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Christopher Palmieri's Collection
 
1/17/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Christopher Palmieri
Dates:8/14/2011 - 8/14/2011
Album Info:Passenger Car Image Scans - From the collection of Henry Frick
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AMTK 547 (Ex USAX 89547)
Title:  AMTK 547 (Ex USAX 89547)
Description:  Temporarily numbered Amtrak 547 for use as a storage car, this was originally U.S. Army hospital car 89547. It was built by the St. Louis Car Co. in 1952-53, went to Amtrak in 1973, and later became camp car 16750.
Photo Date:  2/26/1978  Upload Date: 8/15/2011 9:46:11 AM
Location:  Morrisville, PA
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1371   Comments: 1
AMTK 606 (Ex USAX 89606)
Title:  AMTK 606 (Ex USAX 89606)
Description:  Amtrak 606 was built by the St. Louis Car Co. in 1953 as U.S. Army kitchen car 89606. It was one of 89 such cars built under Lot. 1773 (89600-89688). Fifty of these cars were transferred to Amtrak in 1973, where most of them became 1300- and 1350-series baggage cars. This car was assigned Amtrak number 8902, one of seven cars initially assigned numbers 8900-8906 for use as kitchen cars; but all of these cars retained the last three digits of the Amy numbers and were used for storage at various locations. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1976  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 5:07:11 PM
Location:  Rensselaer, NY
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1181   Comments: 0
AMTK 686 (Ex USAX 89625)
Title:  AMTK 686 (Ex USAX 89625)
Description:  Amtrak 689 was built by the St. Louis Car Co. as U.S. Army kitchen car 89625. It was one of 89 such cars (89600-89688) built under Lot. 1773 in 1953. Fifty of these cars were transferred to Amtrak in 1973, where most of them became 1300- and 1350-series baggage cars. This car became AMTK 1307 in 1973, but was rebuilt into power car 1295 in 1975 and was renumbered 689 in 1977. It was one of six former kitchen/baggage cars rebuilt into power cars which enabled locomotives without head-end power to haul Amfleet cars until enough HEP engines were available.
Photo Date:  2/5/1978  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 5:02:19 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1055   Comments: 0
AMTK 687 (Ex USAX 89661)
Title:  AMTK 687 (Ex USAX 89661)
Description:  Amtrak 687 was built by the St. Louis Car Co. as U.S. Army kitchen car 89661. It was one of 89 such cars (89600-89688) built under Lot. 1773 in 1953. Fifty of these cars were transferred to Amtrak in 1973, where most of them became 1300- and 1350-series baggage cars. This car became AMTK 1305 in 1973, but was rebuilt into power car 1293 in 1975 and was renumbered 687 in 1977. It was one of six former kitchen/baggage cars rebuilt into power cars which enabled locomotives without head-end power to haul Amfleet cars until enough HEP engines were available.
Photo Date:  5/6/1978  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 5:03:08 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  895   Comments: 0
AMTK 689 (Ex USAX 89625)
Title:  AMTK 689 (Ex USAX 89625)
Description:  Amtrak 689 was built by the St. Louis Car Co. as U.S. Army kitchen car 89625. It was one of 89 such cars (89600-89688) built under Lot. 1773 in 1953. Fifty of these cars were transferred to Amtrak in 1973, where most of them became 1300- and 1350-series baggage cars. This car became AMTK 1307 in 1973, but was rebuilt into power car 1295 in 1975 and was renumbered 689 in 1977. It was one of six former kitchen/baggage cars rebuilt into power cars which enabled locomotives without head-end power to haul Amfleet cars until enough HEP engines were available.
Photo Date:  4/23/1978  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 5:03:47 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  814   Comments: 0
AMTK 691 (Ex UP)
Title:  AMTK 691 (Ex UP)
Description:  Amtrak power car 691 was built by Pullman-Standard in 1942 as a 48-seat coach for the Union Pacific, although there is disagreement between Bob Wayner and David Randal if its original number was UP 5331 or 5364. This was one of 30 cars in UP series 5331-5345 and 5351-5365, three of which were purchased by Auto-Liner Corp. in 1970 and remodeled into automobile carries 300-302 with the addition of large end doors. Auto-Liner converted them into Amtrak power cars 1297-1299 in 1975, and they were renumbered 690-692 in 1977.
