RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 142 Amtrak Alco RS-3 at Linden, New Jersey by Charles Freericks
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Amtrak (more..)
Alco RS-3 (more..)
Linden (more..)
Linden, New Jersey, USA (more..)
June 23, 1978
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AMTK 142 (more..)
Charles Freericks (more..)
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Looks like I got the attention of the guys on the wire train. The front car is a "tool & riding car." It is followed by a tower car and a stake and paneled flat car. The tool & riding car's pantagraph was used as a ground to discharge static current in a powered down line. The cupola was for inspection. The tool cars were number 16300-16308 and all came from Penn Central. Based on the trucks and roof arch, this one started out as a Pennsylvania RR P70 coach.
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