When the D&RGW transitioned from the CZ to the Rio Grande Zephyr, it made more sense for them to operate a combine on the train rather than the traditional full baggage car. Thus, the Silver Antelope, D&RGW 1100, was sold in 1973 to the Algoma Central Railroad, first becoming #211 and then #302, losing its name as well. Still in all-stainless steel, it is used on various excursion trains run by the ACR. Brian Porter, an ACR conductor, reports that "This is a unique baggage car because all of it's components for the air system are actually inside the baggage car located on the ceiling."
|Train No. 1 with the Silver Antelope behind FP9 1753, just south of Goulais along the Searchmont Highway on Aug. 9, 1996. (Image courtesy of Ted Ellis, from his ACR web site)|
|The Silver Antelope at Hearst Yard behind ACR FP7A 1756 on the morning of Aug. 8, 1996 (Image courtesy of Ted Ellis, from his ACR web site)|
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