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List of North American Dome Cars
A dome car is a type of railway passenger car that has a glass dome on the top of the car where passengers can ride and see in all directions around the train. It also can include features of a coach, lounge car, dining car, sleeping car or observation. Beginning in 1945, a total of 236 were delivered for North American railroad companies. Three companies manufactured dome cars for North America: American Car and Foundry, Budd, and Pullman-Standard. In addition, the Southern Pacific Railroad constructed seven dome-lounges in its own shops.

List of Dome Cars
Builder: Budd

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe

Quantity: 8
Road numbers: 506–513
Type: Lounge
Year: 1954
See also: Big Dome

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe

Quantity: 6
Road numbers: 550–555
Type: Lounge-dormitory
Year: 1954
See also: Big Dome

Canadian Pacific

Quantity: 18
Road numbers: 500–517
Type: Buffet-lounge
Year: 1954
See also: Skyline series

Canadian Pacific

Quantity: 18
Type: Sleeper-observation
Year: 1954
See also: Park series

Chesapeake and Ohio

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 1850–1852
Type: Sleeper
Year: 1948
See also: Strata-Dome

Chesapeake and Ohio

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 1875–1877
Type: Coach-observation
Year: 1948
See also: Chessie

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 235–236
Type: Parlor-lounge-observation
Year: 1956
See also: Denver Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 250–252
Type: Lounge-dormitory
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 253–254
Type: Lounge-dormitory
Year: 1956
See also: Denver Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 304–305
Type: Sleeper
Year: 1954
See also: North Coast Limited

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 320–321
Type: Coach-lounge-dormitory
Year: 1953
See also: Kansas City Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 360–361
Type: Parlor-observation
Year: 1947
See also: Twin Cities Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 365–366
Type: Parlor-observation
Year: 1953
See also: Kansas City Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 4
Road numbers: 375–378
Type: Sleeper-lounge-observation
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 557–558
Type: Coach
Year: 1954
See also: North Coast Limited

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 1333–1335
Type: Coach
Year: 1955
See also: Empire Builder

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 1395
Type: Lounge
Year: 1955
See also: Great Dome

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 4709
Type: Coach
Year: 1940

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 4714
Type: Coach
Year: 1940

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 7
Road numbers: 4716–4722
Type: Coach
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 8
Road numbers: 4723–4730
Type: Coach
Year: 1947
See also: Twin Cities Zephyr

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 4735–4736
Type: Coach
Year: 1956
See also: Denver Zephyr

Denver and Rio Grande Western

Quantity: 4
Road numbers: 1105–1108
Type: Coach
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Denver and Rio Grande Western

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 1140
Type: Lounge-dormitory
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Denver and Rio Grande Western

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 1145
Type: Sleeper-lounge-observation
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Great Northern

Quantity: 12
Road numbers: 1320–1331
Type: Coach
Year: 1955
See also: Empire Builder

Great Northern

Quantity: 5
Road numbers: 1390–1394
Type: Lounge
Year: 1955
See also: Great Dome

Missouri Pacific

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 890–892
Type: Coach
Year: 1948

Northern Pacific

Quantity: 8
Road numbers: 307–313
Type: Sleeper
Year: 1954
See also: North Coast Limited

Northern Pacific

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 314
Type: Sleeper
Year: 1957
See also: North Coast Limited

Northern Pacific

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 549
Type: Coach
Year: 1957
See also: North Coast Limited

Northern Pacific

Quantity: 7
Road numbers: 550–556
Type: Coach
Year: 1954
See also: North Coast Limited

Spokane, Portland and Seattle

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 306
Type: Sleeper
Year: 1954
See also: North Coast Limited

Spokane, Portland and Seattle

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 559
Type: Coach
Year: 1954
See also: North Coast Limited

Spokane, Portland and Seattle

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 1332
Type: Coach
Year: 1955
See also: Empire Builder

Wabash

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 200–202
Type: Coach
Year: 1950
See also: Blue Bird

Wabash

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 1601
Type: Parlor-observation
Year: 1950
See also: Blue Bird

Western Pacific

Quantity: 7
Road numbers: 811–817
Type: Coach
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Western Pacific

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 831–832
Type: Lounge-dormitory
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Western Pacific

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 881–882
Type: Sleeper-lounge-observation
Year: 1948
See also: California Zephyr

Builder: Pullman-Standard

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

Quantity: 6
Road numbers: 500–505
Type: Lounge
Year: 1950
See also: Pleasure Dome

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 5550–5551
Type: Lounge
Year: 1949
See also: Strata-Dome

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 10
Road numbers: 50–59
Type: Lounge
Year: 1952
See also: Super Dome

General Motors

Quantity: 1
Type: Coach
Year: 1947
See also: Train of Tomorrow (Coming Soon)

General Motors

Quantity: 1
Type: Diner
Year: 1947
See also: Train of Tomorrow

General Motors

Quantity: 1
Type: Lounge
Year: 1947
See also: Train of Tomorrow

General Motors

Quantity: 1
Type: Sleeper
Year: 1947
See also: Train of Tomorrow

International–Great Northern Railroad

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 896
Type: Coach
Year: 1952
See also: Texas Eagle

Missouri Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 893–895
Type: Coach
Year: 1952
See also: Texas Eagle

Texas and Pacific Railway

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 200
Type: Coach
Year: 1952
See also: Texas Eagle

Wabash Railroad

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 203
Type: Coach
Year: 1958
See also: City of St. Louis

Wabash Railroad

Quantity: 1
Road numbers: 1602
Type: Parlor-lounge
Year: 1952
See also: Blue Bird

Builder - American Car and Foundry

Union Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 10
Road numbers: 7000–7009
Type: Coach
Year: 1954–1955
See also: Astra-Dome

Union Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 10
Road numbers: 8000–8009
Type: Diner
Year: 1955
See also: Astra-Dome

Union Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 15
Road numbers: 9000–9014
Type: Lounge-observation
Year: 1955
See also: Astra-Dome

Builder: Southern Pacific

Southern Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 7
Road numbers: 3600–3606
Type: Lounge
Year: 1954–1955
See also: SP Dome
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Artist's conception of an Astra Dome from a promotional brochure distributed by General Motors describing the Train of Tomorrow, a demonstrator built by GM and Pullman-Standard.Date 1947.

Artist's conception of an Astra Dome from a promotional brochure distributed by General Motors describing the Train of Tomorrow, a demonstrator built by GM and Pullman-Standard.Date 1947.

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