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Amtrak Heritage Dining Car #8530
Chicago, IL
 
November 10th, 2014
 
Lake Shore Limited #49
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
1951
Pennsylvania Railroad
 
8702, 3321, 3643
 
PC 7143
PRR 7143
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 18-200mm
f3.5-6.3 Zoom Lens






f7.1 @ 1/250th sec
ISO 100






689-1712







Built by Budd as a Parlor Car with revolving chairs in 1951 for the Pennsylvania Railroad and numbered 7143 and named "Molly Pitcher". Amtrak acquired the car from the Penn Central Railroad and renumbered it 3643. Converted to a Galley lounge car in 1973 and renumbered 3321. Converted to a cafeteria car and also underwent conversion to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in November 1983 and renumbered 8702. Converted to a regular Heritage Diner in October 2000 and renumbered 8530. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.