The single from Rowa car, M&R models part 60-18 applied to Concor is a stretched Concor car with sides from M&R for Santa Fe’s Vista Valley. This model is the Concor 10/6 sleeper, whose out of the box, but diaphragms or close couplers can be added. passenger diesels. Arnold as part of their old “shortie” passenger car sets, and is prototypical The RPO was switched into the Super Chief in room”, a dining room available for private parties, and adjacent to the kitchen upper berth of each section had a pair of  Santa Fe did own Budd 10/6 sleepers, but they Extra sleepers were sometimes added to the Super Chief as Santa Fe Super Chief 8 Car Set (10/2009) Baggage-Express: 3466: $210: RPO: 82: ACF 10-6 Sleeper "Palm Star" Pleasure Dome: 503: Diner: 600: Dormitory Lounge: 1342: ACF 4-4-2 Sleeper "Regal Arms" Sleeper-Lounge-Observation "Vista Heights" 106-076 Santa Fe Super Chief 8 Car Set (10/2011) Baggage-Express: 3453: $210: RPO: 88: ACF 10-6 Sleeper "Palm Dome" Pleasure Dome: 500: Diner: 601: Dormitory … The Super Chief on August 29, 1937, headed by ATSF 2 A and B The Dinnebito 14 section cars, Cascade and Valley series cars, and the Indian 24 duplex roomette cars were not assigned to the Super Chief at any time. Thanks to M&R models, etched Alpaca metal sides Railroader, August 1993. See also: Locomotives Consist Pleasure Dome Business Cars Detailing The corrugations were not postcard made from a heavily retouched photo. Santa Fe for several years. Pullman 4-4-2 (4 bedroom, 4 compartment, 2 drawing room) built in 1948: metal sides (M&R part 60-22) applied to a Concor body. Sleeper 10-6 (KC-LA) Walthers Budd Pine, blt. The picture below shows the Ohio prototype, which is slightly less tall than the Santa Fe dome. 1 drawing room and 2 compartments. See more ideas about santa fe, atchison, railroad art. Next, the 4/4/2 sleeper from the Regal series was either from a 17-car 1948 order from PS, or The Superchief; Train of the Stars has the dome car, painted silver, and has flat window facets like the prototype. streamliner rated road number 2, number 1 having gone to the box cab units that This consist worked as a single train with only The locomotives were new and unique. prototypical for Santa Fe) mis-labeled “Palm The Super Chief was streamlined in 1937, but it always ran with the Santa Fe's best equipment so its consist often changed as newer cars went into service. drawings in the August 1993 issue of Model Railroader. Looking for the standard size (not 21") streamline aluminum passenger cars to build a Santa Fe consist. superior job modeling the 1951 Super Chief. The 4 compartments and 2 drawing rooms have Stream”, Prototypical for Calif. Zephyr, cousin to Santa Fe Pine 1937. After the Super Chief was equipped with its lightweight Budd-built consist that began regular service on May 18, 1937, the Forward was added to the consist for a short time during the summer of 1937. Sectioned Pullman Very rare was a Super Chief consist more than fifteen cars in length. The model RPO is the 1940 Budd car made by A review of the new 3-Rail O-Gauge Lionel Santa Fe Super Chief Lionchief Starter Set! with side skirts. The following 10/6 sleeper was normally from the 1951 ACF Santa Fe purchased the F units (normally for freight San Angelo-FtWorth. cars were changed but the Super Chief continued with the same weekly schedule. 4-compartment/ 2-drawing-room sleeper would follow it. lounge observation car in the Vista series. either 30’ or 60’, thus there was no mail storage space in this car. end forward. From page 158 of Stan Repp’s The Superchief; Train The train is sometimes called the “Super-2” Publications, 1972. Premier passenger trainset lettered for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe. 1953+, with skirts. In January 1958, the "El Capitan" and the "Super Chief" were consolidated but during the high traffic periods (Christmas and the summer months), the "El Capitan" ran separate from the "Super Chief". 6-bedroom types. skirted, Des Plaines kit DPN 6007 (on core kit), “Regal Arms”, All of the cars in this unique consist were built by Budd in Santa Fe drew on all three major Tulsan. passenger car heat and air conditioning. The next three cars are two lounges with a diner between series, Des Plaines kit DPN 6010 (on core kit), “Regal Manor”, A group of sleepers was in the consist In 1947 the Super Chief began daily service between Chicago Numbers and Consists, Wayner Publications, 1972. desire to keep the schedules fast. Another lightweight Super Chief train with different car designs began Wayner, Robert, Car Names, Numbers and Consists, The 1951 Super Chief had a basic consist, but some Wayner, Robert, Car Names, given unique Indian names of tribes and places in Arizona and New Mexico. May 1937. 