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Amtrak Amfleet II Café Car #28013
Chicago, IL
September 21st, 2020
Cardinal #51
Phase VI
The Budd Company
October 1982
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 90D
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f7.1 @ 1/500th sec
ISO 125
Built by Budd in October 1982 with an off-center snack bar with 10 4-place booths on the long end and 17 seats in 1, 2, and 4 seat configurations on the short end near the restroom and vestibule. Converted to a smoking lounge using the short end of the car in 1999 and assigned the name "Boston Club". Converted to a "Diner-Lite" car in January 2007 which involved removal of 3 tables on the long end, replaced by a conductor's office and storage space. The short end of the car received 19 seats arranged in two and four-seat booths. A small cooking facility was constructed in the car so these cars could be used as dining cars. Historical information about this car provided by