MRLX 4700 was built in 1953 by the Budd Corporation,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a long distance 48-seat coach for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad.
The Santa Fe never named the car, but numbered it #2823. This car operated on the “El Capitan”, the “San Francisco Chief”, and the “Texas Chief” consists.
Amtrak acquired this car in the early 1970s and numbered it #4817.
Montana Rockies Rail Tours acquired the car in 1995 and ran on the Montana Daylight as 4700.
The car was owned by Chooch & Warbucks, and was being renewed to it’s Santa Fe days and was named the Kayenta in 2007.