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 9, 2018

It took 4 years to complete these final replicas of the original hand rails and bases for the dome steps of Silver View (pictured below). 

They are currently waiting off site at the custom fabrication workshop, along with the replica of the newly fabricated "Harp Speaker Grill" (also pictured below) that will be installed when the timing is right for these items.  

Below is a picture of the railings from Silver Splendor, which represents completed rails to a similar Vista Dome car stairway so that y...

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