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North Carolina D.O.T. Bag/Lounge/Vending/Bike Car #400202
Charlotte, NC
September 25th, 2016
Piedmont Service #74
North Carolina D.O.T.
St. Louis Car Company
United States Army
3104, 3409
USAX 89539
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 70D
Canon 17-40mm EF
f4.0L Zoom Lens

f8.0 @ 1/125th sec
ISO 200


Built by St. Louis Car in 1953 for the United States Army as an Army Ambulance Car and originally numbered 89539. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and converted to a cafeteria lounge car in March 1974 and numbered 3409. Converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in May 1980 and renumbered 3104. Sold in April 1995 to the State of North Carolina. Converted to a Bag/Lounge/Vending/Bike car by the Delaware Car Company for the NCDOT and renumbered 400202 and named "Albermarle Sound". Historical information about this car provided by and the North Carolina Department Of Transportation.