First Class Coach #63

MLS&W #63's restoration is complete. The two-year, $350,000 project--the largest in Mid-Continent's history--can be traced through the several links on this page. The car is now on display to the public in the museum's Coach Shed. Admission to the museum is required.


#63's History and Original Fund Drive
#63 and Art Nouveau
What Is Art Nouveau?
Last Pre-Restoration Outdoor photos of MLS&W #63, April 2001
An Exercise in Paint Research
How Did They Build This Thing??
Kirby's Canopy--New Light On An Old Artifact
Media Day, October 1, 2002: PHOTOS!

#63 wins TRAIN's Passenger Car Restoration Award

Restoration Reports
#8 (Final), December 2002
#7, September 2002
#6, June 2002
#5, February 2002
#4, October 2001
#3, July 2001
#2, March 2001
#1, November 2000


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