- published: 29 Oct 2013
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Owned and operated by DC chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, the "Dover Harbor" accurately recreates Pulman travel from the 1930's. Filmed October 20, 2013 on Washington DC to Newport News, Virginia roundtrip. Besitz und betrieben von DC chapterl des National Railway Historical Society, die "Dover Harbor" genau nachbildet Pulman Reise aus den 1930er Jahren. Gefilmt 20. Oktober 2013 in Washington DC nach Newport News, Virginia Rundreise.
This video was taken by Guerin Goldsmith on June 1, 2013. Dover Harbor was open to the public (and open house) at the Manassas, Virginia Railway Festival. The video shows our docents giving tours and talking about the history of the car. The Dover Harbor is a 1923 Pullman Company Railroad car. It has 6 double bedrooms, a kitchen (buffet), and a lounge that seats 24. It is available for Charter across the United States and into portions of Canada. We attach the car to Amtrak trains to provide this service. For more information about the car visit www.doverharbor.com .
We went out to see the Capitol Limited go by and figured it would be another routine run. I almost didn't bother making a video. We got lucky and the Capitol Limited was carrying this 20's era Pullman ("Dover Harbor") owned by DCNHRS.
10/05/2015 On Monday Amtrak 69, the Adirondack, the 1974 spiritual successor of the Delaware & Hudson Laurentian which ran between 1923 to 1971 providing service between New York City and Montreal and stops in between. Todays Amtrak Adirondack had special guests on it not in the way of passengers, but special historical passenger coaches. First in the line was the Ocean View. A Budd built 1955 dome lounge built for the Great Northern Railroad's flagship train the Empire Builder. Today it is Amtrak's last remaining heritage dome and a regular addition to the Adirondack between Albany and Montreal. Second in line is the oldest at 92 years old the 1923 Pullman Standard heavyweight car built to serve on the Pennsylvania railroad's name train as the combine Maple Shade. In 1934 it was rebuil...