Photo Date:  4/22/1978  Upload Date: 8/19/2011 8:04:42 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1123   Comments: 2
AMTK 695 (Ex NYC 9105, ne PC 9105)
Title:  AMTK 695 (Ex NYC 9105, ne PC 9105)
Description:  Amtrak 695 was built by American Car & Foundry as New York Central end-door baggage car 9105. It was one of 100 such cars (9100-9199) built under ACF Lot. 2910 in 1946-47. These cars retained their same numbers under Penn Central, and the 9105 became Amtrak 1126 in 1976. Twenty of these cars went to Amtrak in 1974 and were assigned numbers 1180-1199, while an additional 46 were sold in 1976 and were suppose to become baggage cars 1120-1146 and work cars 17013-17031. The 1126 was one of four rebuilt into power cars 693-696 in 1977, which enabled locomotives without head-end power to haul Amfleet cars until enough HEP engines were available. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1979  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 5:04:43 PM
Location:  Rensselaer, NY
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1194   Comments: 1
AMTK 1038 (Ex ATSF 3522)
Title:  AMTK 1038 (Ex ATSF 3522)
Description:  Amtrak 1038 was built by Budd in 1953 as Santa Fe 3522. All 50 of the cars in this order were delivered with outside-swing-hanger trucks, which were then swapped out for conventional trucks from sleepers, diners and lounge cars. Amtrak renumbered the car 1215 when it was wired for head-end power. Notice the non-standard red-on-white numbers, instead of the usual white-on-blue. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/19/2011 8:05:53 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1128   Comments: 0
AMTK 1293 (Ex USAX 89661)
Title:  AMTK 1293 (Ex USAX 89661)
Description:  Amtrak 1293 was built by the St. Louis Car Co. as U.S. Army kitchen car 89661. It was one of 89 such cars (89600-89688) built under Lot. 1773 in 1953. Fifty of these cars were transferred to Amtrak in 1973, where most of them became 1300- and 1350-series baggage cars. This car became AMTK 1305 in 1973, but was rebuilt into power car 1293 in 1975 and was renumbered 687 in 1977. It was one of six former kitchen/baggage cars rebuilt into power cars which enabled locomotives without head-end power to haul Amfleet cars until enough HEP engines were available.
Photo Date:  2/2/1976  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 5:05:28 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  881   Comments: 0
AMTK 1424 (Ex USAX 89554 - To AMTK 10612)
Title:  AMTK 1424 (Ex USAX 89554 - To AMTK 10612)
Description:  Baggage-dormitory 1424 was built by St. Louis Car in 1952-53 as U.S. Army hospital car 89554, and went to Amtrak in 1973. It later became work car 10612. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/15/2011 9:47:52 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  751   Comments: 0
AMTK 1702 "Fairfield County" (Ex PC 7186, ne NH 214, to AMTK 1605)
Title:  AMTK 1702 "Fairfield County" (Ex PC 7186, ne NH 214, to AMTK 1605)
Description:  FAIRFIELD COUNTY was one of 10 New Haven combines (210-219) built by Pullman-Standard in September and October 1948 with a buffet, 14 parlor seats, 11 lounge seats, one drawing room and 2 roomettes. It was originally NH 214, then Penn Central 7186 and then AMTK 1702. It was remodeled as a baggage-coach combine in 1976 and renumbered 1605. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/19/2011 8:06:44 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  720   Comments: 0
AMTK 1703 "Windham County" (Ex PC 7189, ne NH 217, to AMTK 1606)
Title:  AMTK 1703 "Windham County" (Ex PC 7189, ne NH 217, to AMTK 1606)
Description:  WINDHAM COUNTY was one of 10 New Haven combines (210-219) built by Pullman-Standard in September and October 1948 with a buffet, 14 parlor seats, 11 lounge seats, one drawing room and 2 roomettes. It was originally NH 217, then Penn Central 7189 and then AMTK 1703. It was remodeled as a baggage-coach combine in 1976 and renumbered 1606. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  8/8/1975  Upload Date: 8/19/2011 8:08:02 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  505   Comments: 0
