Information about Private Railcars.
Private Railcars, especially historic passenger railcars, are often referred to as "Private Varnish".
Most of the private railcars that are still in existence today were once owned by major freight railroads as either
Pullman Cars, Business Cars, or other passenger sleeping cars or coach cars.
Click on each photo, graphic, or text link below for more information on private passenger railcars
from various websites and organizations:
Nov 7, 2015 Latest Outside the Rails book includes glimpse of Galesburg
The authors of “Outside the Rails,” a series of informational guides about the Midwest’s passenger train routes, visited The Galesburg Public Library Saturday afternoon for a presentation and book signing. Each of their books follows a specific train route, providing pictures of local attractions and factual information; their most recent edition, which follows the route from Chicago to La Plata, Missouri, includes information about Galesburg...
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Click on each of the below images for photos and travelogues from past
American Association of Private RailCar Owners (AAPRCO) conventions and
from travel on private railcars:
AAPRCO Travel & Convention Coverage
Reports & Photos:
- Oct 17-Nov 03, 2002:
AAPRCO Silver Anniversary 2002 Convention, B&O RR Museum, Baltimore, MD
- Oct 17-Oct 21, 2002:
Part 1: Ray Burns Travel to AAPRCO on the Virginia City
- Oct 22-Oct 23, 2002:
Part 2: Ray Bunrs Travel to AAPRCO on the Virginia City
- Oct 24-Oct 26, 2002:
Part 3: Ray Burns / AAPRCO Convention / B&O RR Museum / Baltimore, MD
- Oct 27-Oct 28, 2002:
Part 4: Ray Burns Travel from AAPRCO on the Virginia City
- Oct 29-Nov 03, 2002:
Part 5: Ray Burns Travel from AAPRCO on the Virginia City
- Oct 17-Nov 03, 2002:
Private Railcars Attending the 2002 Convention: History & Photos
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