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This list is a work-in-progress -- and always will be, as these cars move about from one owner to the next. The "types" listed show their use on the auto-train, regardless of how the cars were originally configured when built. Any additions/corrections or photographs (past or present) you'd like to contribute -- please email Todd.
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LOCOMOTIVES
Locomotive
Auto-Train U36B 4000 Big Red

A U36B built by GE 11/1971, builder's number 38031. Lettered "BIG RED" on the sides of the cab - the SCL nickname for the auto-train. The nickname originated with former SCL employee Arnie Olson who became auto-train's VP of Operations -- it referred to the locomotives' big red noses. All of the auto-train U36Bs had Blomberg trucks. They could sometimes be seen in freight service with the SCL and L&N, apparently on loan to work off debt.

Locomotive
Auto-Train 4001

A U36B built by GE 11/1971, builder's number 38032. Wrecked and scrapped March 1973.

Locomotive
Auto-Train 4002
A U36B built by GE 11/1971, builder's number 38033.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4003
A U36B built by GE 11/1971, builder's number 38034.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4004
A U36B built by GE 11/1971, builder's number 38035. Outfitted with GE FB-2 hi-adhesion trucks (for testing) in July 1972. Wrecked and scrapped March 1973.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4005
A U36B built by GE 12/1972, builder's number 38744.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4006
A U36B built by GE 12/1972, builder's number 38745.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4007
A U36B built by GE 12/1972, builder's number 38746.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4008
A U36B built by GE 12/1972, builder's number 38747. Damaged in a grade crossing accident. Eventually scrapped.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4009
A U36B built by GE 12/1972, builder's number 38748. For a time, the locomotive sported a smiley face and bowtie in conjunction with auto-train's sponsorship of the Walt Disney World Railroad.
Locomotive
Auto-Train U-36B 4010 Ol' Shep
A U36B built by GE 5/1974, builder's number 39844. From this unit on, the locomotives had rounded headlight housings and Chessie-style rock pilots on the front. For a time, 4010 was named and lettered "OL' SHEP" on the cab side above the number 4010, apparently in honor of an SCL backshop employee whose last name was Shepard.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4011
A U36B built by GE 5/1974, builder's number 39845.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4012
A U36B built by GE 5/1974, builder's number 39846. The last road locomotive delivered to the auto-train Corp. May have been regeared for use as a yard switcher late in its career.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4013
A U36B built by GE 12/1974, builder's number 40064. Became Conrail 2971. One of four ordered, but not delivered to auto-train due to financial difficulties. As with the following three, its Blomberg trucks were replaced with AAR Type B trucks before delivery to Conrail. Please email if you have a photo of this locomotive in AT paint.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4014
A U36B built by GE 12/1974, builder's number 40065. Ordered, but not delivered to auto-train due to financial difficulties. Became Conrail 2972. Please email if you have a photo of this locomotive in AT paint.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4015
A U36B built by GE 12/1974, builder's number 40066. Ordered, but not delivered to auto-train due to financial difficulties. Became Conrail 2973.
Locomotive
Auto-Train 4016
A U36B built by GE 12/1974, builder's number 40067. Ordered, but not delivered to auto-train due to financial difficulties. Became Conrail 2974. Lookng for more photos of this in AT paint. Please email if you have any.
Switcher
Auto-Train 621 Gene
A Baldwin S12 built in May 1952, builder's number 75674, as Erie 621. To EL #621. To AT 621 in 1972. Lettered "Gene" (Garfield) on the side of the cab. Assigned to the Lorton, VA facility.
Switcher
Auto-Train 622 Pam
A Baldwin VO-1000 built 12/1944, builder's number 70291, as US Navy #65-00059 and assigned to Bremerton, WA. To AT 622 in 1973. Lettered "Pam" (Gene Garfield's daughter?) on the side of the cab. Assigned to the Sanford, FL facility.
Switcher
Auto-Train 623

A Baldwin VO-1000 built 09/14/1945, builder's number 71528, as WP #581. To AT 623 in 1973.

Switcher
Auto-Train 624 Lou
A Baldwin VO-1000 built 10/11/1945, builder's number 71542, as WP #583. To AT 624 in 1973. Lettered "Lou" (one of Gene Garfield's children?) on the side of the cab. Assigned to Sanford, FL facility.
Switcher
Auto-Train 625
Alco S-2 built 8/1946, builder's number 74661, as SAL 1427. To SCL 43. To AT 625. Assigned to Sanford, FL facility and later Lorton, VA facility. Block cracked in a hard winter freeze. To Relco 1033.
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PASSENGER EQUIPMENT
Business
Auto-Train 1 Business Car
Built by Pullman-Standard in 1914 as ATSF parlor-observation 3217. Sold to SAL in 1948 to become their BIRMINGHAM. Car name changed to SOUTHLAND in 1953. To SCL in 1967. To AT 1 in 1972, lettered "Ronni". To Charter Wire/Wisconsin Great Northern as 12881 DIANNE MARIE (assigned Amtrak Private Car number 800070).
Business
Auto-Train 2 Business Car
Built by Budd in 1950 as SP 9012 (10-6 sleeper) -- a stainless steel car, retired 1966. To Jones Properties. To Pickens Railroad EDNA II. Pickens converted it into a business car before selling it to comedian Jackie Gleason. Apparently returned to the lessor in 1975 after seeing little use by auto-train Corp. Today it is used on excursions with the Tennessee Central Railway Museum as TCRX 103.
Business
Auto-Train 15 Business Car
Former Southern #15. Leased by auto-train Corp. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 130 Steam Generator
Built by Alco in 1926/27 as an A Class 4-8-4 locomotive tender. Former Northern Pacific steam generator H-1. To J. Simon & Sons in 1972. To AT 130 in 1973. To AT 1130 in 1977.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 131 Steam Generator
Built by Alco in 1926/27 as an A Class 4-8-4 locomotive tender. Former Northern Pacific steam generator H-2. To AT 131. To AT 1131 in 1977.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 132 Steam Generator

Purpose-built by St. Louis Car in 1928 as GN Heater Car 3. To J. Simon & Sons in 1972. To AT 132 in 1973. To AT 1132 in 1977. Lookng for more photos of this in AT paint. Please email if you have any.

