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Amtrak Heritage Baggage Car #1242
San Luis Obispo, CA
 
October 20th, 2012
 
Coast Starlight #14
  
Phase IVb
   
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
  
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f6.3 @ 1/80th sec
ISO 100
The Budd Company
1953
Santa Fe Railway
 
1039
 
ATSF 3523
 
552-1388

 
Former Baggage Car for the Santa Fe Railway. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 1039. Converted from Steam Heat to HEP in November 1977 and renumbered 1242. Historical Information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.