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Amtrak Heritage Dining Car #8524
Orlando, FL
November 8th, 2014
Silver Meteor #98
Phase IVb
The Budd Company
Southern Railway
SR 3309
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 60D
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens

f4.5 @ 1/400th sec
ISO 200


Built by Budd in 1949 as a Diner Lounge for the Southern Railway. Acquired by Amtrak in 1979 when the Southern ended their own passenger service and renumbered 8383. Converted to HEP from Steam Heat in November 1984 and renumbered 8524. Operates today as a normal Heritage Diner. Historical information about this car provided by