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North Carolina D.O.T. Coach #400010
Charlotte, NC
September 25th, 2016
Piedmont Service #74
North Carolina D.O.T.
St. Louis Car Company
Union Pacific Railroad
4612, 4578
UP 5538
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 1965 as a 45 seat coach for the Union Pacific Railroad and numbered 5538. Conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 4578. Converted to Head-End Power from Steam Heat in August 1979 and renumbered 4612. Sold in January 1996 to the State of North Carolina and later refurbished by the Delaware Car Company. The car was initially numbered 400007 and named "Box Turtle". In 2010, the car was renumbered 400010, keeping the same name and today features 56 seats. Historical information about this car provided by and the North Carolina Department Of Transportation.