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Nelson Point, Silver Star observation coach, 'Sundowner', 3/4 view of rear end, shows lighting arrangement, end of train markers. Originally built by E. G. Budd in 1939 numbered 301 as the Silver Star as a diner-parlour-observation coach on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad's General Pershing Zephyr train from the 1930s and 40s. Donated to Mount Newman Mining Co. by AMAX an original joint venture partner to commemorate the projects first 100 million tonnes of iron ore railed between Mount Whaleback mine and the Port Hedland port.

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Album name:admin / BHP Rolling Stock - Non Ore
Keywords:Silver-Star / EG-Budd / Sundowner / General-Pershing-Zephyr / 301 /
Location:Nelson Point, WA
Code and Number:Sundowner
Builder / Type / Model:E.G. Budd
Serial / Builder's Number:301
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