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Amtrak Superliner I Coach Baggage #31002
La Junta, CO
 
November 11th, 2014
 
Southwest Chief #3
 
Phase IVb
 
Pullman-Standard
1980
31502, 31002
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f8.0 @ 1/250th sec
ISO 200
691-1806F



Built in 1980 as a 62 seat coach with a baggage room occupying part of the lower level of the car. Converted into a smoker coach with an enclosed, ventilated smoking room built inside the baggage room in January 1997 and renumbered 31502. Converted back into a standard coach baggage car in June 2005 and renumbered back ot 31002 after Amtrak eliminated smoking onboard most trains. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.