Walthers Proto Union Pacific Heritage Fleet #5769 American Flag Baggage 920-9200
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Walthers Proto Union Pacific Heritage Fleet #5769 American Flag Baggage 920-9200

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  • Item Number: 920-9200
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A key part of Union Pacific's public relations programs, 48 historic passenger cars, three restored steam locomotives and an A-B-A set of E9 diesels make up the famed Heritage Fleet. Many were originally purchased for the City Streamliners, and have been carefully restored and updated to full operating condition. Today, the cars and E9s are finished in a modern Armour Yellow scheme, and the cars carry names of important cities, famous trains and key people in the railroad's long history. In service, these rolling goodwill ambassadors travel system-wide and beyond, to attend a wide range of public and special events every year.
  • Perfect for fan trip and excursion service
  • Modern-Era UP excursion scheme
  • Factory-Printed Car Names and UPP reporting marks
  • Factory-installed grab irons
  • Prototypically accurate window tinting
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

 
PLEASE NOTE: As these cars are the correct prototype length and feature full underbody detail to match the prototypes, a minimum 24" radius is recommended for operation.
 
Delivered new in the fall of 1962, Postal Storage car #5769 was renumbered #24486 and reassigned to a planned new express service in 1969. When those plans were cancelled a year later, the car joined the maintenance fleet as #904286. In 2000, the car was reassigned once more, this time for special service during the political conventions that year, receiving large US flag graphics, and it's original car number with the new UPP reporting marks. Named for Council Bluffs, Iowa, UP's designated starting point, today it serves the Heritage Fleet as a Baggage-Recreation car.

 

A key part of Union Pacific's public relations programs, 48 historic passenger cars, three restored steam locomotives and an A-B-A set of E9 diesels make up the famed Heritage Fleet. Many were originally purchased for the City Streamliners, and have been carefully restored and updated to full operating condition. Today, the cars and E9s are finished in a modern Armour Yellow scheme, and the cars carry names of important cities, famous trains and key people in the railroad's long history. In service, these rolling goodwill ambassadors travel system-wide and beyond, to attend a wide range of public and special events every year.
  • Perfect for fan trip and excursion service
  • Modern-Era UP excursion scheme
  • Factory-Printed Car Names and UPP reporting marks
  • Factory-installed grab irons
  • Prototypically accurate window tinting
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

 
PLEASE NOTE: As these cars are the correct prototype length and feature full underbody detail to match the prototypes, a minimum 24" radius is recommended for operation.
 
Delivered new in the fall of 1962, Postal Storage car #5769 was renumbered #24486 and reassigned to a planned new express service in 1969. When those plans were cancelled a year later, the car joined the maintenance fleet as #904286. In 2000, the car was reassigned once more, this time for special service during the political conventions that year, receiving large US flag graphics, and it's original car number with the new UPP reporting marks. Named for Council Bluffs, Iowa, UP's designated starting point, today it serves the Heritage Fleet as a Baggage-Recreation car.

 

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