NS Rescues Passenger Car Set to be Scrapped

A rail passenger car in danger of being scrapped will instead become part of the NS office and technology car fleet.

NS logo 2NS car 35 will be rebuilt in Roanoke, Virginia, after the railroad acquired it from the Central Maine & Quebec.

Pullman built the car in 1926 for Pullman Director George F. Baker.

Baker held a large amount of stock in the Delaware Lackawanna & Western, so the car because a DL&W office car after Banker died in 1937.

The car was sold to a private party in 1968 and twice damaged by vandals before it was moved to Vermont.

Later winding up on the former Bangor & Aroostook, the car was owned by the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic before being inherited by the CM&Q, which said it would scrap the car unless it was moved.

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One Response to “NS Rescues Passenger Car Set to be Scrapped”

  1. Jim Says:

    Built by Pullman as Belford the car became DLW 99, to CNJ 99 and others during its long career. See http://www.rypn.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=28196&start=15 for more details and a photo of it as NS 35 prior to its move from Maine.

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