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Amtrak Heritage Specialty Baggage Car #1714
El Paso, TX
October 25th, 2015
Sunset Limited #1
Phase VI
The Budd Company
Santa Fe Railway
4724, 4862
ATSF 2850
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 70D
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
VC f2.8 Zoom Lens

f10.0 @ 1/125th sec
ISO 100


Built by Budd as a 48 seat coach for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in 1953 and numbered 2850. This car was also equipped with steam-ejector air conditioning under Santa Fe ownership. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4862. Converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in April 1980 and renumbered 4724. Converted to a baggage car in August 1996 and renumbered 1714. Historical information about this car provided by