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Owner: AAPRCO Register Private Cars
Type: Passenger Car
AAR Class: PS: Company service car, including office cars, instruction cars, display cars, etc.
AAR Type: M530
Detail Info:   Misc Cars
Plate:   B
User Notes:   ex CBQ/CZ dome observation Silver Solarium

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CB&Q 377 "Silver Solarium"
Title:  CB&Q 377 "Silver Solarium"
Description:  The "Silver Solarium" brings up the rear of the California Zephyr.
Photo Date:  12/1/1968  Upload Date: 8/31/2010 12:48:41 AM
Location:  Sacramento, CA
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  1297   Comments: 0
AMTK 9252
Title:  AMTK 9252
Description:  Amtrak #9252 "Silver Solarium" was an ex-CB&Q dome-observation-lounge-sleeper (1 drawing room/3 double bedrooms) built in 1948 for the California Zephyr. Here it is carrying the markers for Amtrak's Lone Star at Joliet. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 3/5/2009 9:45:37 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  1309   Comments: 1
CRI&P 271
Title:  CRI&P 271
Description:  As Amtrak's NB Lone Star discharges passengers in the background (with former CZ Obs Silver Solarium carrying the markers), a westbound Rock Island freight behind U28B 271 clunks across the diamonds. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 3/5/2009 4:18:27 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CRIP 271(U28B)
Views:  700   Comments: 1
PPCX 800333
Title:  PPCX 800333
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/3/1986  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 1:09:03 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Yard,Station,Passenger
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Views:  135   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333
Title:  PPCX 800333
Description:  The car "SILVER SOLARIUM"
Photo Date:  9/18/1988  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 2:15:11 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Station,Passenger
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333
Title:  PPCX 800333
Description:  The car "SILVER SOLARIUM"
Photo Date:  9/18/1988  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 2:54:59 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 402(F40PHR)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
AMTK 343
Title:  AMTK 343
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/18/1988  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 8:39:28 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 343(F40PH)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333
Title:  PPCX 800333
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/18/1988  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 8:55:02 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Passenger,Action
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Views:  116   Comments: 0
AMTK 402
Title:  AMTK 402
Description:  Switching cars at the station.
Photo Date:  9/18/1988  Upload Date: 11/20/2014 1:38:11 AM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 402(F40PHR)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Still working the Rails
Title:  Still working the Rails
Description:  Silver Solarium on rear of Excursion Special in Minnesota.
Photo Date:  12/1/1990  Upload Date: 2/9/2010 8:55:22 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Don Spencer
Categories:  RollingStock,Winter,Station,Action
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Views:  215   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333 "Silver Solarium" at N.O.U.P.T.
Title:  PPCX 800333 "Silver Solarium" at N.O.U.P.T.
Description:  The American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners (AAPRCO) held their 1996 annual convention at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Seventeen of the cars which attended the convention, along with Illinois Central business car 800413 and BN power car SNOQUALMIE PASS, arrived on a special train from Chicago on 24 October, pulled by IC E-units 101 and 100. Eight more cars arrived on regular Amtrak trains, and one locally-based car was delivered by the KCS, for a grand total of 26 cars which were parked on tracks 5-10. Twenty-two cars departed on regular trains between Sunday the 27th and the 29th. The last four cars went to the KCS on the 29th and three of these continued on to Mexico on a HIGH IRON special.
Photo Date:  10/24/1996  Upload Date: 5/20/2016 10:31:41 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger
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Views:  257   Comments: 0
CB&Q 377 "Silver Solarium"
Title:  CB&Q 377 "Silver Solarium"
Description:  PPCX 800333 Budd dome - 3 double bedroom - 1 drawing room - lounge observation, shown leased to CP.
Photo Date:  7/16/2005  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 2:08:27 PM
Location:  calgary, AB
Author:  W. van Schoonhoven
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  2925   Comments: 0
CB&Q 377 "Silver Solarium"
Title:  CB&Q 377 "Silver Solarium"
Description:  PPCX 800333 Budd dome - 3 double bedroom - 1 drawing room - lounge observation, shown leased to CP.
Photo Date:  7/16/2005  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 2:08:28 PM
Location:  Canmore, AB
Author:  W. van Schoonhoven
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  2075   Comments: 1
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description:  CZ's Silver Solarium was sandawtched between two ATSF passenger cars (Plaza Santa Fe and Tolani) on the end of AMTK 11.
