This railroad car was parked here for a year. I'm not sure what this facility is but there often seems to be private railroad cars parked here.

Before Amtrak commenced operation, California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") was a passenger train operated jointly by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW) and Western Pacific Railroad (WP), along almost the same route. The CB&Q, D&RGW and WP inaugurated "The most talked about train in America" on March 19, 1949. It was the first passenger train in regular operations in North America to use dome cars, and was purposely scheduled so that her patrons passed through the most spectacular scenery in the daylight.
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@ 2012-02-27 18:59:42
I recently got to ride this car from Oakland to Truckee and back.