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Amtrak Heritage Baggage Car #1755
Depew, NY
 
April 25th, 2014
 
Empire Service #281
  
Phase IVb
   
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
  
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f10.0 @ 1/15th sec
ISO 400
The Budd Company
1954
Southern Pacific Lines
 
1727, 4020, 4429
 
SP 2366
 
636-2208



 
Built by Budd in 1954 for the Southern Pacific as a 44 seat coach and numbered 2366. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and renumbered 4429. Converted to HEP in May 1981 and renumbered 4020. Converted to a Baggage/Mail car in January 1997 and renumbered 1727, renumbered to 1755 in June 2000. Car was stored dead as of July of 2009 and has since been re-activated as a Baggage Car. Historical Information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.