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Former UP 907

Now Warren Henry.

Former UP 907
r_i_straw, Oct 23, 2021
    • r_i_straw
      UP 9007. It was built as a dome lounge for the "City of Portland" in March of 1955. Owners include Auto Train 906 (5/72), Auto Train 542 dome nightclub rebuild, Al Nippert/GATOR Route (12/81), White Auto Parts Kissimee FL (1982), re-sold 1987 to Northern Rail Car Cudahy WI - rebuilt as Wisconsin Southern Railroad (WSOR) 9007 re-painted WSOR red/silver colors and named "Northern View" (800148), adding an open platform to the lounge end of the car to create the classic Business Car look. The car contains a large kitchen, a dining room under the dome area seating 12 people, a rear lounge, open platform, and luxurious seating in the dome itself. The car's furniture and woodwork are all Honduran Mahogany. Sold 7/01 to John Kirkwood/Rail Ventures. Car remained at WSOR to meet pre-existing charters, then re-named "Glacier Park" and moved to lease on Montana Rockies Rail Tours and other charters. Leased to American Orient Express in 2003. Sold to Creative Charters (Patrick Henry) 10/04 and renamed "Warren R Henry" commemorating the amazing life of his amazing father who was an executive for the Santa Fe.
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