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Amtrak Superliner I Coach Baggage #31039
La Plata, MO
October 20th, 2015
Southwest Chief #4
Phase VI
31539, 31039
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 70D
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
VC f2.8 Zoom Lens
f7.1 @ 1/250th sec
ISO 100

Built in 1980 as a 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 31539. Converted back into a standard coach baggage car in December 2006 and renumbered back to 31039 after Amtrak eliminated smoking onboard most trains. Historical information about this car provided by