New York to St. Louis -- "The Penn Texas".

Sometimes modeled running late.

Consist based on the 1952 report by Stegmeier.

Type of Car Destination Typ. Remarks
BM70M L.E.E. St. Louis 1  
Express R50 New Orleans 1  
PB70 Scheme 4 St. Louis 1  
P70gsR St. Louis 1  
P85bR St. Louis 2  
Diner LW St. Louis 1 D85A #4520; see notes. Diner book pp. 37-38.
Tavern-Lounge St. Louis 1 PLC85 Recreation car. 
SL 10 RMT-5 DBR LW St. Louis 1  
SL 12-1 St. Louis 1  
SL 14 Rmt.-4 DBR or 10 Rmt.-6 DBR LW San Antonio 1 (PRR PS106 or Frisco/Katy 14 roomettes, 4 double bedrooms) "James B. Bonham" (Katy), "David Crocket" (Katy), "Pierre Laclede" (Frisco), "Swatara Rapids" (PRR), or "Tioga Rapids" (PRR) (All cars wore MKT "Texas Special" livery.) (To Frisco-Katy No. 21.)
SL 14 Roomette-4 DBR LW El Paso 1 "Eagle City" (T&P), "Eagle Beach" (T&P), "Eagle Summit" (MP), "Eagle Chain" (MP), or "Eagle Path" (T&P) (All cars wore MP "Eagle" livery.) (To Mo. Pac. No. 1).
SL 10 Roomette-6 DBR LW San Antonio 1 "Eagle Charm", "Eagle Bluff", "Eagle Chief", or "Eagle Beam" (All were ACF cars built in 1950 to Pullman design 9008 and painted in MP "Eagle" livery.) (To Mo. Pac. No. 21).
SL 10 Roomette-6 DBR LW Houston 1 "Eagle Grand", "Eagle Eye", "Eagle Cove" or "Eagle Head" (All were ACF cars built in 1950 to Pullman design 9008 and painted in MP "Eagle" livery.) (To Mo. Pac. No. 21).
SL 10 Roomette-6 DBR LW Washington-St. Louis 1 "Eagle Oak" (PRR; ACF plan 9008), "Elk River" (MP; Budd), "Crystal River" (MP; Budd), or "Roaming River" (MP; Budd) (All cars wore MP "Eagle" livery.) (To Mo. Pac. No. 21).
SL 10 Roomette-6 DBR LW Columbus 1 “Virginia Polytechnic Institute” or “Hamden Sidney College” (N&W Budd 9523) or “Sussex County” (N&W PS 4140) or “Schuylkill Rapids” or Scioto Rapids” (PRR PS 4140) or “Allegheny Rapids”, “Mississippi Rapids”, or “Green Rapids” (PRR ACF 9008).

Between session, when run under Special Order, the last car to be rotated from available pool.