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Amtrak Heritage Baggage Car #1753
Orlando, FL
 
November 8th, 2014
 
Silver Meteor #97
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
1954
Southern Pacific Lines
 
1724, 4006, 4439
 
SP 2376
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens





f7.1 @ 1/80th sec
ISO 100





682-1221






Built by Budd as a 44 seat coach for Southern Pacific Lines in 1954 and numbered 2376. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4439. Converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in December 1980 and renumbered 4006. Converted to a baggage car in December 1996 and renumbered 1724. Set up for hauling U.S. Mail only and renumbered 1753 in July 2000. Today, the car is used as a normal baggage car. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.