Photo Date:  9/18/2006  Upload Date: 6/25/2007 3:13:52 PM
Location:  Eugene, OR
Author:  Tristan G
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  621   Comments: 0
PV Silver Solarium
Title:  PV Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/17/2008  Upload Date: 2/20/2008 7:54:05 PM
Location:  Alta, CA
Author:  Steve Welch
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  237   Comments: 0
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/24/2008 11:26:22 AM
Location:  Allard, CA
Author:  Ken Kuehne
Categories:  Scenic
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Views:  183   Comments: 0
CBQ 377
Title:  CBQ 377
Description:  Silver Solarium heads north behind train 14.
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/23/2008 11:43:27 PM
Location:  Portland, OR
Author:  Brian Miller
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  241   Comments: 0
'Silver Solarium'
Title:  'Silver Solarium'
Description:  An ex-CB&Q California Zephyr dome coach on the rear of Amtrak #14 (nb. Coast Starlight)
Photo Date:  7/1/2008  Upload Date: 7/3/2008 10:12:57 AM
Location:  Paso Robles, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  441   Comments: 0
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description:  Private car at the end of a 3 hour lat AMTK 11.
Photo Date:  7/27/2008  Upload Date: 7/29/2008 1:11:33 AM
Location:  Springfield, OR
Author:  Tristan G
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  248   Comments: 0
California Zephyr
Title:  California Zephyr
Description:  The Silver Fleet
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 2:21:09 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Passenger
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Views:  530   Comments: 0
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 2:21:36 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  173   Comments: 0
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 2:22:05 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  144   Comments: 1
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 2:23:31 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  160   Comments: 0
Silver Rapids with the Silver Solarium at the end.
Title:  Silver Rapids with the Silver Solarium at the end.
Description:  ex-California Zephyr "Silver Rapids" with (CB&Q) "Silver Solarium" at the end.
Photo Date:  9/28/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 3:12:04 AM
Location:  Marysville, CA
Author:  Douglas Lister
Categories:  Passenger,Action
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Views:  271   Comments: 1
Silver Lariat and Solarium On #14
Title:  Silver Lariat and Solarium On #14
Description:  Sorry, alittle fuzzy as I was also filming the train.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 11/1/2008 6:07:47 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  236   Comments: 0
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/2009  Upload Date: 7/1/2009 11:33:02 PM
Location:  Springfield, OR
Author:  Tristan G
Categories:  Scenic
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
800333 "Silver Solarium"
Title:  800333 "Silver Solarium"
Description:  Silver Solarium at Portland, OR
Photo Date:  7/3/2009  Upload Date: 7/3/2009 2:38:37 PM
Location:  Portland, OR
Author:  Robert Ulberg
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  272   Comments: 0
CBQ Silver Solarium at Wishram
Title:  CBQ Silver Solarium at Wishram
Description:  It was so nice to see this car in the consist!
Photo Date:  7/3/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 1:14:11 AM
Location:  Wishram, WA
Author:  Stephen Fuchs
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  301   Comments: 1
CBQ "Silver Solarium"
Title:  CBQ "Silver Solarium"
Description:  bringing up the rear...
Photo Date:  7/4/2009  Upload Date: 7/5/2009 3:48:18 PM
Location:  Westmond, ID
Author:  Mark Herren
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  158   Comments: 1
CB&Q's Silver Solarium
Title:  CB&Q's Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/23/2009 9:11:07 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Alan Fricker
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
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Views:  189   Comments: 0
The drumhead on the CB&Q's Silver Solarium.
Title:  The drumhead on the CB&Q's Silver Solarium.
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/8/2009 10:53:49 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Alan Fricker
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  185   Comments: 1
 CB&Q's Silver Solarium
Title:  CB&Q's Silver Solarium
Description:  Part of 4449's consist.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/23/2009 9:12:40 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Alan Fricker
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
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Views:  139   Comments: 0
CB&Q's Silver Solarium
Title:  CB&Q's Silver Solarium
Description:  Part of 4449's consist.
Photo Date:  7/8/2009  Upload Date: 7/23/2009 9:18:44 PM
Location:  Fargo, ND
Author:  Alan Fricker
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
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Views:  178   Comments: 0
090709031 SP 4449 eastbound at CTC Coon Creek on BNSF Staples Sub.
Title:  090709031 SP 4449 eastbound at CTC Coon Creek on BNSF Staples Sub.
