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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Type: Passenger Car
AAR Class: PA: Car equipped to handle passengers.
AAR Type: M500
Detail Info:   Misc Cars
User Notes:   Sleeper

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Alpine Road
Title:  Alpine Road
Description:  Alpine Road, a lightweight 14-section Union Pacific sleeping car, continued a name tradition started during the heavyweight era. Though most eastern railroads had converted to all-room car designs by the time the Alpine cars were constructed, some western railroads retained open section accommodations to meet customer demands. Built by ACF in 1954 to Plan 9017, the fourteen cars of this class were rebuilt to 5543-5556 series chair cars in 1965. Note the upper berth windows.
Photo Date:  10/1/1962  Upload Date: 8/10/2013 10:13:03 AM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  John Platt
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Passenger
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