Car 10001 - Beech Grove

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Car 10001 - Beech Grove

Post by RearOfSignal » Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:22 pm

I was at New Rochelle a few days ago and saw car 10001. It was an Amfleet car, but appeared to have an observation platform at the end. I never saw this car before does anyone have any more info?
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LCJ

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Post by RearOfSignal » Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:32 pm

Is this the only car of it's kind?
Hurry up and wait at the signal!

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Post by Otto Vondrak » Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:11 pm

Beech Grove has been around for at least 20 years at so, and is a fairly common sight in the east... sometimes travels with Corridor Clipper.

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Post by Stephen B. Carey » Mon Aug 13, 2007 10:21 pm

It usually rests on its own platform at Washington Union Station. If your ever there, its pretty easy to photograph so long as no security sees you and thinks your a terrorist :wink:

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Post by Gilbert B Norman » Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:12 am

Mr. Carey--

"Parked at" vice "rests on".

Or have we a rerun of Jan 15, 1953 in mind?

http://www.thejoekorner.com/rrfolklore/fedexp.shtm

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Post by chuchubob » Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:46 pm

Prior to switching Keystone Service from diesel to electric, Amtrak ran a train from Philly to Harrisburg pulled by AEM7 944 with Beech Grove trailing.

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Post by Stephen B. Carey » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:16 pm

Gilbert B Norman wrote:Mr. Carey--

"Parked at" vice "rests on".

Or have we a rerun of Jan 15, 1953 in mind?

http://www.thejoekorner.com/rrfolklore/fedexp.shtm
I found it amazing that no one was hurt and that the GG1 was in service only a few months after that incident.

I guess I should choose my terms more carefully next time :-)

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