Steam Generator
Auto-Train 133 Steam Generator
Built by Alco in 1938 as an A Class 4-8-4 locomotive tender. Former Northern Pacific steam generator H-4. To J. Simon & Sons in 1972. To AT 133 in 1973. Was this car ever painted AT? To AT 1133 in 1977. Please email if you know.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 134 Steam Generator
Built by GN in 1947 as express-boxcar #2525 (40' in length) and converted in 1951 to GN Heater Car 9. To BN #9 via merger. To J. Simon & Sons in 1972. To AT 134 in 1973. To AT 1134 in 1977.
Steam Generator Auto-Train 135 Steam Generator Built by Budd in 1948 as Western Pacific baggage-express 801 SILVER BEAVER for California Zephyr service. Fluted sides with skirts. To AT 135. To AT 1135 in 1977. Sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become MCC #231 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 1979. To Ringling Bros. 73, then 35, and finally 39. To Via Rail (Canada) and temporarily assigned number 628. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 136 Steam Generator
Built by Pullman Standard in 1965 as ATSF baggage-express car 3933. To AT 136 in 1971. To AT 1136 in 1977. To American Railway Service, Sanford, FL at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 137 Steam Generator
Built by PS in 1965 as ATSF baggage-express car 3932. To AT 137 in 1971. To AT 1137 in 1977. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW 500. Scrapped in 2004.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 138 Steam Generator
Built by PS in 1965 as ATSF baggage-express car 3926. To AT 138 in 1971. To AT 1138 in 1977. To American Railway Service, Sanford, FL at AT auction in Dec 1981.
139
Steam Generator Built by EMD in 1954 as Union Pacific 956B, an E9 B-Unit, builder number 19292. To Amtrak 458 in 1972 and retired in Oct 1975. To AT in 1976 for conversion to a steam generator car. To AT 1139 in 1977. Please email if you have info or photos.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 140 Steam Generator
Built by EMD in 1954 as Union Pacific 958B, an E9 B-Unit, builder number 19294. To Amtrak 460B in 1972 and retired in Oct 1975. To AT in 1976 for conversion to a steam generator car, but never painted AT colors. To AT 1140 in 1977.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 201 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1950 as ATSF REGAL ARMS, a 4-4-2 sleeper. To AT 201 in 1971. To James E. Strates Shows at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 202 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1950 as ATSF REGAL CORPS, a 4-4-2 sleeper. To AT 202 in 1971. To James E. Strates Shows at AT auction in Dec 1981.
203
Sleeper Built by ACF in 1950 as ATSF REGAL COURT, a 4-4-2 sleeper. To AT 203 in 1971. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 204 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1950 as ATSF REGAL ELM, a 4-4-2 sleeper. To AT 204 in 1971. To James E. Strates Shows at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 205 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1950 as ATSF REGAL GATE, a 4-4-2 sleeper. To AT 205 in 1971. To James E. Strates Shows at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 206 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1950 as ATSF REGAL GULF, a 4-4-2 sleeper. To AT 206 in 1971 .To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 250 Sleeper
Built by PS as C&O 2801, an 11 double bedroom sleeper. To SCL 2801 MONTICELLO in 1969 and later renumbered 6107 MONTICELLO. To Amtrak 2240 in 1971. To AT 250 in 1976. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 251 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1950 as C&O 2618 CITY OF ALDERSON, a 10-6 sleeper. To ACL VOLUSIA COUNTY in 1950. To SCL 6657 VOLUSIA COUNTY.To Hamburg Industries 6657. To Amtrak 2803 VOLUSIA COUNTY in 1973. To AT 251 in 1976. Sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become MCC #240 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 1979. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 252 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1950 as Atlantic Coast Line 14-2 sleeper ASHLEY RIVER. Rebuilt by ACL into a 7 DBR - 2DR sleeper and renamed HONEY BIRD. To SCL 6201 HONEY BIRD. To Amtrak 2301 HONEY BIRD in 1971. To AT 252 in 1976. To Keene Carpet at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 253 Sleeper
Built by PS as C&O 2802, an 11 double bedroom sleeper. To SCL 2802 NATURAL BRIDGE in 1969, later renumbered 6108 NATURAL BRIDGE. To Amtrak 2241 NATURAL BRIDGE in 1971. To AT 253 in 1976. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 301 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1954 as UP 1301 OCEAN SANDS, a 5-2-2 sleeper. To AT 301 in 1971. Wrecked. To Continental Leasing at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Mexico SCD 713 PETEN.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 302 Sleeper
Built by ACF in 1954 as UP 1302 OCEAN VIEW, a 5-2-2 sleeper. To AT 302 in 1971.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 303 Sleeper

Built by PS in 1956 as UP 1303 OCEAN MIST, a 5-2-2 sleeper. To AT 303 in 1971. Wrecked in Florence, SC February 24, 1978. To Continental Leasing at AT auction in Dec 1981. Scrapped.

