1 Drawing room, 2 bedrooms, Buffet / Observation 1955 rebuilt to 4 bedrooms, 1 Compartment, 6 roomettes. Re-named “ Grand Coulee” 1968 - Rebuilt to chair car # 1304 with 68 seats 1971 sold to Amtrak 1988 Purchased by Howard Thornton

UP OBSERVATION CAFE LOUNGE 1505

Built by Pullman Car Company in 1915. Remodeled 1932 & 1941. Acquired 1987 Previous owners Union Pacific #1505 Serial# 904530 Built as an open platform observation café lounge # 1505. Rebuilt several times until put into MOW service on the Denver wreck train.

ROCK ISLAND COMBINE 6015

Built by American Car & Foundry in 1921. Acquired from scrap yard by ORM in May 2001. Railway Express Agency # 6015 on the Rock Island. Modernized ( Streamlined) in 1940 to baggage dorm for use on Arizona Limited and the Golden States Limited. Replaced in Sept. 1959 with Pullman Standard Baggage dorms purchased from the NYC RR numbers 821-823. Converted to maintenance of way dormitory car # 96150. Car is now used as ORM\'s Party coach for Birthdays.

ROCK ISLAND BAGGAGE 4119

Built by American Car & Foundry in 1927 Previous owner Rock Island Converted to tool car # 96155 in 1957

PULLMAN TOURIST SLEEPER NO. 2568 (DISPLAY CAR)

Builder Pullman Car Company Builders No. 108028 Date acquired May 2001 Previous owners Saint Louis San Francisco RR Pullman Palace Car Company History Built as Pullman tourist sleeper Purchased by Frisco in 1950 and converted to bunk and kitchen car ORM converted to display car 2002