JESX #2 SYRACUSE         
Built in 1929 by Pullman in Lot #6217 to Plan #3975C as the PALM LANE, a 3C-1DR sleeper-buffet lounge solarium observation, 1 of 8 such cars built in that Lot. 4 of these cars were built for the DIXIE FLYER with DIXIE-series names and delivered in late December 1928. The other 4 cars were built for the SEMINOLE LIMITED with PALM-series names and delivered in January 1929. One car, the PALM CITY, was wrecked in January 1947 at Perham, MN, on the NP. At the 12/31/1948 divestiture, 6 of these cars were sold to the PRR in the #854x-series. The PALM LANE was retained by Pullman until sold in August 1956 to James E. Strates Shows as the #2 SYRACUSE (1st). Strates later retired the car, and it went to the Central New York Chapter NRHS. In January 2013, the Chapter leased the SYRACUSE to Iowa Pacific on a long-term basis, and in return, IP is leasing a D&RGW business car to the Chapter, which has been put on display in place of the SYRACUSE.
Date: 6/20/2015 Location: Alamosa, CO   Map Show Alamosa on a rail map Views: 359 Collection Of:   Ted Brumberg
Rolling Stock: PULL PALM_LANE (Passenger Car) Author:  Ted Brumberg
Picture Categories: Passenger This picture is part of album:  Passenger Cars
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