AMTK 2028 "Loch Tarbet" (Ex NP 329, ne MP 699, to AMTK 2090)
Title:  AMTK 2028 "Loch Tarbet" (Ex NP 329, ne MP 699, to AMTK 2090)
Description:  Amtrak Slumbercoach 2028 LOCH TARBET was built by Budd in 1959 and was initially leased to the Missouri Pacific as MP 699 SOUTHLAND for operation between Washington and San Antonio. The Baltimore & Ohio also leased a pair of Slumbercoaches for this service, and when the leases expired in 1964 the three cars were sold to the Northern Pacific, where MP 699 became NP 329 LOCH TARBET. After conversion to HEP in 1981, the car was renumbered AMTK 2090. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/24/2011 7:13:21 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1205   Comments: 0
AMTK 2401 "Bad Axe River" (Ex GN 1264)
Title:  AMTK 2401 "Bad Axe River" (Ex GN 1264)
Description:  BAD AXE RIVER was a built by Pullman-Standard in December 1950 as Great Northern 1264. It was originally a Plan 4181 car with 7 duplex roomettes, 1 compartment, 3 double bedrooms and 4 sections; but was remodeled into Plan 4181A with 7 duplex roomettes, 6 double bedrooms and 1 compartment in May 1963. Only 16 Plan 4181 cars were built, 15 for the GN and one for the SP&S; and Amtrak only bought three of these (2400-2402). (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/15/2011 9:49:06 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  464   Comments: 1
AMTK 2550 "Air Force Academy" (Ex ROCK ISLAND)
Title:  AMTK 2550 "Air Force Academy" (Ex ROCK ISLAND)
Description:  Amtrak 2550 AIR FORCE ACADEMY was one of twelve Plan 4195 8-roomette/6-double-bedroom sleepers built by Pullman-Standard for the Rock Island in 1954. They were the only cars built with the configuration, and all of them were sold to Judge Roy Hofheinz of Houston in 1968. The cars became Amtrak 2550-2561 in 1972, which took the unusual step of renaming all of them except for this one! (approximate month)
Photo Date:  3/3/1979  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 2:03:25 PM
Location:  Boston South Station, MA
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  925   Comments: 0
AMTK 2560 "Wrigley Field" (Ex Rock Island "Golden Spire")
Title:  AMTK 2560 "Wrigley Field" (Ex Rock Island "Golden Spire")
Description:  Amtrak 2560 WRIGLEY FIELD was one of twelve Plan 4195 8-roomette/6-double-bedroom sleepers built by Pullman-Standard for the Rock Island in 1954. They were the only cars built with the configuration, and all of them were sold to Judge Roy Hofheinz of Houston in 1968. The cars became Amtrak 2550-2561 in 1972, where all but one of them were renamed. This one was originally GOLDEN SPIRE. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 2:04:24 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  735   Comments: 0
AMTK 2780 "Cumberland County" (Ex ACL)
Title:  AMTK 2780 "Cumberland County" (Ex ACL)
Description:  CUMBERLAND COUNTY was a Plan 4140B 10-roomette/6-double-bedroom car built by Pullman-Standard in July 1949 for the Atlantic Coast Line. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1977  Upload Date: 8/15/2011 9:50:44 AM
Location:  Linden, NJ
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  761   Comments: 0
AMTK 3201 "Woodland Stream" (Ex NYC)
Title:  AMTK 3201 "Woodland Stream" (Ex NYC)
Description:  WOODLAND STREAM was a Plan 9505 6-double-bedroom/buffet/lounge car built by Budd for the New York Central in May 1949. The car on the left is a former Pennsy kitchen-dormitory, also built by Budd in 1949. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1977  Upload Date: 8/15/2011 9:51:39 AM
Location:  Linden, NJ
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  1106   Comments: 0
AMTK 3202 "Laurel Stream" (Ex PC 4413, ne NYC 10628)
Title:  AMTK 3202 "Laurel Stream" (Ex PC 4413, ne NYC 10628)
Description:  Amtrak 3202 LAUREL STREAM was a Plan 9505 6-double-bedroom/buffet/lounge built by Budd in April 1949 for the New York Central, one of eleven such cars in Lot. No. 9663. First numbered NYC 10620-10630, ten of them went into the Penn Central 4411-4423 series, and nine of these became AMTK 3200-3208. LAUREL STREAM was NYC 10628 and PC 4413. After retirement by Amtrak in 1982 the car went into private ownership as the 800180 and is now CITY OF ANGELS. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  2/2/1977  Upload Date: 8/24/2011 7:14:33 PM
