SILVER VIEW RESTORATION

Zephyr Route is currently in a multi-year project to restore the historic Silver View dome rail car.

SILVER VIEW was built by the Budd Company in 1947 for The Burlington Route Vista Dome Twin Cities Zephyrs.

It provided first class parlor car service, and was the signature car to one of the most handsome trains ever built. 

When restored, SILVER VIEW will become ZEPHYR ROUTE premier railcar service for current and future generations who seek high quality rail travel.

May 30, 2012

Silver View’s ‘A’ end vestibule and entrance door.

Silver View inviting you aboard.

She needs a good spit and polish.

Silver View on a rainy, gloomy day.

Silver View’s ‘B’ end observation. The drum head will be stunning when done.

May 25, 2012

I would like to personally welcome you to the Silver View Restoration website.  This website will be the official site for updates and information about the Silver View restoration progress.  This site will also have historical data concerning the Silver View and the Twin City Zephyr Trains.  Please check back often, for restoration updates, progress pictures and information about this spectacular railcar from the 1940’s.

The Silver View arrives in Charles City, IA on May 24, 2012

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