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Owner: Amtrak
Model:Budd RDC2Built As:NYC M-480 (RDC2)
Serial Number:5420Order No:
Frame Number:Built:9/1951
Notes:Blt as NYC M-480, 7/1951
Other locos with this serial:  AMTK 34(RDC2) PC 80(RDC2) ARR 712(RDC2) PC M-480(RDC2) NYC M-480(RDC2)
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AMTK 34 (RDC-2) at New Haven - 1976
Title:  AMTK 34 (RDC-2) at New Haven - 1976
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/14/1976  Upload Date: 12/11/2011 4:31:25 PM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC-2 #34 - 1976
Title:  Amtrak RDC-2 #34 - 1976
Description:  Note Baggage Section
Photo Date:  2/14/1976  Upload Date: 12/26/2011 10:18:21 AM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC-2 #32 - New Haven - 1976
Title:  Amtrak RDC-2 #32 - New Haven - 1976
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/14/1976  Upload Date: 1/17/2012 11:15:30 AM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  Picture was taken by Harv Khan(Deceased) I am posting so everyone can enjoy his excellent work
Photo Date:  7/9/1976  Upload Date: 10/10/2006 12:33:54 AM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Crow T. Robot
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  667   Comments: 0
Amtrak suttke with RDC-2 rounds wye and enters Springfield Station
Title:  Amtrak suttke with RDC-2 rounds wye and enters Springfield Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/31/1976  Upload Date: 3/10/2012 7:19:25 AM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 18(RDC1)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC-2 leads New Haven shuttle into Springfield
Title:  Amtrak RDC-2 leads New Haven shuttle into Springfield
Description:  Note baggage section that makes this an RDC-2
Photo Date:  8/31/1976  Upload Date: 3/10/2012 7:20:38 AM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 18(RDC1)
Views:  1290   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC-2 #34
Title:  Amtrak RDC-2 #34
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/31/1976  Upload Date: 3/10/2012 7:33:42 AM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC-2 #34
Title:  Amtrak RDC-2 #34
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/31/1976  Upload Date: 3/10/2012 7:34:55 AM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  RDC-2 #34 southbound at Meadow Rd. in the Wilson section of Windsor.
Photo Date:  8/11/1978  Upload Date: 11/29/2005 10:03:22 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  620   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  The 34 and partner pause at Thompsonville depot on their way to Springfield. Old Bigelow Carpet mills at right.
Photo Date:  1/30/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 9:52:01 AM
Location:  Enfield, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  533   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  Pair of RDC-2's depart Windsor southward.
Photo Date:  7/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:32:07 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  565   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  A "pair of deuces", RDC-2's northbound at Windsor.
Photo Date:  1/31/1980  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 6:02:15 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  466   Comments: 0
AMTK train 403
Title:  AMTK train 403
Description:  Train 403 southbound at the flood control dike in the north end of Hartford. Four years later, those gates would be closed, as the second highest recorded flood on the Connecticut River occured on June 1, 1984.
Photo Date:  4/24/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:07:54 PM
Location:  Hartford, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 20(RDC1) AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  871   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  Train 402 northbound (l-r) crossing the Farmington River on the 1869 stone arch bridge.
Photo Date:  5/20/1980  Upload Date: 11/14/2005 5:31:41 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 14(RDC1)
Views:  618   Comments: 0
The old and the new
Title:  The old and the new
Description:  ...and the old is DEFINITELY the better of the two. The RDC was still racking up miles after almost 30 years, the SPV's would become known as "Seldom Powered Vehicles", for good reason, within months of going into service.
Photo Date:  6/3/1980  Upload Date: 11/18/2005 7:36:11 PM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 992(SPV-2000) AMTK 993(SPV-2000)
Views:  1219   Comments: 1
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  RDC "Deuce" 34 at Springfield. The 34, origionally NYC M-480, was the only RDC-2 the NYC owned.
Photo Date:  6/3/1980  Upload Date: 11/18/2005 7:38:41 PM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  554   Comments: 0
"Duke and the Dutchess"
Title:  "Duke and the Dutchess"
Description:  Running as train 403, RDC's 34 and 36 split the signals at Midian Ave. These were the last pair of active Amtrak RDC's, operating into 1985, and got the nickname then.
Photo Date:  6/12/1980  Upload Date: 11/14/2005 5:33:30 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  619   Comments: 1
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  Train 402 hurries northward out of Quarry Jct and is about to pass beneath the Hicks Ave. overhead.
Photo Date:  6/18/1980  Upload Date: 11/22/2005 10:20:15 AM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 18(RDC1)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  Ivy City shuttle, replaced the WT MP-54.
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 12/21/2012 3:45:39 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  151   Comments: 2
Duke and the Dutchess
Title:  Duke and the Dutchess
Description:  The 34 was the only RDC-2 with the three-chime horn. They're rounding the curve at the north end of the Windsor Locks station
Photo Date:  8/1/1983  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 6:03:39 PM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 36(RDC2) AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  617   Comments: 0
Duke & Dutchess
Title:  Duke & Dutchess
Description:  RDC-2's 36 and 34 depart Windsor Locks as train 495.
Photo Date:  2/1/1984  Upload Date: 12/19/2005 12:54:50 PM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC-2 #34
Title:  Amtrak RDC-2 #34
Description:  Date is Approximate
Photo Date:  4/15/1985  Upload Date: 1/24/2014 10:23:45 AM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
The "Duke & the Dutchess"
Title:  The "Duke & the Dutchess"
Description:  The last two RDC's to see regular Amtrak service head north along the canal in Windsor Locks as train 450.
Photo Date:  4/20/1985  Upload Date: 7/5/2006 8:17:26 PM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
The "Duke & the Dutchess"
Title:  The "Duke & the Dutchess"
Description:  The last two RDC's to see regular Amtrak service head north along the canal in Windsor Locks as train 450.
Photo Date:  4/20/1985  Upload Date: 7/5/2006 8:20:15 PM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  525   Comments: 1
The "Duke and the Dutchess"
Title:  The "Duke and the Dutchess"
Description:  Amtrak's last two operational RDC's depart Berlin northbound. They would finish out the year before retiring. The 36, ex NH 121, went to Alaska, along with sister NH car, AMTK 15.
Photo Date:  5/22/1985  Upload Date: 11/25/2005 4:07:36 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  551   Comments: 0
12:27, AMTK 498
Title:  12:27, AMTK 498
Description:  Amtrak's last two operational RDC's, the "Duke and the Dutchess", arrive in Windsor as train 498. The Budds survive in Alaska, but sadly, that big Elm tree is gone.
Photo Date:  5/25/1985  Upload Date: 7/25/2006 2:39:29 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 36(RDC2) AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  610   Comments: 1


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