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August 10,2003 | Golden Gate Train Museum, San Franciso, California | Located at gate G in the Navy Yard

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      Retired Amtrak sleeper; Builder: Budd. Year Built: 1950 [ more ]
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Rear of # 2472         Side of #2472 under rebuild in the shop      
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    Vernon Bruce, volunteer welding new iron        
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      Retired Amtrak coach stainless steel     Retired Sante Fe 'Pulman Sleeper' circa 1920 [more info]
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      Retired early Amtrak Dome Lounge; Builder: Southern Pacific (Originally Pullman). Year Built: 1955 (1937)
Overall Length: 85'2". Capacity: 78 passengers [more]
      Retired Southern Pacific coach
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              Southern Pacific yard engine #1487
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      Ted Ewing pretends to be an old steam engineer Ted is thinking he will keep his conductor job on Surfliners.       
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              #2472 Steam, SP engine in the house :more info
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   Jack guesses drive wheel size on the #2472 Looking out like this would smoke your face up quickly       

Thanks to the kind folks at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum for keeping the gate open late so we could have a special tour. Also for providing a ride for us back to downtown San Franciso.

Jack McCabe, Amtrak Kingston RI, and lifelong pal Ted Ewing, Amtrak Conductor out of San Deigo, California. Click on the museum emblem to learn more about

Golden Gate Museum Railroad icon of tracks under bridge

      Special tour for Ted and Jack