Trains Magazine's February 2013 issue includes an article on Washington, D.C., Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society's effort for the mainline restoration of a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car, Collinsville Inn. Restoring a high-capacity coach will enable DCNRHS to introduce new generations of rail enthusiasts to the history and excitement of mainline rail travel.
Budd built Collinsville Inn as a 21-roomette sleeper in 1949. It was converted to a coach in time for the 1964 World's Fair in New York. It later saw service as a commuter car and passed from the Ma
While a grant fromt Trains has given us a good start on our effort to put the car back in service, more funds are needed to complete the project. Please consider making a gift today to help us raise this fallen flag of the once mighty Pennsylvania Railroad.
on-line right now!
Photo by J. Lilly