RailPictures.Net Forums

RailPictures.Net Forums (http://www.railpictures.net/forums/index.php)
-   U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion (http://www.railpictures.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=7)
-   -   Please Explain this Car (http://www.railpictures.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2704)

medic_pilot 10-25-2005 01:48 AM

Please Explain this Car
Can somebody please explain what all the lights and weird contraption on top of this car is?



E3429 10-25-2005 03:33 AM

A converted Amfleet car, the Beech Grove is equipped with a small observation platform and plenty of lights for veiwing the track at nights. It also features a video camera (mounted in the housing above the platform) to allow passengers to view the track on monitors inside the car.

Found http://www.railroadpix.com/rrphotos/detail/417.html

J 10-25-2005 04:43 AM

Car is named Beech Grove in honor of the Amtrak shops in Indianapolis. Recall the car was modified after wreck damage.

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.