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Amtrak Heritage Baggage Car #1750
Chicago, IL
 
September 19th, 2016
 
Coach Yard Photo
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
1953
Santa Fe Railway
 
1713, 4723, 4855
 
ATSF 2843
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 70D
 
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens






f10.0 @ 1/250th sec
ISO 200






832-0279







Built by Budd as a 48 Seat Coach for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, numbered 2843 and equipped with steam-ejector air conditioning. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4855. Converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in April 1980 and renumbered 4723. Converted to a baggage car in September 1996 and renumbered 1713. Converted to a mail-only car in April 2000 and renumbered 1750. Even after the mail-only conversion, the car would continue to just be used as a baggage car. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.