• Exposition Flyer Pack 3

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    Step behind the controls of the locomotive that changed American railroading, at the point of the ever-changing Exposition Flyer.

        The Flyer has been called a "Study in contradictions" for its unique existence. It was intended to provide first-class heavyweight accommodation to the Golden Gate Exposition in the summer of 1939. However, it lasted until 1949, gained a substantial winter following, hauled large coach and tourist sleeper sections to attract a wider audience, and featured some of the first and finest lightweight passenger cars on the CB&Q and D&RGW rosters, even those which later became part of the legendary California Zephyr. This pack includes a basic cross-section of cars one might find on the Flyer along with its standard motive power on the Western Pacific leg of the route.

    A detailed description of this pack's features follows:


        -EMC FT. 3 sets for CB&Q, 4 sets for D&RGW, and 4 sets for WP. Features class lights, custom engine and horn sounds, and a fully functional cab. D&RGW and CB&Q 'Mars Light' variants have functional mars lights.

        -CB&Q Class BE-1 Express Boxcar, converted from troop sleepers, in early and late variants.

        -D&RGW 700 Series Baggage, in coach green, Bumblebee and Prospector liveries.

        -D&RGW 900 Series Coach, in coach green, Bumblebee and Prospector liveries.

        -D&RGW 1000 Series streamlined Coach, in coach green, Bumblebee and Prospector liveries.

        -D&RGW 'Mount' Series streamlined Diner, in coach green, Bumblebee and Prospector liveries.

        -D&RGW 'Peak' Series heavyweight Diner, in coach green.

        -D&RGW streamlined Diners 'Castle Peak' and 'Pikes Peak,' in Bumblebee and Prospector liveries.

        -Pullman 8-5 Sleeper. Five variants, light and dark green, 'Betterment' rebuilt silver with and without full-width diaphragms, and FW&D post-divestiture.

        -Pullman 8-3-1 Sleeper. Four variants, light and dark green, and 'Betterment' rebuilt silver with and without full-width diaphragms.

        -Pullman 10-1-2 Sleeper. Four variants, light and dark green, Bumblebee, and Prospector.

        -Pullman 'Betterment' 10-1-1 Sleeper. Four variants, Pullman and FW&D, with and without diaphragms.

        -Pullman 'Betterment' 12-1 Sleeper. Four variants, Pullman with and without diaphragms, FW&D post-divestiture, and CB&Q ex-FW&D.

        -D&RGW 'Canon' Series Observations 'Eagle Canon,' 'Granite Canon,' 'Ruby Canon' and 'Royal Gorge' in coach green.


    Research comes from the following:

        -Passenger Cars of the Burlington by William L. Glick: Diagrams and car information.
        -Division Point, Railway Classics,  and Brasstrains: Model references where photographic reference not available.
        -Key Model Imports - FT detail studies, comparisons, et cetera.
        -Western Pacific Locomotives and Cars - FT photographs, paint scheme commentary, and description of International Airport Orange.

    Models by Trainboi1; beta testing and advice by the Trainz Forge team and Ben Weese (Benjaminw).