RailPictures.Net Photo: PC 4274 Penn Central EMD E8(A) at Chicago, Illinois by Steve Patterson
 
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EMD E8(A) (more..)
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Chicago, Illinois, USA (more..)
October 07, 1968
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PC 4274 (more..)
PC 14 (more..)
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While it looks like a Pennsy E-8, on Oct. 7, 1968 the 4274, looking the worse for wear, was actually Penn Central leading 4-car Train 14 from always-busy Chicago Union Station en route to Detroit and Buffalo. P-C was born on Jan. 31 that year and the 4274 would become Amtrak in less than three more years. Note the first car, a double-door mail or express box car. A CB&Q switcher was at work on the left as a GM&O Alco drug its cars from CUS on the right.
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