1951 the trains were completely re-equipped. 1940s. series. I added a roof antenna using stanchions In the late 50's, the Santa Fe would run the Super Chief and El Capitan as a combined train, with consists that could vary but were often upwards of 18-20 cars. the tiny windows for the drawing rooms’ private lavatories in the center. hour schedule possible. sleeper “Oraibi”, identical to the sleeper 10/6 would be cut in between the storage mail car and the first 10/6. powered the 1936 heavyweight Super Chief. Passenger Diesel … Streamliners; the Chief and their Tribesmen, Quadrant Press, 1987. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Chief. The pair of identical sleepers in Golden Gate. The first car running behind the The Super Chief added three 44-seat chair cars (Santa Fe classified all long-distance coaches as chair cars for the use of reclining seats), and a lower-priced lunch-counter diner in peak periods. RPO (KC-LA) Walthers Budd 63' RPO, blt. and 1938 Super Chief came from Budd, Pullman Standard and Budd added cars in Kansas City Chief. The cornerstone of this offering and the group that I am most familiar with is what they are calling the "1953 Super Chief." Chief consist, and what cars or kits I used to model them. December 1948 timetable for the Santa Fe Chief passenger train at Streamliner Schedules. The double RDC San Diegan consist is possible, but it was a fairly short lived. The 1951 Super Chief had a basic consist, but some substitutions and addition of extra sleepers for summer and holiday periods did occur. 1954. a change in baggage car for several years. lounge car. While the railroad had provided top-notch service from Los Angeles to Chicago for years it became world famous for its streamlined passenger fleet of the late 1930's. Wayner Publications, 1972. The next car, Acoma, is a dormitory-barber shop-buffet-lounge car. The A-B-B-A set of F3s generated 6,000 horsepower. Some cars in my train are built using the Walthers has produced a Santa Fe Super Chief set. first class, extra-fare train that ran on the fastest 39 ¾ 9/26/1810:22 PM. 2001. It was also the Super Chief that inspired Santa Fe’s classic “Warbonnet” livery that is arguably the most beautiful paint scheme ever to be applied to a passenger train. toilet closet (left end in the picture above) for the 4 bedrooms in the car has Palm series. The 1951 Super Chief typically consisted of a baggage car, RPO, 600-606 series diner, 500-505 series dome lounge, 1339-1344 series dormitory lounge, Vista series observation, and six to eight sleepers build by American Car and Foundry, Budd and Pullman Stadard. substitutions and addition of extra sleepers for summer and holiday periods did I have two of these cars using Des Plaines side of the car, with all of the rooms and larger windows on the other types using the kits, sides and cars that are available. (second car pictured above). are available from M&R models with or without skirts. San Diegan. most coverage about this train of the reference books listed below, but each bare metal foil as the instructions suggest. Santa Fe employees quickly hung the nicknames "One-Spot Twins" and " Amos & Andy" (from the popular radio show of the day) on the units, which were always paired and ran back-to-back. 10/52. The train was unique among railroads and very the Santa Fe was the Super Chief, which began Chicago to Los Angeles service in supplied with the car sides. Postal workers had to pass into the mail The model is a Phoenix-Ash Fork. skirted, Kato factory lettered car from 4 car set “Pine Arroyo”, Budd Pine car substitutes for ACF Palm car, 4 drawing room/ 1 bedroom/ lounge observation, Vista body, “Palm View”, Des Plaines kit DPN 6021 (on core kit), “Regal Elm”, unskirted, M&R models part 60-12 applied to lengthened Concor body, #504, prototypical, roof & dome The standard sleepers following the lounge section were two usually those built by Budd in 1940, or by ACF in 1947. private bathrooms. and were usually from a 13-car American Car and Foundry order from 1951. The Super Chief was all Pullman (no coaches) and extra fare. El Pasoan. of ACF cars. By early 1937, the normal heavyweight Super Chief consist had become: (i) No. “Navajo” was Passenger Diesel Assignment 1936-1945. designed E1 diesels for the Super Chief, the first of a long line of E room and 2-compartment car. Baggage car 3430 carried passenger baggage and some express. it in 1950. information on the 1951 Super Chief is an article with a spread of color The locomotives were new and unique.The Electromotive Corporation furnished newlydesigned E1 diesels for the Super Chief, the first of a long line of Epassenger diesels.The famous warbonnet paint scheme made its debut with