Texas Special- FLEET #2 ‘coaches’
This RailSmith production run expected August 2019.
This selection is for all three of the Texas Special Coaches in this the first release of coaches for this train.
‘DENTON’, ‘McALESTER’ and ‘GARLAND’.
These coaches were built by Pullman in 1955 and was part of the 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.
These are Prototype cars.
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!