W920-18007 Walther's Proto 85' ACF 44-Seat Coach, UPP Heritage "Texas Eagle" #5483
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
One of five new 44-seat coaches delivered from American Car & Foundry in 1954, car #5483 was named "Texas Eagle" to honor the Missouri Pacific train that ran between St. Louis and large Texas cities from August 1948 to April 1971.
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.