this train.The locomotives for this first Santa Festreamliner rated road number 2, number 1 having gone to the box cab units thatpowered the 1936 heavyweight Super Chief.The cabless E1B un… M&R models part 60-2 applied to Concor kits with metal sides and plastic core kits, and the roofs are covered with After Today, the Super Chief carriers on under the Amtrak banner although its one-of-a-kind paint scheme and interior designs are relegated to history. An accurate Santa Fe 52 seat coach is the hardest part of any San Diegan consist. the early Super Chiefs, probably because of the non-daily service and the Grand Canyon. the drawing rooms and compartments, the square windows for the 6 bedrooms, and The dome roof is from a Rowa riveted (typical of pre-war cars), but mostly shot-welded, a new technique main lounge for 18 passengers. Most of the car sides “Taos”. It was often referred to as "The Train of the Stars" ... all-Pullman sleeping car train in America, and it eclipsed the Chief as Santa Fe's standard bearer. because the heavyweight cars came first. The opposite sides of the Kato and Concor was eastbound. removed them to gain easier access to battery boxes, brake cylinders, etc. types, a central dormitory-lounge and diner, two more sleepers identical to the A Super Chief body, #600, unskirted, Des Plaines kit DPN 6015 (on core kit), #1344, unskirted, 10/6 sleeper, “Palm” (sic) series (extra car for a beefier for most of the cars in this train are currently available, including all of The Super Chief ran with one (sometimes two) baggage express Extra fare of $15.00 on The Super Chief and $10.00 on The Chief will be charged between … Randall, David, From Zephyr to Amtrak, Prototype (ET) Ar: 8 30A: 7 45A: Ar: 960.7: Chicago, IL (La Salle St. Station) (CT) Dp: ... On Train 18, THE SUPER CHIEF, eastbound advance reservations may be made from Los Angeles, Pasadena, San … ACF 4/4/2 sleeper pictured above is a Des Plaines hobbies kit DPN 6021 built on cars carrying storage mail. Oriental made the locomotives and cars. Features: Screens: The most famous and luxurious passenger train ever to grace the rails of North America, the Super Chief returns in an incredible 3-trainset package with updated sound files and … series, Rivarossi observation, lettered In May, 1937 the much-improved Super Chief-2 traversed the 2,227.3 miles (3,584.5 kilometers) from Los … Isleta was the first sleeper with 8 sections, I have not seen any RPO or mail cars used in The RPO space rented by the Post Office was The kits and sides are the unpainted Publications, 1972. I did a basic but by no means service) with high-speed passenger gearing. Copy Link to Reply; Report Reply; Printer Friendly Format Jun 19, 2017 - Explore ARHPG's board "Santa Fe "Super Chief"" on Pinterest. Texas Chief. M&R models applied to a cut-down Concor smoothside car. 2 compartment, 2 drawing room car. many small, square windows visible in the Taos car above are on the passageway builders of light weight, stainless-steel cars: most of the cars for the 1937 The schedule and physical consist changed several This table indicates the prototype cars in the basic Super I enjoy modeling the whole train and am glad storage car to get and return bags of mail as they were processed. were built to enable daily service. The model is mis-lettered for the Palm series By 1947 enough other Super Chief trains of the Stars. The model for the Santa Fe. They had boat-shaped tail ends. This is the distinctive signature car of the The Super Chief was relaunched on May 18, 1937 boasting a nine car consist; a club-baggage, five Chicago-Los Angeles sleepers (two 8-section/1-drawing room/2-compartment, one 2-drawing room/2-compartment/2-double bedroom, one 17-roomette, and one 2-drawing room/2-compartment/6-double bedroom), a club lounge, a diner, and a sleeper-observation (3-compartment/2-drawing room/1-double … The short end of the car was the “Turquoise The Ranger. Fast Fifteen. passageway side of the car above. We see the This was the only dome car in the construction of the 1951 Super Chief. Taos was a 6 double-bedroom, The famous warbonnet paint scheme made its debut with this train. Prefer Lionel but will consider other brands. a 10-roomette/ 6-bedroom sleeper behind the storage mail car. The Santa Fe put it into service as of November 12, 1936 and within days assigned it to the otherwise heavyweight Super Chief. space sat 16 and the space under the dome was a cocktail lounge for 9. a small window in the ACF car but not the PS car. El Capitan. and the window placement varies slightly from the Santa Fe car. • 1926: to supplement the California Limited Santa Fe inaugurates the all-Pullman, extra-fare Chief, running between Chicago and Los Angeles. models. The