Past Additions -- 1999
18 December 1999
West Chicago and Geneva stations and passing trains last weekend. Amtrak and Metra trains at Chicago Union Station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Amtrak 20000 Amfleet-I Cafe car on Saturday afternoon at Chicago Union Station.|
AMTK 20000, AMTK, AMTK passenger cars, Passenger cars, photographed on 11 December 1999 at Chicago Union Station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99c11113.jpg] NEW 18 December 1999
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56-seat cafe-coach Amtrak 20000, built by Budd Company of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) in 1975 for Amtrak. Assigned to Amtrak Northeast Corridor trains in July 1977. Length of car: 85 feet, width of car: 10 feet 6 inches, height from rail: 12 feet 8 inches, wheel diameter: 36 inches, maximum speed: 120 miles per hour, air conditioning: all electric supplied from locomotive, doors: automatic sliding. [courtesy of Amtrak (unofficial) 1978-1979 Annual, Craig T. Anderson, Rail Transportation Archives, San Francisco, 1978, pp. 144-145.]
AMTK 20000 Amfleet-I Passenger Cars, Type: Amcafe, Capacity: 55, Car Number Series: non push-pull 20000-20053, Number of Cars: non push-pull 26. [courtesy of On Track On Line Amtrak Roster, Prodigy Internet, December 1999]
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