The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society

The 6200 Coach Car

6200 Photo Gallery

6200 Coach: Built by Budd for the Seaboard Air Line Railroad Silver Meteor in 1939 (original #6200), later became the Seaboard Coast Line #5604 and Amtrak #5604 in 1971. Purchased by the Chapter from bankruptcy estate of the Seattle North Coastline in 1985. A model of this car is now in the Smithsonian institution in Washington DC.

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Stainless steel 56-reversible seat coach, worn carpet, good seat upholstery, lightweight fluted stainless steel construction. One bathroom is operational; the other is used for supplies. Car is suitable for shortline operations. Lettered: Willamette & Pacific Railroad, done for one of their business excursions. Brake valves re-conditioned 9/2001, electric heat installed 10/2001. (OBP)