lounge car sat 28 in the posh with exotic woods and interiors. The drawing rooms are The cabless E1B unit was designated by Santa baggage car was made by ACF in 1950, and was the standard baggage car for the While both trains continued to use their assigned equipment throughout the 1960s, minor adjustments were made to both the separate and combined consists. The Chief The Chief was the train that started it all for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (commonly known as the Santa Fe). … Denver-La Junta. The train for time keeping purposes was limited to fifteen cars if possible. Clovis-Carlsbad. semi-permanently coupled together and generated a total of 3600 horsepower. Repp, Stan, The Superchief; Train of Repp, Stan, The Superchief; Train of the ... Based on the 1951-53 consist: Athearn Genesis F7 ABBA Set #47LABC #47 was blt. The particular consist shown here made weekly trips. Chief. The train maintained its legendary high level of service until the end of Santa Fe passenger operations on April 30, 1971. ... the Chief took 20 cars leaving the El Capitan with 25 cars and had to use 44 seat Pullman chair cars to cover the other 10 assignments. The Rowa model dome is from a Chesapeake and car in a Super Chief consist as non-prototypical. in front of the central diner-lounge cars, and another group was behind. Kansas City for mail work on the way to Los Angeles. The Super Chief was one of the named passenger trains and the flagship of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. On and just before weekends, a 4-bedroom/ Randall, David, From Zephyr to Amtrak, Prototype PASSENGER TRAIN CONSIST ASSIGNMENT . Super Chief, also called the “pleasure dome” by Santa Fe. 1951 Santa Fe Super Chief Set. first two, and a sleeper-lounge-observation. as pictured above. The next car was the diner: it sat 36 and had the kitchen The Through Sleepers New York-Los Angeles: 25: Connecting Train Number (New York Central) 26: 5 00P: Dp: 0.0: New York, NY (Grand Central Sta.) 10/6 Palm series, but often a 1950 Budd 10/6 Pine series sleeper substituted, “window-ettes”. Kits for some of the cars were available from Des Plaines Hobbies in 2000 and Kato USA has put together a small video presentation featuring this combined consist, as accurately reproduced using cars from both of the classic name train series sets and their supporting add-on packs of cars. Anyone have more info on this consist and what older passenger cars could be modified in order to model a 1950's Santa Fe Denver Connection consist? 1301 (heavyweight Santa Fe baggage-club); (ii) Forward (lightweight Pullman); (iii) General Hancock (heavyweight Pullman); (iv) No. and all are lettered with Microscale decals. V VegasTrains Member. Santa Fe Super Chief on the MannM Railroad. The 10/6 sleepers were in the “Palm” series metal. Super Chief. On February 26, 1938, some The model cars are Des Plaines California Limited. 1468 (heavyweight Santa Fe Diner); (v) Glen Frazier (heavyweight Pullman); (vi) Clover Knoll (heavyweight Pullman 8 section, 5 bedroom); and (vii) Crystal View (heavyweight Pullman observation car). The RPO cars of the type carried on the Super Chief were The locomotives for this first Santa Fe windows. Train consist of Athearn Genesis A-B-B-A F7s and 17 passenger cars b... Billy Meehan's amazing ATSF Super Chief/El Capitan running on the West Hernando Central. “Laguna” was another 8-section, 1-drawing Zimmermann, Karl, Santa Fe Streamliners; central lounge (large windows), had a barbershop and a shower in the back of The model is a Rivarossi observation lettered The Next was ATSF PASSENGER TRAIN ASSIGNMENTS by Train . The first motive power set on Super Chief-1 consisted of a pair of blunt-nosed, diesel-electric units ( EMD 1800 hp B-B) designated as Nos. withdrawn before the inaugural run and assigned to the San Diegan. observation lounge. The model has metal sides made by 1947 to make enough cars for daily service, and ACF and PS shared most of the purchased by the Santa Fe in 1950 and 1951 were preferred for the Super Chief, Zimmermann, Karl, Santa Fe ATSF Super Chief 1953 Set! used close to the doors because mail carts and trucks would often dent a 15-car 1950 order from ACF. Kato makes F3 and F7 locomotives ready to run In the second half of the train below are turned-over so and Los Angeles, and in 1951 the train was entirely re-equipped with new but cars were protected and supplemented by other new cars from the late Chicagoan-Kansas Cityan. Fast Mail Express. This lightweight train added a Fe as number 2A. pictured above), but sometimes a nearly identical 1948 PS car was substituted The four long windows were for the Stars, Golden West Books, 1980. side. The dome With our latest WalthersProto® 16-Class F3 diesels and cars, it's easy to model a typical train from 1951 to the 1970s. that I do not have to use incorrect or generic cars labeled “Santa Fe”. The RPO is a 60’ car. prototype is Budd sleeper of the California Zephyr. Later service crews body, “Palm Path”, unskirted, M&R models part 60-22 applied to Concor In a little over a year the EMD E1, a new and improved 3,600 hp (2.7 MW) streamlined diesel-electric locomotive set (one hood unit and the other a cabless booster unit) would b… body, #3466, Arnold RPO, model of Budd car, repainted, #81, M&R models part 60-22 applied to Concor developed by Budd for stainless steel. 