|"Willochra" No.1 - Mann Boudoir Sleeping Car|
Boudoir sleeping car built in 1886 by Mann Boudoir Car Co. NY, USA. it was originally issued 22.10.1886 as V&SAR Joint stock car "O 1". There were 10 sleeping berths with accommodation for 20 day passengers.
In march 1908 became South Australian Railways car No. 116. It was fitted with electric light and altered to observation car in 1909 for departmental inspection tours.
From 1910 onwards it was named "Willochra". It was officially condemned in April 1933 and sold to "Rofe and Co" in 1935, but was reported to have been on Royal Tour Pilot Train 11.10.1934.
See also: Willochra No.2.
|22.10.1886||Entered service as V&SAR Joint stock car "O 1".|
|3.1908||Became South Australian Railways car No. 116.|
|13.3.1909||Fitted with electric light and altered to observation car for departmental inspection tours.|
|1.3.1935||Sold to "Rofe and Co.".|
|11.10.1934||Reported to have been on Royal Tour Pilot Train.|