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Amtrak Heritage Baggage Car #1247
Depew, NY
 
August 30th, 2014
 
Lake Shore Limited #48
  
Phase IVb
   
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
  
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f11.0 @ 1/60th sec
ISO 100
The Budd Company
1953
Santa Fe Railway
 
1022
 
ATSF 3502
 
658-3737


 
This car was built by Budd for the Santa Fe Railway in 1953 and numbered 3502. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 1022. This would be the first of two baggage cars that would wear the number 1022 on Amtrak. Converted from Steam Heat to HEP in September 1977 and renumbered 1247. Historical Information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.