Douglas in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) Dining Car
The most common assignment was on the Morning and Afternoon Zephyr trains between Chicago and Minneapolis. Car may have passed through Douglas on CB&Q train #29 and #30, the Omaha to Billings through train in the early 1950s. Car was not selected for service on Amtrak and was retired in 1972.
Erected by Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center.
Location. 42° 45.526′ N, 105° 23.236′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on Brownfield Road (County Route 61) near West Center Street (Business Interstate 25), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Brownfield Road, Douglas WY 82633, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Pacific Railroad Baggage Car (here, next to this marker); Fairmont Motor Car (a few steps from this marker); Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center Good Roads Club (a few steps from this marker); Great Northern Railway (GN) Sleeping Car (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive #5633 (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Pacific Railroad (UP) Double Deck Stock Car (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago & Northwestern Railway (C&NW) Steel Sheathed Wooden Day Coach (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center which also houses the Douglas Chamber of Commerce and the Converse County Tourism Board.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.