Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids

Swift of foot was Hiawatha, He could shoot an arrow from him, And run forward with such fleetness, That the arrow fell behind him! -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Song of Hiawatha The Milwaukee Road’s Hiawatha streamliners are the stuff of legend. Bringing up the...
Super Dome

Super Dome

A new outlook on happy travel boosted the Milwaukee Road, with their first end-to-end dome cars built for any railroad. Built for the Milwaukee Road by Pullman Standard in 1952 as Super Dome 53, it is one of 10 ever built and is the heaviest passenger car ever built,...
Bella Vista

Bella Vista

Bella Vista, a Dome Sleeper, Diner and Lounge car all in one. With comfort for 24 by day and 8 by night. The Bella Vista was completely re-built in 2001. Clad internally in teak and mahogany, the Bella Vista exudes the classic elegance ushered in with the Golden Age...
MKT 403

MKT 403

The Missouri Kansas Texas (MKT) 403 was originally built in 1913 and used as a chair car. In 1946, the M-K-T Railroad, (nicknamed the Katy), started a 2 year rebuild of the car to install the wood interiors, bedrooms and stainless-steel kitchen. The car was built...
Caritas

Caritas

Originally built for the Frisco in 1948, Caritas started life as a 14 roomette – 4 double bedroom Pullman sleeper car, #1450. In the 1960s, #1450 was sold to the CN were the it went from a stainless fluted side to a smooth side passenger car. In 1985, #1450...
Wisconsin Valley

Wisconsin Valley

Enjoy nature’s splendor while riding in a car that served our country! Built in 1953 by the St. Louis Car Company, the Wisconsin Valley, formerly a U.S… Army Medic car, now offers you a smooth ride while enjoying a quiet lounge environment. With comfy lounge...