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Date: 11/23/22 15:57
Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: Guitartrain

Amtrak train 81, the S/B Silver Star, is running just over forty minutes late as it rolls around the big curve at the south end of Collier Yard. Next scheduled stop is Raleigh, NC, however, the train will make a stop in between at Henderson to receive or discharge passengers if sufficient advance notice is given to the agent or conductor. SDP40F-638 is in the lead. 5:15PM on 10-20-79 in Petersburg, VA.




Date: 11/23/22 16:01
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: Peak45068

Nice picture.

Posted from iPhone



Date: 11/23/22 18:36
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: AndyBrown

That's a good looking train and the light is sublime!

Andy



Date: 11/24/22 05:15
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: jeff56

Awesome picture, actually getting the whole train in the shot.
Maybe you could post in the Nostalgia & History Discussion section
for more views.



Date: 11/24/22 07:50
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: texchief1

Nice shot!

RC Lundgren
Elgin, TX



Date: 11/24/22 15:44
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: King_Coal

Pretty large train. Thanks for sharing a memory of what were some of the most impressive trains Amtrak operated.



Date: 11/24/22 17:24
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: jp1822

Amtrak started out so strong with trying to capture the Florida market (from the Northeast AND the Midwest). With just two trains traversing the state today, a far cry from what was.......



Date: 11/25/22 11:04
Re: Red noses on the Amtrak Star
Author: RodneyZona

Florence, SC based passenger train crews worked to and from Richmond, VA  Richmond engine crews wotkrf to and from Rocky Mount, NC.



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