Sleeper
Auto-Train 304 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1956 as UP 1304 OCEAN SCENE, a 5-2-2 sleeper. To AT 304 in 1971. To Mexico SCD 714 PALENQUE.
Sleeper
Auto-Train 305 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1956 as UP 1305 OCEAN SUNSET, a 5-2-2 sleeper. To AT 305 in 1971. To Mexico SCD 715 CHOLULA. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 460 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 811 SILVER DOLLAR. To AT 460. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To private car NABX 2035 (800137) STARLIGHT LIMITED. All the half domes were referred to as "mini-domes" by AT personnel.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 461 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 812 SILVER FEATHER. To AT 461. To Don Gage at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Texas Southern/Washington Central 812. To Ontario Northland as 901 MOONGLOW (800175).
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 462 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 813 SILVER PALACE. To AT 462. To Ed Braun /Ruan Equipment Co at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Vista Rail Inc. 813. To Algoma Central Railway and renamed SPIRIT OF SUPERIOR (800273).
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 463 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 814 SILVER SAGE. To AT 463. To Ronald Buhro at AT auction in Dec 1981. To My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, Bardstown, KY.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 464 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 817 SILVER THISTLE. To AT 464. Sold to James E. Strates Shows (circus) at AT auction Dec 1981. To Via 522.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 470 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 815 SILVER SCHOONER. To AT 470. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Scrapped in 1983.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 471 Dome Coach
Built by Budd in 1948 as WP 816 SILVER SCOUT. To AT 471. To Wilson Engineering, Cleburne, TX at AT auction Dec 1981.
Full Dome Coach Dorm
Auto-Train 510 Full Dome Coach Dorm
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 554. To AT 510. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW as 504. To Westours in 1985 as 554 EKLUTNA (800136). To San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in 2007. These full domes were referred to as "maxi-domes" in AT parlance.
Full Dome Coach Dorm
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 555. To AT 511. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW, burned and scrapped.
Full Dome Coach Dorm
Auto-Train 512 Full Dome Coach Dorm
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 550. To AT 512. Wrecked in Florence, SC February 24, 1978. Stored until auto-train auction 12/08/1981. Buyer defaulted. Sold to Passenger Car Associates and stripped, but never moved (trucks went to PV CYRUS K. HOLLIDAY). Burned by vandals in 1982. Scrapped on site (Sanford) in 1983.
Full Dome Coach Dorm
Auto-Train 513 Full Dome Coach Dorm
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 551. To AT 513. To C.C. Potter at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Passenger Car Associates in 1981. To Westours in 1989 as 513 KOBUK. To San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in 2007.
Full Dome Coach Dorm
Auto-Train 514 Full Dome Coach Dorm
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 552. To AT 514 in 1971. To Western Rail Services at AT auction in Dec 1981 to become their 552 (800459, ex-800330) in 1982. To Chicago South Shore & South Bend 522 in 1986. To Conrail 55 in 1988.
Full Dome Coach Dorm
Auto-Train 515 Full Dome Coach Dorm
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 553. To AT 515. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW 502. To Westours in 1985 as 553 KASHWITNA (800135). To Canon City & Royal Gorge Railway in 2006.
Full Dome Lounge
Auto-Train 520 Full Dome Lounge
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 508. To AT 520. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW 503 in 1981. To Westours as 508 MATANUSKA (800121) in 1985. To Iowa Pacific 2009.
Full Dome Lounge
Auto-Train 521 Full Dome Lounge
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 509. To AT 521. To Don Gage at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW in 1984. To Westours in 1985 as 509 CHENA (800122). To San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in 2007. At Mt. Hood Railroad as RPCX 509 CHENA in 2010.
Full Dome Lounge
Auto-Train 522 Full Dome Lounge
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 510. To AT 522. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW in 1981. To Westours in 1985 as 510 CHULITNA (800123). To San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in 2007.
Full Dome Lounge
Auto-Train 523 Full Dome Lounge
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 511. To AT 523. To Great Western Tours at auction in 1981 and operated as Sierra Western 523 DONNER PASS. To Westours in 1986 as 511 NENANA (800124). To San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in 2007.
Full Dome Lounge
Auto-Train 524 Full Dome Lounge
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 513. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW 501. To Westours as 513 TALKEETNA (800134) in 1985. To Iowa Pacific 2009. At Mt. Hood Railroad as SLRG 513 TALKEETNA in 2010.
Full Dome Night Club
Auto-Train 540 Full Dome Night Club
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 507. To AT 540. To Falcon Safety Products at auction in 1981. To Westours in 1987 as 507 SUSITNA (800153). To Canon City & Royal Gorge Railway in 2005.
Full Dome Night Club
Auto-Train 541 Full Dome Night Club
Built by Budd in 1954 as ATSF 512. To AT 541. To NYSW in 1981. To Westours 1985 as 512 TANANA (800125). To Iowa Pacific 2009.
542
Dome Night Club Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9007. To AT 542 in 1973. To White Auto Parts at AT auction in Dec 1981. To private car Northern View (800148). To private car GLACIER PARK. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Dome Night Club Auto-Train 541  Dome Night Club Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9011. To AT 910 in 1972, rebuilt to AT 543 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Buffet Dining
Auto-Train 570 Buffet Dining
Built by ACF in 1950 as Wabash 1430, a 48-seat coach. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To N&W 1837 in 1968. To AT 570 in 1973 and rebuilt as a buffet diner. To NYSW, used as an office at Binghamton Yard. Scrapped Feb 2011.
Buffet Dining
Auto-Train 580 Buffet Dining
Built by Budd in October 1948 as Western Pacific 871 SILVER PALM, a 16 section sleeper later converted to a coach. To AT 580. To Ed Braun at AT auction in Dec 1981. To a diner in Avon Park, FL.
582
Buffet Dining Built by Budd in October 1948 as Western Pacific 872 SILVER POPLAR, a 16 section sleeper later converted to a coach. To AT 582. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Movie - Buffet Auto-Train 590 Movie Buffet Built by Budd in 1948 as C&O 1971. To ACL ST. PETERSBURG. To SCL 5990. To AT 590. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Kitchen - Dorm
