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Former NYC Observation Car on Amtrak #5(14)

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Posted 14 September 2016 - 10:10 PM

The westbound "California Zephyr" was running on time this evening when it came through Agency, Iowa.  On the end was the ex-New York Central observation car Dagny Taggart.


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Posted 15 September 2016 - 11:00 AM


When are they ever going to fix that bump/dip in the tracks at that grade crossing. Is there a bad tie there?

I see it every time you make a video at that location.

We can see the engine rise/drop and dust puff out both sides of the tracks at 0:44 into the video.

It looks to be at the east edge of the crossing roadway.

Edited by KmH, 15 September 2016 - 11:01 AM.

1963U. S. Congress - underground trolley system • Disneyland train (1968/various other dates) • Old Tucson steam train (1969)

Amtrak: California Zephyr Coast Starlight •  Southwest ChiefSunset LimitedTexas Eagle • Illinois Zephyr

. . . . . . . Amtrak miles - 16,383, so far.






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