Posts Tagged ‘Fillmore & Western Railway’

Heavyweight Cars on Way to Everett Railroad

April 7, 2022

Two heavyweight passenger cars bound for the Everett Railroad in Duncanville, Pennsylvania, were set to be interchanged to Union Pacific on Wednesday to begin their journey from California, Trains magazine reported on its website.

The former Fillmore & Western cars include the Powhatan Café parlor built for the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad; and the Rancho Sespe, a former Colorado & Southern Railway car.

A photo with the story showed the cars loaded on flat cars.

Everett Acquires 2 Heavyweight Cars

March 24, 2022

A Pennsylvania short line railroad has acquired two heavyweight passengers from a defunct California tourist railroad.

The Everett Railroad plans to operate the cars on its own tourist trains.

The cars were recently prepared for shipping from the Fillmore & Western Railway via Union Pacific.

The cars being acquired by the Everett include Powhatan Café, a parlor car built by Pullman for the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad; and the Rancho Sespe — named for a large Fillmore ranch — which was once operated by the Colorado & Southern Railway.