Auto-Train 591 Kitchen Dorm
Built by Budd in 1948 as C&O 1941. To ACL 127. To SCL 5991. To AT 591. To Don Gage at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Movie - Buffet
Auto-Train 592 Movie Buffet
Built by Budd in 1948 as C&O 1970. To ACL WINTER HAVEN. To SCL 5992. To AT 592. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Kitchen - Dorm
Auto-Train 593 Kitchen Dorm
Built by Budd in 1948 as C&O 1940. To ACL 128. To SCL 5993. To AT 593. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Movie - Buffet Built by PS in 1948 as C&O 1972. To ACL FORT MYERS. To SCL 5994. To AT 594. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW 507 business lounge.
Kitchen - Dorm
Auto-Train 595 Kitchen Dorm
Built by Budd in 1948 as C&O 1942. To ACL 129. To SCL 5995. To AT 595. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
596
Movie - Buffet Built by PS in 1948 as C&O 1977 SWAN TAVERN. To ACL PORT TAMPA in 1950. To SCL 5996. To AT 596 in 1971. Wrecked in Florence, SC February 24, 1978. Scrapped. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Kitchen - Dorm
Auto-Train 597 Kitchen Dorm
Built by PS in 1948 as C&O 1954 SWAN KITCHEN. To ACL 125 in 1950. To SCL 5997. To AT 597 in 1971. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
Movie - Buffet
Auto-Train 598 Movie Buffet
Built by PS in 1948 as C&O 1978 POSTLETHWAIT'S TAVERN. To. ACL WINTER PARK in 1950. To SCL 5998. To AT 598 in 1971. To Rosie O'Grady's in Orlando at AT auction in Dec 1981. Later, to a private owner and given Amtrak #800421. Stored in Baltimore, the car was burned by vandals. Sold to Maryland Midland in 1987 and rebuilt as an open-window car by extending the window openings to the roof line. Sold to GNA in 1989 and converted to a dance car. Sold at auction in 1995 to Northern Central Railway, becoming their #59.
Kitchen - Dorm
Auto-Train 599 Kitchen Dorm
Built by PS in 1948 as C&O 1955 POSTLETHWAIT'S KITCHEN. To ACL 126 in 1950. To SCL 5999. To AT 599 in 1971. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981.
7-1-3 Sleeper
Auto-Train 602 Sleeper
Built by Budd in 1955 as SAL (5-1-4-4) BAY PINES. To SCL 6402. To AT 602. To Ringling Bros at AT auction in Dec 1981 to become their RBX 44, then RBBX 41403.
7-1-3 Sleeper
Auto-Train 604 Sleeper
Built by Budd in 1955 as SAL (5-1-4-4) CEDARTOWN. To SCL 6404. To AT 604. To Ringling Bros at AT auction in Dec 1981.
7-1-3 Sleeper
Auto-Train 606 Sleeper
Built by Budd in 1955 as SAL (5-1-4-4) PINEHURST. To SCL 6406. To AT 606. To Ringling Bros at AT auction in Dec 1981.
6-4-6 Dorm Sleeper
Auto-Train 610 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1953 as L&N 3453 GREEN PINE. To AT 610 in 1974 and used as a dorm. Retired in 1978 and sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become #246 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 1979. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
6-4-6 Dorm Sleeper
Auto-Train 611 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1953. as L&N 3464 SHORT LEAF PINE. To AT 611 in 1974 and used as a dorm. Retired in 1978 and sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become #247 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 1979. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
6-4-6 Dorm Sleeper
Auto-Train 612 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1953 as L&N 3468 WHISPERING PINE. To AT 612 in 1974 and used as a dorm. Retired in 1978 and sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become #242 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 19799. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
630
10-6 Dorm Sleeper Built by PS in 1949 as RF&P SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY. To RF&P 403 in 1970. To AT 630 in 1976. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To NYSW. Scrapped in 2004. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
631
10-6 Dorm Sleeper Built by PS in 1949 as RF&P STRATFORD COUNTY. To RF&P 404 in 1970. To AT 631 in 1976. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
632
10-6 Sleeper Built by PS in 1949 as RF&P KING WILLIAM. To AT 632 in 1976. Retired in 1978 and sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become #245 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 1979. To Seminole Gulf Railway as GASPARILLA. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
10-6 Sleeper
Auto-Train 633 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1949 as RF&P KING & QUEEEN. To AT 633 in 1976. Retired in 1978 and sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to become #248 on their 'Monte Carlo' Train (Gold Unit) of 1979. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
21 Roomette Dorm Sleeper
Auto-Train 634 Sleeper
Built by PS in 1949 as RF&P BYRD ISLAND. To AT 634 in 1976. Used as a dorm by AT. Sold to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1979. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
669
Steam Generator Built by EMD as Union Pacific 970B. To Amtrak 468 in 1972, retired 1974. Converted to steam generator car and numbered 1919 in 1975. Renumbered 669 in 1977. Leased by AT in 1981, but never painted AT colors. To Alaska RR as P7 in 1982. To Feather River RR Society in 1989. To UP in 1990. Restored to power for their Heritage Fleet and renumbered 963B in 1993. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 700 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 7000. To AT 700 in 1973. To Jonathan Gallucki, Atlanta, GA, in Dec 1981. To Ken Bitten 1999. To Henry Hillman, August 1999. To Oregon Rail and leased to American Orient Express and Mountain Rockies Rail Tours as AOEX 700001, though never used in AOE service. To Grandluxe Rail Journeys in 2006; again never used. Stored since 2000.
Dome Coach Auto-Train 701 Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 7001. To AT 701 in 1973. To A. J. Daniels at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Kansas City Southern in 1981 and numbered 21. To Northern Railcar. To Union Pacific in 1990. Rebuilt and named UPP 7001 COLUMBINE (2nd) in 1992.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 702 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 7002. To AT 702 in 1972. To Keene Carpet at auction in 1981. To Virginia Rail Investment Corp 200 ROANOKE in 1987. To St. Louis Car Company in 1989 as SLCC 200. To Rail Cruise America, given Amtrak private car number 800200 and renamed MARK TWAIN LAKE. Renamed MISSISSIPPI RIVER in 1999. To KCS in 2005 as #1940 KANSAS CITY for Southern Belle business train service.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 702 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in December 1954 as UP 7003. To AT 703 in 1973. To James E Strates Shows at auction 1981. To private owner in 1982. To C P Huntington Chapter NRHS in 1982 and assigned Amtrak Private Car number 800377 for use with Amtrak trains. Named (but not lettered) SANDSTONE FLATS. To UP 7003 then to HUNX 7003 during 1993 due to a dispute with the Union Pacific. To Wisconsin Southern in 2001 for business train service. Rebuilt in 2003 by Avalon Rail for Charter Manufacturing as CHARTER CLUB.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 704 Dome Coach

Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 7005. To AT 704 in 1973. Wrecked in Florence, SC February 24, 1978. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Buyer defaulted and car (missing one truck) was sold to Passenger Car Associates who stripped it of salvageable parts. Scrapped at Sanford in 1982.

Dome Coach
Auto-Train 705 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 7007. To AT 705 in 1973. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To CSX in 1999. To Northern Railcar in 2000. To Don Grant in 2001. To Pete Messina in 2002 as 7007 SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY, rebuilt with ATSF Hi-Level trucks and leased to KCS.
Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 7009. To AT 706 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Buyer defaulted. To Robert Snow in 1981 for static display as ENTERPRISE as part of the Church Street Station in Orlando, FL. . To Baltimore Gas & Electric 1988 for use as a stationary cafe in the same location, but repainted without lettering. To Enic Group of London, England in 1999. Moved to the Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish, FL in 2012.
Dome Coach Auto-Train 707 Dome Coach Built by PS in 1958 as UP 7011. To AT 707 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Sold to Merill Ervin in 1981. Sold to John P. McGoff in 1983 and numbered 7007 (800558). Sold in 1991 to Reading Blue Mountain & Northern. Painted dark green as their #3 CATAWISSA of "Reading & Northern Railway". To Ferrocaril Mexicano as FXE 149015 in 1999. (Thanks to Philip Dohmen for clearing up the history of this car!)
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 708 Dome Coach

Built by PS in 1958 as UP 7012. To AT 708 in 1973. To James E. Strates Shows at auction in 1981. To Kasten Rail Car in 1984. To Hartwell Lowe Corp, Yucca Valley, CA, as HLCX 1898 MARION MATTISON. To Northern Rail Car in 1988 and converted to Dome Diner; in service as Scenic Rail Dining 7011 MOUNTAIN VIEW (800558) in 1988-1989. To Transcisco Tours in October 1990 for "Sierra 49er" service as EMERALD BAY (800558). Returned to Northern Rail Car in August 1991. Leased to Kalamazoo Lake Shore & Chicago in August 1991 for Michigan Wine Country Dinner Train service. Returned to Northern Rail Car and sold to Union Pacific in May 1993, becoming UPP 7011 MISSOURI RIVER EAGLE. (Yes, UP 7012 had become UPP 7011 over the course of 35 years -- and via considerable confusion.) Thanks to Philip Dohmen for clearing up the history of this car!