Location:  Clearwater, FL
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  683   Comments: 0
AMTK 3322 "Anthony Wayne" (Ex AMTK 3637, ne PRR 7137)
Title:  AMTK 3322 "Anthony Wayne" (Ex AMTK 3637, ne PRR 7137)
Description:  Galley-lounge car 3322 was built by Budd in December 1950 as Pennsylvania Railroad parlor car 7137 WILLIAM PENN, one of 16 cars built for operation on the SENATOR and the CONGRESSIONAL. It was renamed ANTHONY WAYNE in 1960, subsequently equipped with a galley, and retained its original number on the Penn Central. It was initially Amtrak 3637 before being remodeled into galley-lounge 3322. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  8/8/1975  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 12:06:55 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  589   Comments: 0
AMTK 3329 (Ex PC 7175, ne PRR 1152)
Title:  AMTK 3329 (Ex PC 7175, ne PRR 1152)
Description:  Galley-lounge car 3329 was constructed by Budd in 1949 as Pennsylvania Railroad coach-lounge 1152 JOHN ADAMS, one of two such cars built for operation on the CINCINNATI LIMITED. It was remodeled as a parlor-lounge in 1969 and became Penn Central 7175. After going to Amtrak, it was remodeled into galley-lounge 3329. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  3/3/1979  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 12:07:59 PM
Location:  Albany, NY
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  797   Comments: 0
AMTK 3631 "General Lafayette" (Ex PC 7131, ne PRR 7131, to AMTK 3123)
Title:  AMTK 3631 "General Lafayette" (Ex PC 7131, ne PRR 7131, to AMTK 3123)
Description:  GENERAL LAFAYETTE was a Pullman Plan 9526 parlor car built by Budd in December 1951 as Pennsylvania Railroad 7131. It had 29 parlor seats and a drawing room, and was one of 16 such cars built for service on the SENATOR and CONGRESSIONAL. The cars subsequently received a food service galley, and retained their same numbers on the Penn Central. Amtrak subsequently remodeled it into 46-seat lounge 3324 in 1976, and was later rebuilt into HEP lounge 3123. After retirement, the car went to an emergency response training facility in Mississippi. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1976  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 3:38:29 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  358   Comments: 0
AMTK 3631 "General Lafayette" (Ex PC 7131, ne PRR 7131, to AMTK 3123)
Title:  AMTK 3631 "General Lafayette" (Ex PC 7131, ne PRR 7131, to AMTK 3123)
Description:  GENERAL LAFAYETTE was a Pullman Plan 9526 parlor car built by Budd in December 1951 as Pennsylvania Railroad 7131. It had 29 parlor seats and a drawing room, and was one of 16 such cars built for service on the SENATOR and CONGRESSIONAL. The cars subsequently received a food service galley, and retained their same numbers on the Penn Central. Amtrak subsequently remodeled it into 46-seat lounge 3324 in 1976, and was later rebuilt into HEP lounge 3123. After retirement, the car went to an emergency response training facility in Mississippi. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  10/10/1976  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 3:41:01 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  338   Comments: 0
AMTK 3640 "Miles Standish" (Ex PC 7140, ne PRR 7140, to AMTK 3119)
Title:  AMTK 3640 "Miles Standish" (Ex PC 7140, ne PRR 7140, to AMTK 3119)
Description:  Galley-parlor car 3640 MILES STANDISH was originally a Pullman Plan 9526 parlor car built by Budd in November 1951 as Pennsylvania Railroad 7140. It was built with 29 parlor seats and a drawing room, and was one of 16 such cars built for service on the SENATOR and the CONGRESSIONAL. The cars subsequently received a food service galley, and retained their same numbers on the Penn Central. Amtrak 3640 was later rebuilt into Heritage Fleet lounge 3119.
