The Silver Lariat, following its CZ days, wandered the country as Amtrak 9452 until 1985. From 1985 to 1990, it has been completely overhauled and the interior was reconfigured to feature 44 reclining coach seats as well as a dining area on the lower level and 24 seats with lounge tables in the dome. It is now owned and operated by California Zephyr Railcar Charters, headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA.
New Orleans, 1997 (Digital photo by John Wilson)
The Silver Lariat in the consist of an AAPRCO special, shown here at Piedmont, AZ on Nov. 5, 1998. (Copyright 1998 by Ted Ellis, used by permission)
The Silver Lariat is available for charter. Clicking on the image on the left will take you to California Zephyr Railcar Charters' AAPRCO web page with charter information.
The Silver Lariat is occasionally leased to the UP, and wears a yellow name board. Here it accompanied UP's  "Stanford" on a visit to Roseville, California May, 1998 
 © 1998 Rusty Murchison (from the OSB Access Train Museum)
The Silver Lariat at home in the "Garden" at LAUPT, August 1999. (A. Radecki photos)


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