Dome Coach Built by PS in 1958 as UP 7015. To AT 709 in 1973. To A. J. Daniels at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Mid-American Rail Car Co in 1982. Sold to Kansas City Southern and numbered 22. Sold to Union Pacific in 1990. Rebuilt as UPP 7015 and named CHALLENGER in 1992.
Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8000. To AT 800 in 1973. To Falcon Safety Products at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Washington Central as WCRC 800 in 1990, later renumbered WCRC 106 MT RAINIER for the Spiriti of Washigton Dinner Train. To Columbia Basin Railway in 2002.
801
Dome Diner Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8001. To AT 801 in 1973. To Antique Enterprises, Tampa, FL at AT auction in Dec 1981. Presumed scrapped on site at Sanford, FL. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
802
Dome Diner Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8002. To AT 802 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Scrapped on site at Sanford, FL. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Dome Diner
Auto-Train 803 Dome Diner
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8003. To AT 803 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981 to become ANBC 2040. Sold to Northern Rail Car in 1989. To Scenic Rails Dining SCNEIC VIEW in 1989 (800560). To Transcisco Tours in 1990 as CRYSTAL BAY. Leased to Kalamazoo Lake Shore & Chicago in August 1991 for Michigan Wine Country Dinner Train service. Returned to Northern Rail Car and sold to Union Pacific to become UPP 8004 COLORADO EAGLE in 1993.
Dome Diner
Auto-Train 804 Dome Diner
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8005. To AT 804 in 1973. Wrecked in Florence, SC February 24, 1978. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Buyer defaulted. Sold to Passenger Car Associates and stripped. Sold to D. J. Joseph Cincinnatti, OH. Scrapped 1982-83 on-site (Sanford).
805
Dome Diner Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8006. to AT 805 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Eventually scrapped on site at Sanford, FL. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
806
Dome Diner Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8007. To AT 806 in 1973. To 'The Train', Walkersville, MD at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Maryland Midland as #58 on The EnterTRAINment Line (a dinner train in Maryland). To Peter Robbins/Sierra Madre Express as TUCSON in 1993 for excursion service in Mexico's Copper Canyon. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Dome Diner
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8008. To AT 807 in 1973 for use on the Louisville run. Later served as a protection diner for the Lorton run. The UP interior was never refurbished. To A. J. Daniels at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Kansas City Southern in 1982 and numbered 19. To Union Pacific in 1990. Rebuilt to Dome Diner UPP 8008 CITY OF PORTLAND in 1991.
Dome Diner Auto-Train 808 Dome Diner Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 8009. To AT 808 in 1973. To Don Gage at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Dixie RR Copr of Georgia in 1982. To Frank Dowd in 1984. To Slotsy Tours in 1986 and lettered COLUMBIA RIVER for Domeliner Tours (in UP colors). Given Amtrak private car #800031. Leased to Rocky Mountain Daylight in 1995 as PACIFIC OVERLAND. Sold to RailCruise America in 1999 for excursion service. Sold to KCS in 2005 as #2005 MONTERREY for Southern Belle business train service. Reassigned for Kansas City Southern de Mexico service in 2009 and based in Nuevo Laredo , Mexico.
900
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9000. To AT 900 in 1973. To Continental Leasing at AT auction in Dec 1981. To Green Bay Western. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 901 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9001. To AT 901 in 1973. To Green Bay & Western in 1982 as 901 Trempealeau River. Rebuilt in 1997 as Algoma Central 'Algoma Country'.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 902 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9002. To AT 902 in 1973. To Delaware Otsego Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981 as NYSW 902. Rebuilt 1982-84 as a theater car with full end glass window and renumbered 509. Nickname: "Popemobile".
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 903 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9003. To AT 903 in 1973. To private car BRYCE CANYON (800588). To private car NORTHERN SKY.
904
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9005. Rebuilt to Dome Lounge in 1956. To 904 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Sold to Al Nippert "Great Tours on Rails"(?) (800621) Sold to Union Pacific in 1988. Named HARRIMAN in 1989. Renamed WALTER DEAN in 1990. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
905
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9006. To AT 905 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. To ANBX 2041 in 1981. To Golden Spike Rail Tours Inc. in 1983 as 9006 NATIVE SON. To Rail Ventures in 1999 as BELLA VISTA (800212). Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
906
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9007. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
907
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9008. To AT 907 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Eventually scrapped. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Dome Coach
Auto-Train 908 Dome Coach
Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9009, a dome-lounge-observation. 1956 Rebuilt to Dome Lounge. To AT 908 in 1973. Sold to Don Lee in 1981. Sold to Northern Rail Car in 1987 (800556). Sold to Scenic Rail Dining as RIVER'S EDGE in 1987. To Transcisco Tours in 1990 as ZEPHYR COVE. Sold to Union Pacific to become CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO in 1993.
909
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9010. To AT 909 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
910
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9011. To AT 910 in 1972, rebuilt to AT 543 in 1973 (see above).
911
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9012. To AT 911 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Eventually scrapped. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
912
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9013. To AT 912 in 1973. To Anbel Corp at AT auction in Dec 1981. Eventually scrapped. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
913
Dome Coach Built by ACF in 1955 as UP 9014. To AT 913 in 1973. To Bywater Company, Orlando, FL at AT auction in Dec 1981. Eventually scrapped. Please email if you have a photo of this car in any paint scheme.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 130 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 130 renumbered to 1130 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 130 above.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 131 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 131 renumbered to 1131 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 131 above.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 1134 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 132 renumbered to 1132 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 132 above.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 1134 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 134 renumbered to 1134 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 134 above.
1135
Steam Generator Simply auto-train 135 renumbered to 1135 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 135 above. Please email if you have a photo of this car.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 1136 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 136 renumbered to 1136 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 136 above.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 1137 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 137 renumbered to 1137 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 137 above.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 1138 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 138 renumbered to 1138 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 138 above.
1139
Steam Generator Simply auto-train 139 renumbered to 1139 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 139 above. Please email if you have a photo of this car.
Steam Generator
Auto-Train 1140 Steam Generator
Simply auto-train 140 renumbered to 1140 in 1977 when the three-digit number was needed for a new tri-level auto carrier. See 140 above.
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A note about the auto-racks: Cars 1, 8, 9, 11, 13, 19, 22, 29, and 30 were apparently off the roster by mid 1973 (if they were ever on). Were these racks written off in the March 1973 accident? Please email if you know.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex Canadian National 7300XX. Apparently lost its number to AT business car #1 early on. May have become AT 71. Please email if you know. Auto Carriers 1-31 had several 'tabs' along their bottom side rails. Above number 31, some had smooth/straight side rails. These former CN bi-level auto racks all had their trucks replaced with former REA Express type B-X trucks for high-speed service when they were acquired by Auto-Train.

2
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex Canadian National 730026. To AT 2. According to Craig Harrison, this car was later renumbered AT 22 after the original auto-carrier #22 was wrecked. This freed up the number '2' to be assigned to an AT business car. See AT #2 under Passenger Equipment.

Auto Carrier Caboose
Auto-Train Auto Carrier Caboose

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730027. Eventually modified to include a crew compartment with a cupola -- effectively creating a caboose -- for the Sanford-Louisville run. To the Fillmore & Western Railway as MLDX 2957.

4
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730028.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730029.

Auto Carrier Caboose
Auto-Train Auto Carrier Caboose

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730030. Eventually modified to include a crew compartment with a cupola -- effectively creating a caboose -- for the Sanford-Louisville run.

Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730032.

8
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 7300XX.

9
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 7300XX Eventually modified to include a crew compartment with a cupola -- effectively creating a caboose -- for the Sanford-Louisville run.

10
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730037.

Auto Carrier Caboose
Auto-Train Auto Carrier Caboose

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730042 Eventually modified to include a crew compartment with a cupola -- effectively creating a caboose -- for the Sanford-Louisville run.

13
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 7300XX.

14
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730044.

15
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730046.

16
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730048.

17
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730049.

18
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730050.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730052.

Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730053.

Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex Canadian National 7300XX. According to Craig Harrison, this car was wrecked early on, after which auto-rack #2 was renumbered #22 to replace it (making room in the lineup for AT business car #2).

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730058.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730059.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730060.

26
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730062.

Auto Carrier Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730063.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730025.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730036.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730072.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Several bi-level auto racks from this number up had straight edges along their bottom side rails (as opposed to the 'tabs' found on carriers 1-31). Ex CN 730017.

