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.
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.
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.
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
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.