Photo Date:  7/4/1976  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 12:09:01 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  771   Comments: 0
AMTK 3641 "Paul Revere" (Ex PC 7141, ne PRR 7141, to AMTK 3327, then AMTK 3125)
Title:  AMTK 3641 "Paul Revere" (Ex PC 7141, ne PRR 7141, to AMTK 3327, then AMTK 3125)
Description:  Galley-parlor car 3641 PAUL REVERE was originally a Pullman Plan 9526 parlor car built by Budd in December 1951 as Pennsylvania Railroad 7141. It was built with 29 parlor seats and a drawing room, and was one of 16 such cars built for service on the SENATOR and the CONGRESSIONAL. The cars subsequently received a food service galley, and retained their same numbers on the Penn Central. Amtrak 3641 was later remodeled into galley-lounge 3327, and then upgraded into Heritage Fleet lounge 3125. (approximate date)
Photo Date:  6/6/1976  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 12:10:13 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  837   Comments: 0
AMTK 3644 "Nathan Hale" (Ex PC 7144, ne PRR 7144, to AMTK 3122)
Title:  AMTK 3644 "Nathan Hale" (Ex PC 7144, ne PRR 7144, to AMTK 3122)
Description:  NATHAN HALE was a Pullman Plan 9526 parlor car built by Budd in November 1951 as Pennsylvania Railroad 7144. It had 29 parlor seats and a drawing room, and was one of 16 such cars built for service on the SENATOR and CONGRESSIONAL. The cars subsequently received a food service galley, and retained their same numbers on the Penn Central. Amtrak 3644 was later rebuilt into HEP lounge 3122. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  10/10/1976  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 3:42:04 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  901   Comments: 0
AMTK 3645 "Betsy Ross"  (Ex PC 7145, ne PRR 7145, to AMTK 3326, then AMTK 3124)
Title:  AMTK 3645 "Betsy Ross" (Ex PC 7145, ne PRR 7145, to AMTK 3326, then AMTK 3124)
Description:  BETSY ROSS was a Pullman Plan 9526 parlor car built by Budd in January 1952 as Pennsylvania Railroad 7145. It had 29 parlor seats and a drawing room, and was one of 16 such cars built for service on the SENATOR and CONGRESSIONAL. The cars subsequently received a food service galley, and retained their same numbers on the Penn Central. Amtrak 3645 was remodeled it into 46-seat lounge 3326 in 1976, and was later rebuilt into HEP lounge 3124. Notice the unusual placement of the letter "Y". (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 3:43:01 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  980   Comments: 0
AMTK 3851
Title:  AMTK 3851
Description:  Coach-lounge 3851 was built by Pullman-Standard in 1948 as New Haven 36-seat parlor car 317 DANBURY. It was one of 25 Plan W6788 cars (300-324) in Lot No. W46611. Ten of the cars were remodeled into 72-seat coaches 7200-7209 in 1964, losing their names, and were subsequently Penn Central 3190-3199. The 3191 was wrecked in 1971, but the other nine cars became Amtrak 7251-7259. Amtrak subsequently rebuilt two of these cars with 56 coach seats and a 12-seat lounge, and renumbered them 3850 and 3851. The 3851 was previously Amtrak 7257, and before that PC 3197 and NH 7207; and was retied in 1976. (approximate date)
Photo Date:  8/8/1975  Upload Date: 9/5/2011 2:26:32 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  783   Comments: 0
AMTK 3900 (Ex SP 2220, ne T&NO 432, nee SP 2359 to AMTK 3815)
Title:  AMTK 3900 (Ex SP 2220, ne T&NO 432, nee SP 2359 to AMTK 3815)
Description:  Coach-bar-lounge 3900 was built by Budd in 1950 as Southern Pacific 48-seat divided coach 2359, with a news stand and a conductor’s desk. It was one of five such cars built for service on the SUNSET LIMITED and was renumbered T&NO 432 in 1951, and then SP 2220 in 1961. Amtrak remodeled it into coach-bar-lounge 3900 with 32 revenue seats in 1973 and renumbered it 3815 in 1976. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 12:11:05 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  908   Comments: 0
AMTK 3920 "Silver Parlor" (Ex CB&Q 340 to Auto Train 8704)
Title:  AMTK 3920 "Silver Parlor" (Ex CB&Q 340 to Auto Train 8704)
