RBBX 41308

RBBX 41308

Originally built in 1949 by the Budd Company for the Pennsylvania Railroad’s Fleet of Modernism streamliners as a 21 roomette sleeper as the Lima Inn 8268. In 1957 it was renamed John Pitcairn who was a Scottish Major who fought in the Revolutionary War. The car was rebuilt in 1963 into a 72 Seat Coach to supplement the railroads Worlds Fair capacity as car 1512. The car then went to serve in New Jersey with New Jersey Transit and Penn Central before being sold to the Union Railroad Historical Society in 1989. Who then sold it to Ringling in 1992 for use in the blue unit.