Description:  Silver Solarium
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 2:08:04 PM
Location:  Coon Rapids, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  248   Comments: 0
090709060 800333 CB&Q "Silver Solarium"
Title:  090709060 800333 CB&Q "Silver Solarium"
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/14/2009 12:07:13 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  204   Comments: 0
090709064 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Title:  090709064 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Description:  ex-CZ obs "Silver Solarium" on back
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 2:11:09 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  209   Comments: 0
090709068 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Title:  090709068 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Description:  ex-CZ obs "Silver Solarium" on back
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 2:12:10 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  278   Comments: 0
090709071 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Title:  090709071 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Description:  ex-CZ obs "Silver Solarium" on back
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 2:12:51 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  275   Comments: 0
090709072 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Title:  090709072 SP 4449 on arrival at MILW 261 shop at BNSF Harrison Street for brief layover
Description:  ex-CZ obs "Silver Solarium" on back
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/12/2009 2:13:14 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  285   Comments: 0
California Zephyr Dome Observation Car "Silver Solarium"
Title:  California Zephyr Dome Observation Car "Silver Solarium"
Description:  Bringing up the markers on 4449's train to Owosso, Michigan is this CZ gem. Still rollin' strong long after the original CZ passed away and was later reborn by Amtrak.
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/9/2009 10:11:38 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Richard Krebes
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  3086   Comments: 0
Silver Solarium
Title:  Silver Solarium
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2009  Upload Date: 7/11/2009 1:14:14 AM
Location:  Saint Paul, MN
Author:  Robert Ball
Categories:  Night,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  160   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333 "Silver Solarium"
Title:  PPCX 800333 "Silver Solarium"
Description:  PPCX 800333, the ex-CZ "Silver Solarium" vista-dome observation car, rolls through Martinez on the 2010 Feather River Express.
Photo Date:  8/20/2010  Upload Date: 5/3/2013 10:25:42 PM
Location:  Martinez, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger,Action
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Views:  217   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333 "Silver Solarium"
Title:  PPCX 800333 "Silver Solarium"
Description:  PPCX 800333, the ex-CZ "Silver Solarium" vista-dome observation car, rolls through Martinez on the 2010 Feather River Express.
Photo Date:  8/20/2010  Upload Date: 5/3/2013 10:26:00 PM
Location:  Martinez, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  196   Comments: 0
The California Zephyr pair
Title:  The California Zephyr pair
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/25/2011  Upload Date: 6/27/2011 3:21:03 AM
Location:  Easton, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  181   Comments: 0
Sunset on the Silver Solarium
Title:  Sunset on the Silver Solarium
Description:  As the sun sets on Portola, the "Silver Solarium", a vista-dome CB&Q observation car, sits tied down for the night at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum. This car was part of the original California Zephyr at one time.
Photo Date:  8/19/2011  Upload Date: 1/20/2012 8:50:10 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  RollingStock,Night,Yard,Passenger
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Views:  270   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333
Title:  PPCX 800333
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/9/2011 4:48:25 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  118   Comments: 0
The "Silver Solarium" in the Oakland Yard.
Title:  The "Silver Solarium" in the Oakland Yard.
Description:  Normally seen on the end of the Coast Starlight or California Zephyr (along with the annual Feather River Express), the "Silver Solarium", an old California Zephyr vista-dome observation car, sits in the Oakland Yard coupled to the "Silver Rapids" coach. Road number is unknown, but these two cars made a welcome surprise to the collection of equipment sitting in the yard on this day.
Photo Date:  11/22/2011  Upload Date: 1/26/2012 2:51:04 AM
Location:  Oakland, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
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Views:  356   Comments: 0
Rear Ends
Title:  Rear Ends
Description:  On display for National Train Day at LAUPT years ago.
Photo Date:  5/13/2012  Upload Date: 12/24/2017 11:00:14 AM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Jonathan Camacho
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PHL 40(PR43C) UPY 2738(3GS21B)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
PPCX 800333
Title:  PPCX 800333
Description:  On display for National Train Day at LAUPT years ago.
Photo Date:  5/13/2012  Upload Date: 12/24/2017 10:59:05 AM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Jonathan Camacho
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PHL 40(PR43C) AMTK 809(P40DC) ATSF 3751(4-8-4)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
"Silver Solarium" and "Silver Rapids" on California Zephyr #6
Title:  "Silver Solarium" and "Silver Rapids" on California Zephyr #6
Description:  Thanks to a heads-up from the Calrailfans, I headed out to Pinole to catch Amtrak California Zephyr #6 with these two original Zephyr private cars on the end!
Photo Date:  6/27/2012  Upload Date: 6/28/2012 4:09:40 AM
Location:  Pinole, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  Passenger,Action
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Views:  320   Comments: 0


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