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Home > Richmond shops > Car Records > Santa Fe Obervation 1950 - 1954 Shopping

Richmond Pullman: Santa Fe Chief and Super Chief Observation Cars

  The Swallow tail Bedroom Observation cars of the Santa Fe Chief and Super Chief had until this time been shopped at Pullmans' Calumet repair shops. In May of 1950 Puye became the first of these cars to be shopped at Richmond. The other 13 cars followed. For the "Vista" series cars this was their only time through. The"Betahtakin" class cars were to come through these shops again and receive a major change to their appearance. "Betahtakin" class 1954 rebuild

Chaistla on the Chief - Santa Fe Railway Photo

Chaistla on the Chief - Santa Fe Railway Photo

NAME CLASS REPAIR ARRIVED DATE IN DATE OUT RECORD #
Puye G   5/8/50 6/21/50 49924
Denehotso G   7/6/50 8/23/50 50129
Chuska M   8/7/51 8/24/51 52381
Vista Valley M 9/16/51 9/20/51 10/12/51 52564
Betahtakin M   3/19/53 4/8/53 55330
Biltabito M   5/8/53 5/28/53 55620
Chaistla M   7/2/53 7/22/53 55895
Puye M   8/20/53 9/9/53 56128
Vista Plains M   10/1/53 10/19/53 56293
Vista Heights M 11/3/53 11/16/53 12/7/53 56521
Vista Club M 12/23/54 1/11/54 1/27/54 56766
Vista Cavern M 2/15/54 3/17/54 4/6/54 56995
Vista Valley M 4/28/54 5/7/54 6/2/54 57328
Vista Canyon M 8/29/54 9/10/54 9/29/54 57538

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