December 2010- This particular corner of the car was in the worst shape. This picture captures the scene shortly after the rotted metal had been cut away.
"Beauty and the Beast". Two very similar cars, one restored, one not, pass at OERM during switching in March 2011
January 2011- The red yellow paint has been applied, but not the gray. New window rubber is being installed around all of the windows.
The front service counter was originally the pantry area when the car was configured as a dining car.