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Amtrak Heritage Baggage Car #1762
Depew, NY
 
September 17th, 2002
 
Lake Shore Limited #48
  
Phase IV
   
Kodak Ektachrome 100
 35mm Slide
Pentax ZX-M
 
Vivitar (Pentax) 28mm
f2.8 Wide-Angle Lens
143-13
 
The Budd Company
1954
Southern Pacific Lines
 
4009, 4433
 
SP 2370
 
This car was built as a 44 seat coach for the Southern Pacific in 1954. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4433, the car operated for several years as a coach having been converted to HEP from Steam Heat in January 1981 and renumbered 4009. The car was converted into a Baggage/Mail car in January 2001 with the interior gutted and the windows plated over with a single sliding door installed in the center of the car on each side. With this conversion, the car was renumbered to 1762. The car did retain its original vestibule on one end. Historical Information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.

Depew, NY
 
September 6th, 2013
 
Lake Shore Limited #48
  
Phase IVb
   
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f5.6 @ 1/400th sec
ISO 400
The Budd Company
1954
Southern Pacific Lines
 
4009, 4433
 
SP 2370
 
599-4570





This car was built as a 44 seat coach for the Southern Pacific in 1954. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4433, the car operated for several years as a coach having been converted to HEP from Steam Heat in January 1981 and renumbered 4009. The car was converted into a Baggage/Mail car in January 2001 with the interior gutted and the windows plated over with a single sliding door installed in the center of the car on each side. With this conversion, the car was renumbered to 1762. Historical Information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.