Spring Creek Exclusive HO Rapido Trains Budd Mid-Train Dome Coach Ski Train Denver & Rio Grande “California, Early”

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Category: Tag: Railroad Short Name: DRGW


Railroad Short Name: DRGW

Research by Rapido found that the CP Budd mid-train dome is a close representation to the “California” ski train car.  You will notice that the window arrangement doesn’t match.  Both Rapido and Spring Creek Model Trains recognize it is not exact but the closeness allowed both companies to feel that the production could be done.  Unfortunately the exact car SP&S vista dome sleeper has not been done at this time.

Everybody loves a good dome car.  We have done a Budd mid-train dome in the Ski Train paint scheme named “California” in the early years paint scheme featuring the Rio Grande “Main Line Thru The Rockies” logo.

Dome-Coach (1955-1983) has coach seats on the lower level of the long end and operates long-end


  • Fully decorated and assembled with factory installed grab irons
  • Realistic stainless steel finish
  • Full underbody detail with air, steam and electrical lines
  • Fully detailed and decorated interiors – both as built and rebuilt coffee-shop
  • Window blinds at different heights for each car
  • Operating diaphragms with etched-metal end gates
  • Magnetic metal knuckle couplers at the correct height
  • Free-rolling trucks with metal wheelsets
  • Track-powered interior lighting including dome lights
  • 22” Minimum radius (can be modified for 18” minimum)

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 4 × 3 in


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