Jump to content




Help Support AmtrakTrains.com by donating using the link above or becoming a Supporting Member.

Photo

San Marino on California Zephyr


  • Please log in to reply
9 replies to this topic

#1 Agent

Agent

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,323 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Iowa

Posted 14 August 2018 - 09:22 PM

Amtrak #5(14) came through Agency, Iowa this evening with the private observation car San Marino on the end.

 


Edited by Agent, 15 August 2018 - 11:09 PM.


#2 Seaboard92

Seaboard92

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,351 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:South Carolina
  • Interests:-Amtrak
    -New York Central
    -Seaboard Airline
    -Scriptwriting

Posted 14 August 2018 - 09:43 PM

On Train No. 5 that's Mr. Menzies personal car. CEO of the Aberdeen, Carolina, & Western Railroad
  • cpotisch likes this
View my pictures at http://trainboy1.rrpicturearchives.net
Amtrak Routes I've riden: Silver Star(NYP-ORL), Silver Meteor(KIS-NYP),Carolinian(CLT-NWK), Palmetto (FLO-NYP), Acela(WAS-NYP), NE Regional(WBG-RVR), Pacific Surfliner(SAN-OSD), Piedmont(CLT-SAL), Crescent(NYP-CLT), Cardinal (WAS-CHI), Capitol Limited (CHI-WAS), Cascade (PDX-SEA)
Steam Engines I've worked behind: Norfolk & Western No. 611; Nickel Plate Road No. 765; Southern Pacific No. 4449
 

#3 Agent

Agent

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,323 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Iowa

Posted 17 September 2018 - 08:08 PM

San Marino was heading back east on Amtrak #6(15) to Chicago today.  I caught this California Zephyr at Ottumwa, Iowa.  The train also happened to have the Big Game Train unit, AMTK 50, as its second engine.

 



#4 cpotisch

cpotisch

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,690 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Brooklyn, NY
  • Interests:Planes, Trains, Cooking, Politics

Posted 18 September 2018 - 08:56 AM

That car looks pretty old. Approximately when was it built?


Routes Traveled: Silver Meteor, Silver Star, CrescentLake Shore LimitedCalifornia Zephyr, Sunset Limited, Texas EagleEthan Allen Express, Empire Service, Maple Leaf, AdirondackAcela Express, Northeast RegionalKeystone Service, Downeaster w/ Great Dome
 
Wish List: Auto Train, Cardinal, CONO, Empire Builder, Southwest Chief, Crescent (overnight), Adirondack w/ Great Dome


#5 railiner

railiner

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,690 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Queens, NY
  • Interests:All public transportation....land, sea, and air

Posted 18 September 2018 - 09:31 AM

That car looks pretty old. Approximately when was it built?

1916....

 

http://www.rypn.org/...=35667&start=15


  • cpotisch likes this
metroblue?

okay on the blue!

#6 cpotisch

cpotisch

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,690 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Brooklyn, NY
  • Interests:Planes, Trains, Cooking, Politics

Posted 18 September 2018 - 10:38 AM

 

That car looks pretty old. Approximately when was it built?

1916....

 

http://www.rypn.org/...=35667&start=15

Thanks. That sure is old.


Routes Traveled: Silver Meteor, Silver Star, CrescentLake Shore LimitedCalifornia Zephyr, Sunset Limited, Texas EagleEthan Allen Express, Empire Service, Maple Leaf, AdirondackAcela Express, Northeast RegionalKeystone Service, Downeaster w/ Great Dome
 
Wish List: Auto Train, Cardinal, CONO, Empire Builder, Southwest Chief, Crescent (overnight), Adirondack w/ Great Dome


#7 railiner

railiner

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,690 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Queens, NY
  • Interests:All public transportation....land, sea, and air

Posted 18 September 2018 - 11:00 AM

 

 

That car looks pretty old. Approximately when was it built?

1916....

 

http://www.rypn.org/...=35667&start=15

Thanks. That sure is old.

 

102 years....those old 12 wheeled 'battleships' could withstand a direct hit from a hurricane, no problem... :)


metroblue?

okay on the blue!

#8 gswager

gswager

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,832 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Portales, NM
  • Interests:mountain recreations, scuba diving, Christian,

Posted 26 September 2018 - 06:47 PM

It rode with Capital Limited #30 last night from Chicago. Don't know how far it went since I got off Pittsburgh this am.
Entire length in segments- Southwest Chief (LSV-LAX & CHI-LSV), Pacific Surfliner (SLO-LAX & LAX-SAN) & San Joaquin (Oakland stub)
Entire length, end to end- Lake Shore Limited (Boston stub) (11/09), Downeaster (11/09) & Coast Starlight (10/11)
Partial- California Zephyr (SLC-EMY), Hiawatha, Cascades (SEA-PDX) & Acela (BOS-PVD)

#9 jis

jis

    Engineer

  • Gathering Team Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 22,727 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Space Coast, Florida, Area code 3-2-1
  • Interests:Trains, Planes and Travel

Posted 30 September 2018 - 06:07 AM

If the current PV rules were followed it went all the way to Washington.

#10 Seaboard92

Seaboard92

    Engineer

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,351 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:South Carolina
  • Interests:-Amtrak
    -New York Central
    -Seaboard Airline
    -Scriptwriting

Posted 04 October 2018 - 08:05 AM

The car lives in Candor, NC so if I was a betting person I would say expect it on 79
View my pictures at http://trainboy1.rrpicturearchives.net
Amtrak Routes I've riden: Silver Star(NYP-ORL), Silver Meteor(KIS-NYP),Carolinian(CLT-NWK), Palmetto (FLO-NYP), Acela(WAS-NYP), NE Regional(WBG-RVR), Pacific Surfliner(SAN-OSD), Piedmont(CLT-SAL), Crescent(NYP-CLT), Cardinal (WAS-CHI), Capitol Limited (CHI-WAS), Cascade (PDX-SEA)
Steam Engines I've worked behind: Norfolk & Western No. 611; Nickel Plate Road No. 765; Southern Pacific No. 4449
 




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users