33
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730000.

34
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730004.

35
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730003.

Auto Carrier Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730011.

37
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730018.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730019.

39
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730023.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730031.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730064.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730067.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730069.

44
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730070.

45
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730012.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730073.

47
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730015.

48
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730010.

49
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730008.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730020.

51
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730005.

52
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730002.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730054.

Auto Carrier Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730007.

55
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730039.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730014.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730001.

58
Auto Carrier
Photo needed

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730024.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730022.

60
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730009.

61
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730006.

62
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730021.

63
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730065.

64
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730071.

65
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730016.

66
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730013.

Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730040.

68
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730061.

69
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730065. Note that this car and car #70 were considerably shorter than the other bi-level racks.

Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 730067. Note that this car and car #69 were considerably shorter than the other bi-level racks.

71
Auto Carrier

Bi-level auto rack car. Ex CN 7300XX. This may have been auto-rack number 1, renumbered to make room for business car 1 to take over that number.

90
Caboose Originally a 40' boxcar that FEC turned into a bay-window caboose (numbered 801) before auto-train added the cupola on top and eliminated the bay-windows from the sides. Please email if you have info or photos.
Caboose
Auto-Train 91 Caboose
Originally a 40' boxcar that FEC turned into a bay-window caboose (numbered 804) before auto-train added the cupola on top and eliminated the bay-windows from the sides. In the early days, the auto-train ran with the passenger cars at the rear of the train and flagmen rode in the passenger cars. Later, the passenger cars were moved ahead of the auto-carriers for the comfort of passengers (less bumping/slack action) and this resulted in the need for cabooses. Cabooses were also needed in the late 1970s when the train got so popular -- and so long -- that it was split into two sections, one consisting of passenger cars only, followed five minutes later by one consisting of auto-carriers only. Additionally, some bi-level auto carriers were modified to have crew quarters, including caboose-like cupolas on top, thus eliminating the need for a separate caboose.
Caboose
Auto-Train 92 Caboose
Originally a 40' boxcar that FEC turned into a bay-window caboose (numbered 808) before auto-train added the cupola on top and eliminated the bay-windows from the sides.
Caboose
Auto-Train 93 Caboose
Originally a 40' boxcar that FEC turned into a bay-window caboose (numbered 810) before auto-train added the cupola on top and eliminated the bay-windows from the sides.
94
Caboose Originally a 40' boxcar that FEC turned into a bay-window caboose (numbered 811) before auto-train added the cupola on top and eliminated the bay-windows from the sides. Please email if you have info or photos.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. of Atlanta in 1974. This one was the prototype for all that followed and the only one of the tri-levels with holes in its side walls. Please email if you know what happened to all the tri-level auto-racks after their time at auto-train Corp.
101
Auto Carrier
Photo needed
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. (SIECO) 1976.
102
Auto Carrier
Photo needed
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
103
Auto Carrier
Photo needed
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
105
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
106
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
107
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
108
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
109
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
110
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
111
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
112
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
113
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
114
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
115
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
116
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
117
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
118
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
119
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
120
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1976.
121
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
122
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
123
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
124
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
125
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
126
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
127
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
128
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
129
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Rack
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
131
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
133
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
135
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Auto Carrier
Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
138
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
139
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
140
Auto Carrier Tri-level auto rack. Built by Southern Iron & Equipment Co. 1977.
190
Auto Carrier Single-level auto carrier. Ex RF&P baggage 189, built by ACF in 1940. Sold to White Auto Parts, Kissimee, FL at AT auction Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
191
