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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) Observation Bar Lounge #254

The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Observation Bar Lounge #254 is a tavern-lounge-observation car built for the Champion in 1940-41. The Champion started as a daily service of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1939, competing with the Silver Meteor of the Seaboard Air Line on the New York–Florida route. The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad was originally a New York to Miami service. However, in 1941, streamlined equipment became available and the ACL railroad added another section serving Saint Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area.

This completely restored dining car, as well as the Seaboard Air Line Coach and Tavern Car #6300, are both cars that can be reserved for birthday parties, and other events here at the Museum.

GCRM Tour
  1. Ferdinand Magellan Presidential Railcar, U.S. Car No. 1
  2. Western Pacific "California Zephyr" Vista-Dome Car
  3. Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) Steam Locomotive #153
  4. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) Observation Bar Lounge #254
  5. U.S. Army Hospital Car #89436
  6. Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) Passenger Coach #136
  7. Seaboard Air Line Railroad (SAL) Passenger Combination Baggage-Coach #259
  8. Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) Maintenance of Way Car Renumbered as #1996
  9. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) Caboose #0322
  10. ALCO S-2- NASA No. 1
  11. Miami-Dade County Metromover Cars
  12. Helium Transportation Freight Car MHAX No. 1202
  13. Case Steam Traction Engine
  14. "East Swamp & Gatorville" aka The Link
  15. American LaFrance Fire Truck