Plaza Santa Fe
Built in 1950 for service on the Super Chief operating between Los Angeles
and Chicago, the Plaza Santa Fe was designed for deep cushioned comfort,
and has been completely refurbished for modern travel.
The Plaza Santa Fe was built by Pullman in 1950 as Pleasure Dome-Turquoise
Dining Room (a favorite of film stars and other notables) - bar lounge
503 for the Santa Fe's premier "Super Chief" streamliner. It was acquired
by Amtrak in 1971 and renumbered to 9353. California Rail Tours, who added
the car's originally intended Plaza Santa Fe name, has owned this dome
car since 1986.
The Plaza Santa Fe features a glass domed observation deck, with large
swiveling chairs. Downstairs are two lounge areas with a full bar and an
elegant dining room. Every seat is adjacent to a picture window to insure
that all passengers have an unparalleled view of the world as it quietly