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William Acord's Collection
 
2/25/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:William Acord
Dates:6/15/1999 - 12/12/2020
Album Info:This album contains photos of miscellaneous passenger and freight cars taken over the years. These are rolling stock of special interest.
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Vintage Norfolk & Western cabooses
Title:  Vintage Norfolk & Western cabooses
Description:  Three vintage Norfolk & Western cabooses in Madison, IL, adjacent to the TRRA(Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis) yard
Photo Date:  10/15/2006  Upload Date: 4/18/2007 11:13:18 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  William Acord
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Burlington Northern caboose #12435
Title:  Burlington Northern caboose #12435
Description:  Retired Burlington Northern caboose #12435 on display in Pacific, MO city park
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 12/14/2006 6:51:34 PM
Location:  Pacific, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  RollingStock
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Ex-Frisco "Cimarron River" sleeping car on rear of westbound Amtrak Ann Rutledge
Title:  Ex-Frisco "Cimarron River" sleeping car on rear of westbound Amtrak Ann Rutledge
Description:  Ex-Frisco "Cimarron River" sleeping car, built in 1948, and used on the famous Frisco "Silver Meteor," that ran between Oklahoma City and St. Louis--now privately owned and fully restored
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 12/11/2006 6:02:25 PM
Location:  Pacific, MO
Author:  William Acord
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Hopper Car
Title:  Hopper Car
Description:  Graffiti on hopper car on UP mixed freight making its way southward through Cliff Cave County Park, along the UP DeSoto Sub
Photo Date:  3/6/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2007 11:17:30 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  William Acord
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Old Western Pacific RR boxcar
Title:  Old Western Pacific RR boxcar
Description:  Old Western Pacific RR boxcar, covered with graffiti, both inside and out--observed as part of a southbound Union Pacific mixed freight making its way along the UP DeSoto Sub through Cliff Cave County Park in far south St. Louis, MO
Photo Date:  3/6/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2007 11:20:03 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  William Acord
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Views:  165   Comments: 2
Retired Union Pacific and Santa Fe cabooses bake in the warm desert sun
Title:  Retired Union Pacific and Santa Fe cabooses bake in the warm desert sun
Description:  Retired Union Pacific and Santa Fe cabooses quietly bake in the warm California desert sun in Barstow, CA on a very warm late April afternoon
Photo Date:  4/26/2007  Upload Date: 11/5/2007 10:53:43 PM
Location:  Barstow, CA
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  143   Comments: 0
"Royal Street" private rail car on rear of westbound Amtrak Ann Rutledge
Title:  "Royal Street" private rail car on rear of westbound Amtrak Ann Rutledge
Description:  "Royal Street" private rail car on rear of westbound Amtrak Ann Rutledge on a rainy late May afternoon. The "Royal Street" was built by Pullman in 1950. The car, originally owned by the Louisville & Nashville RR, was used on their premier passenger train, the "Crescent." The "Crescent" operated between New York and New Orleans. The car was later operated on the L & N's "Gulf Wind," until 1970, after which it became privately owned.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 11:56:17 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  261   Comments: 0
Old CSX caboose/crew work car
Title:  Old CSX caboose/crew work car
Description:  Old CSX crew work car conversion from old caboose as seen from the eastbound Capitol Limited passing through Martinsburg, WV CSX yard
Photo Date:  10/16/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 9:14:21 PM
Location:  Martinsburg, WV
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  147   Comments: 1
Old Chesapeake & Ohio RR caboose rusting away
Title:  Old Chesapeake & Ohio RR caboose rusting away
Description:  Old Chesapeake & Ohio RR caboose rusting away in the Martinsburg, WV CSX yard
Photo Date:  10/16/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 9:15:13 PM
Location:  Martinsburg, WV
Author:  William Acord
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Views:  197   Comments: 1
Amtrak Heritage baggage car
Title:  Amtrak Heritage baggage car
Description:  Vintage Amtrak baggage car, converted from a U.S. Army hospital car, at rest in the Chicago Amtrak yard/shop facility. If anyone knows the beginnings of this car, please feel free to fill me in on the details!!
Photo Date:  10/25/2007  Upload Date: 10/30/2007 12:50:22 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  William Acord
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  386   Comments: 2


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