Built new by Pullman and delivered on March 7, 1927 for the Oregon & California Railroad (O&C an SP subsidiary). On November 8, 1928 the car was renumbered to Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) #10040. Seating was reduced to 32 in April 1933. The car was modernized and seating restored to 36 in July 1937. Waukesha air conditioning was added in 1939 and the car was assigned to the “Sunset Limited”. In 1951 the car was used on “San Joaquin Daylight”.
In March of 1958 the car was retired as a diner. In July of 1958, the car was moved to maintenance -of-way service as Southern Pacific (SP) #MW7068. PLA/NCRy acquired the car in 1997. The car has been fully restored inside and out with ongoing maintenance taking place all the time. It received all new exterior paint in 2007 in the NCRy’s car shop (photo available below). The car is operated for a variety of our special events on our railroad and can be configured as a diner or as a chair car.