Description:  Amtrak snack bar-coach 3920 SILVER PARLOR was built by Budd in 1949 as Burlington 340. It was one of two cars (340, 341) built for the TWIN ZEPHYR with 30 parlor seats and a 5-seat drawing room. Both were remodeled in 1968 with a snack bar and 44 coach seats, and redone again by Amtrak in 1971 with a snack bar and 52 coach seats. In 1984 SILVER PARLOR was remodeled once again as AUTO-TRAIN cafeteria car 8704. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  2/2/1977  Upload Date: 8/24/2011 7:15:10 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  419   Comments: 0
AMTK 4573 (Ex UP 5533, to AMTK 4615, then RBBX 43004)
Title:  AMTK 4573 (Ex UP 5533, to AMTK 4615, then RBBX 43004)
Description:  Amtrak 44-seat coach 4573 was originally Union Pacific 5533. It was one of 15 cars built by the St. Louis Car Co. between October 1964 and March 1965 as UP 5528-5542, and all of these became Amtrak 4578-4582 in 1971. These were the last coaches built for the UP, and were among the very last long-distance cars built before the creation of Amtrak. Only KCS 270-270 came later, in June and July 1965. The 4573 was converted into Heritage Fleet coach 4615, and was eventually sold to Ringling Brothers where it became RBBX 43004. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  9/9/1975  Upload Date: 8/24/2011 7:15:51 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  836   Comments: 0
AMTK 5238 (Ex C&O 1634)
Title:  AMTK 5238 (Ex C&O 1634)
Description:  This 52-seat coach was built by Pullman-Standard in 1950 as Chesapeake & Ohio 1634. The car originally had fluted stainless steel sheathing below the windows. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  9/9/1975  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 3:44:09 PM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  552   Comments: 0
AMTK 5263
Title:  AMTK 5263
Description:  Fifty-two seat coach 5263 was manufactured by Pullman-Standard in 1950 as Chesapeake & Ohio 1668. It was one of 67 coaches built under PS Lot No. 6856 as a part of the C&O’s large 1946 order from streamlined cars. Eight of the cars were sold to the Rio Grande before they were completed, and 59 were delivered as C&O 1610-1668. Ten of the C&O coaches were sold to the Seaboard Air Line in 1958 where they became SAL 6242-6251, and they were subsequently Seaboard Coast Line and then Amtrak 5254-5263. Nine other cars went directly from the C&O to Amtrak as the 8410-8411 and 5237-5243. The 5263 wore the same number on the SCL, and was previously SAL 6251. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  1/10/1975  Upload Date: 9/5/2011 2:28:13 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  880   Comments: 0
AMTK 5656
Title:  AMTK 5656
Description:  Fifty-six-seat coach 5656 was manufactured by Budd as New York Central 2928, and it retained the same number on the Penn Central. It was one of 60 cars (NYC 2900-2959) built in 1946-47, and 52 of them went to Amtrak as the 5630-5635 and 5640-5685. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  9/9/1975  Upload Date: 9/5/2011 2:28:53 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  822   Comments: 0
AMTK 5683 (Ex PC 2943, ne NYC 2943)
Title:  AMTK 5683 (Ex PC 2943, ne NYC 2943)
Description:  This 56-seat coach was built by Budd in 1946-47 as New York Central 2943, and kept its same number on the Penn Central. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  3/3/1976  Upload Date: 8/16/2011 3:45:14 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 6024
Title:  AMTK 6024
Description:  Sixty-seat coach 6024 was originally Seaboard Air Line 6226, and subsequently Seaboard Coast Line 5211, Amtrak 5211 and Amtrak 6024. It was one of twenty 52-seat coaches built by Budd in 1947 for service on Seaboard Air Line trains between New York and Florida: twelve SAL, ten PRR and eight RF&P. One of the RF&P cars was retired in 1970, but all of the other cars went to Amtrak. This car was initially Amtrak number 5211, but Amtrak increased its capacity to 60 seats and numbered it 6024. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  9/9/1975  Upload Date: 9/5/2011 2:29:44 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 6075
Title:  AMTK 6075
