Amazing limited production model trains.

Texas Special FLEET #1 (sleepers)

In stock

$122.00

MSRP $156

This production run shipped May 2019.

 

Description

This is all three of the first sleepers for the Texas Special.  Sleepers  ‘JAMES BOWIE’, ‘WILLIAM B. TRAVIS’ & ‘DAVID CROCKETT’.

The MKT sleepers were named for those that fought for Texas at The Alamo.

These sleeper cars were built by Pullman in 1948 and was part of two consists of  The Texas Special. The Texas Special ran from St. Louis to San Antonio and had connecting cars to New York City and Washington DC.

The consist was as follows in 1948:

One RPO Baggage, three Chair Cars, one Coach Buffet Lounge, one Dining Car, seven Sleepers, one Buffet Lounge Observation Car.  This fourteen car train was jointly operated by the MKT and the Frisco and pulled by two E-7 locomotives. This red and silver train must have been a sight to behold!

This selection to purchase all three sleepers in the fleet deal. Note that pricing here is a PRE-ORDER special.

Classic versions of these cars.

$122.00

In stock

S. S.

I got my new Santa Fe business cars, they are superb and worth the wait ten times over.

D.G.

Nothing better than receiving that white box from Lowell Smith.

R.M.

These are indeed miniature masterpieces.

D.K.

I am speechless!  The AFT Showcase car is everything I hoped it would be; and more.

Anonymous

What a trip! We had a great time- exceeded our expectations by a mile. The Silver Lariat was simply stunning. A gem on the rails. The scenery and weather were perfect. The delays were not an issue for us at all. All just a good days work on the railroad! Thank you for all the…

Linda and Pete B.

Just wanted to thank you again for the opportunity to be with you and the many other happy folks who experienced the Feather River Canyon trip.  I know you put a lot of work into making this special trip a reality and it all came together extremely well!

Paul G.

I just received my Carolwood Pacific cars yesterday. They are exquisite! Every attention to detail was paid here, and I can’t thank you enough for putting this into production.  They are going to look amazing, circling my main Street miniatures display.

K. Lyons

Thank you for everything you’ve done and everything you do for the modeling community. I can honestly say that my enjoyment of the hobby has benefited greatly because of you.

Gordon and Dorothy

I have never been treated as graciously and in a manner more suited to a VIP in my life, as I was on our train trip.  It’s obvious how you’ve made your life a success story.  Looking around the train and seeing your friends I’m pretty sure they  were all made to feel very special by you, and your…

G.N.

As a retiree of the Walt Disney Company I look forward to upcoming releases of the Disney Family Museum and Disneyland series.  Keep up the excellent work!

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