Private Varnish, 148 (Nov 2016)

Regular price $7.50

    40 pages

      Pacific Sunset, Oliver Hazard Perry, Cedar Rapids, Colonial Crafts, Chapel Hill.
      Webb Retirement Special: A two-page photo essay. The seven-car consist included: Pennsylvania 120, Warrior Ridge, Alexander Hamilton, NYC 43, Mount Vernon, Pacific Home and Babbling Brook.
      Galveston Railroad Days included two well-known cars owned by AAPRCO member Patrick Henry: Evelyn A. Henry and Warren R. Henry


      Inside the Great Northern Domes  by Steve Esposito
      A letter from John Parr instigates some research by Editor Steve with some surprising results. Photos from the 1988 Amtrak dome car auction complement period in-service photos.

      It's a Federal Holiday  by Janet Dittmer
      Janet's day-by-day diary illustrated with stunning photography by Dave Luca and other PV photographers highlights just how great a vacation aboard a private car like the Federal can be. Janet and Dave tailored the trip around their guests' favorite destinations and scenery. Twelve pages of America you can only see by rail!

      Our Very Own Shining Star by Fred Stout
      The author dreamed of the day he would own his own private car and after a fifteen-year odyssey, the finished result is indeed a shining star. Lots of in-process photos of the Silver Star's restoration and modifications.


      Where Are They Now? by Scott Clauss and Rudy Morgenfruh
      The NYC's Stream-series cars were survivors in the truest sense of the word. Join the authors as they chronicle the history of each car from service on the Central to current-day assignments.

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