• CB&Q Chicago Burlington & Quincy Silver Thrush

  • Discussion relating to the BN, and its predecessors GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF, and their subsidiaries. Visit the Friends of the Burlington Northern for more information.
Discussion relating to the BN, and its predecessors GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF, and their subsidiaries. Visit the Friends of the Burlington Northern for more information.
  by Jeff Smith
 
https://ozarkmountainrailcar.com/railEq ... temId=2870#

Some heritage equipment; site registration required to view image (proprietary image by Ozark).

$70k
Built by the Budd Company for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad as a 6 double bedroom, 5 compartment sleeping car. The car was built for service on the California Zephyr and was sold by the CB&Q to Amtrak in 1971. The car went through Amtrak's Heritage Fleet rebuild and was finally retired in 1995. Only 8 cars of this series were built and Silver Thrush is one of three cars that exists from the series.
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