Alpine Road         
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.
Date: 10/1/1962 Location: Denver, CO   Map Show Denver on a rail map Views: 839 Collection Of:   David Krebs
Rolling Stock: UP 5553 (Passenger Car) Author:  John Platt
Alpine Road
Picture Categories: RollingStock,Yard,Passenger This picture is part of album:  Picture Postcard Collection
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