Description:  Sixty-seat coach 6075 was originally Pennsylvania Railroad 4066 and kept the same number on the Penn Central It was one of twenty 52-seat coaches built by Budd in 1947 for service on Seaboard Air Line trains between New York and Florida: twelve SAL, ten PRR and eight RF&P. One of the RF&P cars was retired in 1970, but all of the other cars went to Amtrak. This car was initially assigned Amtrak number 5288, but Amtrak increased its capacity to 60 seats and numbered it 6075 instead. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  9/9/1975  Upload Date: 9/3/2011 9:32:18 AM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 6407
Title:  AMTK 6407
Description:  Sixty-four-seat coach 6407 was built in 1946 as New York Central 3060 and was subsequently Penn Central 3614. It was one of 153 NYC cars (3000-3152) built in Pullman-Standard Lot 6721. Over time, all of the cars were renumbered at least once and many of them were remodeled, although the 6407 retained its original configuration. Seventy-seven of these cars went to Amtrak as the 3949-3970, 6094-6098 and 6400-6449. The 6407 was retired in 1977 and became camp car 16759. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  7/7/1975  Upload Date: 9/3/2011 9:33:31 AM
Location:  Albany, NY
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 7251
Title:  AMTK 7251
Description:  Seventy-two-seat coach 7251 was built by Pullman-Standard in 1948 as New Haven 36-seat parlor car 308 STAMFORD. It was on of 25 Plan W6788 cars (300-324) in Lot No. W46611. Ten of the cars were remodeled into 72-seat coaches 7200-7209 in 1964, losing their names, and were subsequently Penn Central 3190-3199. The 3191 was wrecked in 1971, but the other nine cars became Amtrak 7251-7259. The 7251 was previously PC 3191 and NH 7201. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  10/10/1975  Upload Date: 9/3/2011 9:34:12 AM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 7252 (Ex PC 3192, ne NH 7203, nee NH 309 "Stonington")
Title:  AMTK 7252 (Ex PC 3192, ne NH 7203, nee NH 309 "Stonington")
Description:  Amtrak coach 7252 was built by Pullman-Standard in 1948 as New Haven parlor car 309 STONINGTON. It was remodeled into 72-seat coach 7203 in 1964, losing its name, and was subsequently Penn Central 3192. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  10/10/1975  Upload Date: 8/24/2011 7:16:34 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 7252 (Ex PC 3192, ne NH 7203, nee NH 309 "Stonington")
Title:  AMTK 7252 (Ex PC 3192, ne NH 7203, nee NH 309 "Stonington")
Description:  Amtrak coach 7252 was built by Pullman-Standard in 1948 as New Haven parlor car 309 STONINGTON. It was remodeled into 72-seat coach 7203 in 1964, losing its name, and was subsequently Penn Central 3192. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  10/10/1975  Upload Date: 8/24/2011 7:17:59 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 7531 (Ex SP 2468)
Title:  AMTK 7531 (Ex SP 2468)
Description:  Amtrak 7531 was half of a 92-seat articulated coach built by Pullman-Standard in 1941 as Southern Pacific 2468. The other half was AMTK 7530/SP 2467. Originally passed up by Amtrak, the carrier bought six pairs of these in 1973 to address a serious equipment shortage; but they didn’t last long. All were retired in 1976 and 1977. Notice that the car still rode on its original triple-bolster trucks. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1976  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 2:06:09 PM
Location:  Unknown, US
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 8084 "Moultrie" (Ex SCL 5954, ne ACL "Moultrie")
Title:  AMTK 8084 "Moultrie" (Ex SCL 5954, ne ACL "Moultrie")
Description:  Amtrak 8084 was built for the Atlantic Coast Line in 1950 as 36-seat diner MOULTRIE and was later Seaboard Coast Line 5954. Thirteen of these diners were built by Pullman-Standard in Lot 6808: 10 for the ACL, two for the Florida East Coast and one for the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac. One of the ACL cars was wrecked in 1959, and the RF&P car went to Mexico; but the remaining ACL cars and the FEC cars became AMTK 8080-8088 and 8090-8091. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 8:49:55 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 8301 (Ex C&O 1921)