Auto Carrier Single-level auto carrier. Built by ACF in 1940 as RF&P baggage 188. To AT 191 in 1975/76. To Al Nippert in Cincinnati, OH at AT auction in DEc 1981. To Louisiana Railway Heritage Trust. To Louisiana Steam Train Association as Theater Car LSTX 3 BATON ROUGE in 2005. Currently stored in New Orleans. Was one of LASTA's exhibit cars on the Louisiana Bicentennial Train that traveled from New Orleans to Kansas City in 2005. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
Auto Carrier
Auto-Train Single Level Auto Carrier
Single-level auto carrier. Built by ACF in 1937 as RF&P baggage 180. To AT 192 in 1975/76. Sold to White Auto Parts, Kissimee, FL at AT auction Dec 1981. To Louisiana Railway Heritage Trust. To Louisiana Steam Train Association as Theater Car LSTX 4 ORLEANS in 2005. Currently stored in New Orleans. Was one of LASTA's exhibit cars on the Louisiana Bicentennial Train that traveled from New Orleans to Kansas City in 2005.
193
Auto Carrier Single-level auto carrier. Built by ACF in 1937 as RF&P baggage 177. To AT 193 in 1975/76. Sold to White Auto Parts, Kissimee, FL at AT auction Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
194
Auto Carrier Single-level auto carrier. Built by ACF in 1937 as RF&P baggage 175. To AT 194 in 1975/76. Sold to White Auto Parts, Kissimee, FL at AT auction Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
195
Auto Carrier Single-level auto carrier. Built by ACF in 1937 as RF&P baggage 167. To AT 195 in 1975/76. Sold to White Auto Parts, Kissimee, FL at AT auction Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
196
Auto Carrier Single-level auto carrier. Built by ACF in 1937 as RF&P baggage 172. To AT 196 in 1975/76. Sold to White Auto Parts, Kissimee, FL at AT auction Dec 1981. Please email if you have a photo of this car in AT paint.
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MISC
440
Coach Built by PS in 1950 as UP 5406, a 44 chair coach. To AT 440? Later renumbered AT 5400? Doesn't appear to have ever run in AT service. Email if you have more info or photos.
441
Coach Built by PS in 1950 as UP 5407, a 44 chair coach. To AT 441? Later renumbered AT 5401? Doesn't appear to have ever run in AT service. To RBBX 42001.
442
Coach Built by PS in 1950 as UP 5410, a 44 chair coach. To AT 442? Later renumbered AT 5402? Doesn't appear to have ever run in AT service. To RBBX 42002.
Coach
Built by PS in 1950 as UP 5422, a 44 chair coach. To AT 443? Later renumbered AT 5403? Doesn't appear to have ever run in AT service. Email if you have more info or photos.
572
Buffet Dining Built by ACF in 1950 as Wabash 1428. To N&W 1835 (coach) in 1965. To AT 572 in 1973, but never rebuilt, painted AT, or used in service. To FEC for MofW service.
574
Buffet Dining Built by ACF in 1950 as Wabash 1429. To N&W 1836 (coach) in 1968. To AT 574 in 1973, but never rebuilt to diner, painted AT, or used in service. To FEC for MofW service.
576
Buffet Dining Built by ACF in 1950 as Wabash 1427. To N&W 1834 (coach) in 1965. To AT 576 in 1973, but never rebuilt to diner, painted AT, or used in service. To FEC for MofW service.
Auto-Train 817 RF&P Caboose
Ex-RF&P caboose at the Sanford Terminal.
Auto-Train 919 RF&P Caboose
Ex-RF&P caboose at the Sanford Terminal.
954
Ex-RF&P caboose at the Sanford Terminal.
Union Pacific 1601
Leased from UP? Union Pacific 1601 Sun Cape, rebuilt April 1965 as an 11 double bedroom sleeper. Ex UP Western Adventure (12-4 sleeper) built by ACF in December 1949. To Mexico NdeM 736 "Iztaccihatl" in 1987. Pictured at Sanford, FL. Don't know if this was used by AT. Please email if you have info or photos.
Union Pacific 1602
Leased from UP? Union Pacific 1602 Sun Isle, rebuilt June 1965 as an 11 double bedroom sleeper. Ex UP Western Hills (12-4 sleeper) built by ACF in December 1949. To Kasten Rail Services 1988. Back to UP 1990, remodeled and renamed "Green River" for heritage fleet service from 1991. Pictured at Sanford. Don't know if this was used by AT. Please email if you have info or photos.
Union Pacific 1604
Leased from UP? Union Pacific 1604 Sun Lane, rebuilt June 1965 as an 11 double bedroom sleeper. Ex UP Western Mountain (12-4 sleeper) built by ACF in December 1949. Became UP Inspection Car "Idaho" in 1980. Pictured at Sanford. Don't know if this was used by AT. Please email if you have info or photos.
Union Pacific 1607
Leased from UP? Union Pacific 1607 Sun Point, rebuilt June 1965 as an 11 double bedroom sleeper. Ex UP Western Slope (12-4 sleeper) built by ACF in December 1949. T o Mexico NdeM 737 "Popocatepetc" in 1987. Pictured at Sanford. Don't know if this was used by AT. Please email if you have info or photos.
Union Pacific 1612
Leased from UP? Union Pacific 1612 Sun Villa, rebuilt June 1965 as an 11 double bedroom sleeper. Ex UP Western Scene (12-4 sleeper). Exx Wabash, built by ACF in 1950. To UP Sleeper 315 in 1987 and renamed North Platte (2nd) in 1990. Named Little Rock in 1995. Pictured at Sanford. Don't know if this was used by AT.Please email if you have info or photos.
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FACILITIES
Lorton Terminal
Auto-Train Lorton Terminal
At Lorton, Virginia. Near Washington, D.C.
Sanford Terminal
Auto-Train Sanford Terminal
At Sanford, Florida. Near Orlando and Walt Disney World.
Louisville Terminal
Auto-Train Louisville Terminal
At Louisville, Kentucky. Lookng for photos and information on any aspect of this AT terminal. Please email if you have any.
Auto-Train Caboose
Gift Shop, Lorton terminal. Former RF&P. If you know what number this was assigned -- please email .
Auto-Train Boxcar
Lorton terminal. Former RF&P. Fomer RF&P. If you know what number this was assigned -- please email .
Van
Auto-Train Ford Van
Ford van. Spotted at the Lorton terminal.
Crew Bus
Auto-Train Crew Bus Sanford, FL
Ford bus at the Sanford terminal. Used for crew transport.
Auto-Train 418 Caboose
Gift Shop, Sanford terminal. Former RF&P.
Auto-Train 1013 Boxcar
Sanford terminal. Former RF&P.
Van
Auto-Train Ford Econoline Van
Ford Econoline van. Spotted at the Sanford terminal.
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Research resources include: Mary Jayne & John Z. Rowe, Jerry Laboda's Passenger Car Photo Index, Stan Jackowski, Joe Oates, William E. Griffin Jr. (Bill Griffin), John H. Kuehl's book "Amtrak Car Spotter", Jim Hediger's article "Auto-Train" in the December 1974 issue of Model Railroader Magazine, George Elwood's Fallen Flags, Don Stack's comprehensive UtahRails.net website, W. David Randall's Railway Passenger Car Annual, Vol I-VI, & his Streamliner Cars books Vol 1-3, Robert Sarberenyi, David Thompson, Walt Smith, George Elwood, Chelsea White, Mark Kuehler, Mike Palmieri, Al Gorney, Robert Ridgway, Phillip Gandy, Ray Sturges, Walter Gay, Dave Seidel, John Carroll, Philip Dohmen, Web Lurker, Craig A. Harrison, Members of the PCL List, George W. Hamlin, Todd Brown, Dave Balton, Marty Bernard, Don Jaworski, Mike Woodruff, John Komanesky, Doug Riddell, Kurt E. Armbruster, Dick Petrini, David Warner, Ed Frye, Richard D. Curtis. Many thanks to all who have contributed to keeping track of the histories of the equipment of the 1971-81 auto-train!
 
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