SLRG #5461         
Built in 1949 by P-S in Lot #6808 to Plan #7593 as ACL 54 seat coach #239, 1 of 25 such cars built in that Lot, which was ordered in June 1946; cars were delivered between November 1949 and January 1950. ACL owned 20 (#228-#247), PRR owned 2 (#4043 & #4044, Plan #7593B), and RF&P owned 3 (#810-#812); ACL #247 was built for the IC CITY OF MIAMI pool with smooth sides. Amtrak acquired all 25 of these coaches, the ACL cars as #5450-#5469 (the SCL numbers), the PRR cars as #5443-#5444, and the RF&P cars as #5440-#5442. An additional 5 coaches (with 56 seats) were also built in this Lot for the FEC to Plan #7593A, which were sold to SAL in 1965, and were also acquired by Amtrak. #5461 was retired in 1979 and sold in 1981 to the Memphis Transportation Museum (Collierville, TN), and was acquired in 2012 by Iowa Pacific. EXIF: 2:14 PM, f/3.8 @ 1/1250, ISO-100
Date: 4/25/2014 Location: Hood River, OR   Map Show Hood River on a rail map Views: 608 Collection Of:   Ted Brumberg
Rolling Stock: ACL 239 (Passenger Car) SCL 5461 (Passenger Car) AMTK 5461 (Passenger Car) SLRG 5461 (Passenger Car) Author:  Ted Brumberg
SLRG #5461
Picture Categories: Passenger This picture is part of album:  Passenger Cars
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Jerry LaBoda General ACL owned 31 coaches like this, smooth sided coach 249 was built 11/54 as a shell and finished by ACL's Rocky Mountain, N.C. shops, while 249 and 250 were corrugated shells, delivered Nov. 1954 and finished by ACL. 10/26/2014 5:01:42 PM

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