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Amtrak Heritage Specialty Baggage Car #1758
Chicago, IL
June 18th, 2020
Coach Yard Photo
Phase VI
The Budd Company
Union Pacific Railroad

1737, 4638, 4449

UP 5517

Digital Photo

Canon EOS 80D

Canon 17-40mm EF
f4.0L Zoom Lens

f10.0 @ 1/60th sec
ISO 100


Built by Budd as a 44 seat coach for the Union Pacific Railroad in 1961 and numbered 5517. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4449. Refurbished with 46 seat and converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in November 1980 and renumbered 4638. Converted to a baggage car in May 1996 and renumbered 1737. Renumbered 1758 in April 2000 when set up to haul U.S. Mail only. Historical information about this car provided by