Tennessee Central Railway Museum

Private Car Hollywood Beach

Hollywood Beach

Privately-owned car 800129, "Hollywood Beach," is occasionally seen in TCRM excursion train consists. This unique sun lounge-sleeper car was build in 1956 by Pullman Standard for Seaboard's Silver Meteor service between New York and Florida, and was subsequently used by the Seaboard Coast Line and Amtrak. The luxurious lounge secton features oversize windows that curve into the roofline, and the remainder of the car contains of five double bedrooms.

For photographs and more details on the Hollywood Beach and her two sister cars, see the Seaboard Air Line section of WebLurkers DOMEmain.

Find out more about the Silver Meteor and how the sun lounges were used at Mike Mayer's Silver Meteor page.

Hollywood Beach Sun Lounge

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Updated 1/5/06