Title:  AMTK 8301 (Ex C&O 1921)
Description:  Amtrak diner–lounge observation car 8301 was built by Budd in 1948 as Chesapeake & Ohio 1921 for the Newport News section of the railroad’s planned CHESSIE steamliner. It was one of three cars (1920-1922) with a 4-seat lunch counter, 24-seat dining area and 20-seat lounge. Between 1953 and 1967 the cars were remodeled into three different configurations. As Amtrak 8300-8302 they had a snack bar, 38 dining seats and a 4-seat lounge seat. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  2/2/1976  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 8:51:17 PM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 8332 (Ex PC 4553, ne NYC 453, to AMTK 8514, then AMTK 8555)
Title:  AMTK 8332 (Ex PC 4553, ne NYC 453, to AMTK 8514, then AMTK 8555)
Description:  Amtrak diner-tavern 8332 was originally one of eighteen 44-seat dining cars built by Budd in 1948 as New York Central 450-467. This car was originally 453 and then Penn Central 4553. Five of the cars were retired before the PC merger in 1968, but the remaining 13 cars went into the PC 4550-4566 series. Amtrak purchased 10 of the cars in 1973 and remodeled them with a 20-seat lounge and 24 dining seats as the 8330-8339. The 8332 became HERITAGE FLEET diner 8514 and then diner-grill 8555. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  9/9/1975  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 8:51:56 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 8338 (Ex PC 4566, ne NYC 466, to AMTK 8514)
Title:  AMTK 8338 (Ex PC 4566, ne NYC 466, to AMTK 8514)
Description:  Diner-tavern 8338 was originally one of eighteen 44-seat dining cars built by Budd in 1948 as New York Central 450-467. This car was originally 466 and then Penn Central 4566. Five of the cars were retired before the PC merger in 1968, but the remaining 13 cars went into the PC 4550-4566 series. Amtrak purchased 10 of the cars in 1973 and remodeled them with a 20-seat lounge and 24 dining seats as the 8330-8339. The 8338 became HERITAGE FLEET diner 8514. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  1/1/1977  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 8:52:35 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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AMTK 8399 (Ex UP 4003)
Title:  AMTK 8399 (Ex UP 4003)
Description:  Amtrak cafeteria-diner 8399 was originally Union Pacific lunch counter-dining car 4003, one of four such cars (4000-4003) built under ACF Lot 3813 in 1955 with a 21-seat lunch counter and four 4-seat tables. In 1960 the 4001-4003 were remodeled with a cafeteria counter and a 16-seat lounge for service on the CITY OF ST. LOUIS. The 4001 was sold to the Alaska Railroad in 1971, while the 4002 and 4003 went to Amtrak in 1974 and were remodeled into cafeteria-diners 8398 and 8399. (approximate month)
Photo Date:  12/12/1975  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 8:50:34 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  766   Comments: 0
AMTK 20676
Title:  AMTK 20676
Description:  Amclub 20676 was one of eight Amfleet full parlor cars in the 20670-20677 series. These cars had two restrooms and a 15-seat club section at one end, a mid-car food service bar, and an 18-seat club section at the other end. All were built by Budd in 1976 with 23 coach seats at one end, but these were quickly replaced with 15 club seats. The cars were subsequently renumbered into the 20900 and/or 48900 series.
Photo Date:  4/22/1978  Upload Date: 8/19/2011 8:08:42 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  584   Comments: 0
AMTK 21017
Title:  AMTK 21017
Description:  84-seat Amfleet coach in as-built condition (approximate month)
Photo Date:  1/1/1976  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 2:07:18 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  803   Comments: 0
AMTK 21214
Title:  AMTK 21214
Description:  84-seat Amfleet coach in as-built condition (approximate month)
Photo Date:  5/5/1977  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 2:08:52 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  401   Comments: 0


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