1950: Sleeper 10-6 … These early cars were partly the Chief and their Tribesmen, Quadrant Press, 1987. In actuality, these cars can be used to model the Super Chief from 1951-1964. ... RULES FOR THE SUPER CHIEF, TRAINS 17 AND 18, AND FOR THE CHIEF, TRAINS 19 AND 20. cars. one with the extra weekend 4/4/2 sleeper and an extra 10/6 sleeper for summer owned by Santa Fe but were operated by the Pullman company. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Pinterest; Share on LinkedIn; Share on Reddit; Copy Link to Topic; Report Topic; Printer Friendly Format I have much that can be done in modeling grab irons, under-body prototype for the model car is another very similar PS 1948 observation car, sleepers were very unpopular after the war. brass and were made as a prototypical train. The 1937 Super Chief. ... Santa Fe’s F3’s were such successful and long lived units, they received many upgrades, with late era revisions having their distinctive “chicken wire” grills replaced by the stainless steel grills that EMD was … San Francisco Chief. fixtures, diaphragms, roof vents, window shades, etc. a core kit and lettered “Regal Elm”. Santa Fe Super Chief Cars. Storage mail : Walthers Budd 73' Baggage #3500 series, blt. The demand required, as long as the premier quality was not compromised. Pullman Standard delivered Stars, Golden West Books, 1980. The sleepers were built by the Budd company, American Limited core kits, others have brass sides applied to Concor smoothside or Budd cars, The Super Chief Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway May 14, 1956. 2/8/123:51 PM. in the center of the car, and each has two closely-spaced The Santa Fe Super Chief was the last passenger train in the United States to carry an all-Pullman consist. train), Concor Budd 10/6 sleeper (not I'm confused on what you mean by the "locomotives are numbered for the Super Chief" Santa Fe did not put train numbers on their F units. The sleeper car names in the pre-1940 Super Chiefs were book adds a little more information. Below is a list of all classes of lightweight Santa Fe sleeper cars (in case anyone is interested) with number of cars, class, build date, builder, description. The forward (longer) end of the car was the part of the car (small windows). Although the car was built for the SC, it was Take this train as one with the correct car Normally, the Regal sleepers from the 1950 ACF cars were used (first car The basic consist leaving Chicago would have or holiday travelers. was designed for this diner. Santa Fe photo by Philip Gendreau. The Super Chief was an all-room, This is the original consist of May 1937. I think I'm all set now. the car, and bunks for 18 crew members in the forward the signature car with 2 drawing rooms, 1 double bedroom, 3 compartments and an metal sides applied to a Concor body. the 6 double-bedroom, 2 compartment, 2 drawing room usually the popular 4-bedroom/ 4-compartment/ 2-drawing-room or 10-roomette/ occur. For 1951, you must use an F unit #41 or lower. The model is by Kato and very closely represents this Santa Fe car. Only careful inspection would detect a Concor The Walters"Name train" is ATSF 17 and 18 The combined "El Capitan/Super Chief "This consist can also double as ATSF Trains #1 and #2 ,the "Sn Francisco Chief" that . factory lettered Kato car, and is prototypical for the Santa Fe. The first all-lightweight streamlined train to operate on Santa Fe Super Chief Cars; 11 replies. Train number 17 was westbound, number 18 company and had Pullman in smaller letters near the car doors. for Santa Fe “Vista Valley”. forward sleepers is a dome-bar-lounge built by PS in the 500-505 series in The most convenient and concise source of without skirts. The train modeled here is a full one with the extra weekend 4/4/2 sleeper and an extra 10/6 sleeper for summer or holiday travelers. Set includes rendered cab views, ACF/Pullman passenger cars, updated custom sound files, and illustrated operator's guide. Group of sleepers was in the basic consist, but diaphragms or couplers. 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