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Owner: Amtrak
Type: Diner
AAR Class: PD: Car equipped for food or beverage service.
AAR Type: M520
Detail Info:   Misc Cars
AMTK Class:   Heritage
User Notes:   Ex-SP 10210, Budd 1950

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Amtrak Diner 8559
Title:  Amtrak Diner 8559
Description:  Amtrak Diner 8559 on the Silver Star, train no.81. Former AMT 8526 and 8060; originally SP 10210, Budd 1950.
Photo Date:  7/2/1995  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 8:10:20 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  376   Comments: 1
Amtrak Diner 8559
Title:  Amtrak Diner 8559
Description:  Amtrak Diner 8559, ex AMTK 8060, ex SP 10210; Built as 48-seat diner, Budd 1950, for the Sunset Limited.
Photo Date:  8/15/1995  Upload Date: 7/23/2009 7:38:49 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  436   Comments: 2
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description:  In phase III enroute to NYC on #48.
Photo Date:  7/24/2002  Upload Date: 3/8/2013 2:26:59 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger,Track,Action
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Views:  223   Comments: 0
New paint on 8559
Title:  New paint on 8559
Description:  8559 wears the new Phase VI paint
Photo Date:  2/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 3:39:24 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  272   Comments: 0
Diner 8559
Title:  Diner 8559
Description:  8559 has arrived on #92 Silver Star from Miami. 5 hours late
Photo Date:  2/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 3:39:45 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  281   Comments: 0
8559 in Phase VI
Title:  8559 in Phase VI
Description:  8559 arrives 5 hours late from Florida
Photo Date:  2/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 3:40:28 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  222   Comments: 0
8559 departs Wilmington for NY City after being 5 hours late
Title:  8559 departs Wilmington for NY City after being 5 hours late
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 3:41:09 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  265   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/14/2006  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 1:45:02 PM
Location:  Schenectady, NY
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger
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Views:  139   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 9:46:41 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger,Action
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Views:  131   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/23/2007  Upload Date: 10/13/2009 10:46:45 PM
Location:  Fonda, NY
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
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Views:  179   Comments: 0
Diner #8559
Title:  Diner #8559
Description:  #91 (30) Silver Star to Savannah/Tampa/Miami
Photo Date:  8/30/2010  Upload Date: 8/30/2010 3:46:52 PM
Location:  Secaucus, NJ
Author:  Kevin Wong
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  193   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/26/2011  Upload Date: 3/26/2011 8:50:48 PM
Location:  Goshen, IN
Author:  Pat Huemmer
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  155   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/29/2011  Upload Date: 4/29/2011 8:07:19 PM
Location:  West Palm Beach, FL
Author:  Jacob Francois
Categories:  Action
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 at Union Station on #97 Silver Meteor- October 14, 2011
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 at Union Station on #97 Silver Meteor- October 14, 2011
Description:  Photo Series 1 of 10 At Union Station Washington DC - Car built for Southern Pacific as #10210
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:16:07 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  198   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Interior
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Interior
Description:  Photo series 2 of 10 - Most active heritage diners have fully rebuilt interiors, however #8559 retains much of 1950's interior, supect lighting is as built - probably had blinds on windows as built.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:25:16 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  297   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559  - Menu on Amtrak #97 Silver Meteor
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Menu on Amtrak #97 Silver Meteor
Description:  Photo series 3 of 10 - Nice classic touch is unique menus for each named train.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:30:47 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  312   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dinner Selection #1
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dinner Selection #1
Description:  Photo Series 4 of 10 - New York Steak and Potato on Amtrak #97
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:35:45 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  259   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dinner selection #2
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dinner selection #2
Description:  Photo series 5 of 10 - Chicken and Rice Dinner on Amtrak #97
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:38:31 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  237   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dinner Selection #3
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dinner Selection #3
Description:  Photo Series 6 of 10 - Chef Special - Ribs
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:40:13 PM
Location:  Union Station, DC
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  227   Comments: 0
Amtrak #8559 - Interior - Breakfast Setting
Title:  Amtrak #8559 - Interior - Breakfast Setting
Description:  Photo series 7 of 10 - Enroute on Silver Meteor - 1950 built diner #10210 for Southern Pacific - note NYC art deco posters on bulkhead
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:44:16 PM
Location:  Savannah, GA
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  264   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Breakfast on Silver Meteor
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Breakfast on Silver Meteor
Description:  Photo Series 8 of 10
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:47:45 PM
Location:  Savannah, GA
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  236   Comments: 0
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Lunch on #97 Silver Meteor
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Lunch on #97 Silver Meteor
Description:  Photo series 9 of 10 - Lunch selection - chicken with gravy
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:53:16 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  269   Comments: 1
Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dessert selection after lunch enroute on #97 - Silver Meteor
Title:  Amtrak Diner #8559 - Dessert selection after lunch enroute on #97 - Silver Meteor
Description:  Photo series 10 of 10
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 3/4/2012 5:57:01 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Bruce Phillips
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Model,Passenger
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Views:  676   Comments: 3
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2011  Upload Date: 10/31/2011 8:02:13 PM
Location:  North East, PA
Author:  Greg Wiltsie
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  153   Comments: 0
Diner 8559
Title:  Diner 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/14/2012  Upload Date: 6/14/2012 11:32:19 PM
Location:  Long Island City, NY
Author:  Kevin Wong
Categories: 
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Views:  140   Comments: 0
Diner 8559
Title:  Diner 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/14/2012  Upload Date: 6/14/2012 11:33:24 PM
Location:  Long Island City, NY
Author:  Kevin Wong
Categories: 
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/26/2012  Upload Date: 9/19/2012 9:27:31 PM
Location:  Elkhart, IN
Author:  Pat Huemmer
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  195   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/4/2014  Upload Date: 6/23/2014 1:12:38 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
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Views:  95   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description:  Ex-Southern Pacific diner on train 97, the Silver Meteor.
Photo Date:  8/15/2014  Upload Date: 8/22/2014 6:48:51 PM
Location:  Eddystone, PA
Author:  Jonathan Ferraro
Categories:  Passenger,Action
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/2/2015 8:34:56 PM
Location:  Plant City, FL
Author:  John McCluskey
Categories:  Passenger,Action
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Views:  132   Comments: 0
Amtrak 8559
Title:  Amtrak 8559
Description:  Train 97 at Jesup, Ga.
Photo Date:  4/10/2015  Upload Date: 5/28/2015 12:43:07 PM
Location:  Jesup, GA
Author:  Randy Chassereau
Categories:  Passenger,Action
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Views:  64   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/3/2015  Upload Date: 5/16/2015 11:25:17 AM
Location:  Jesup, GA
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
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Views:  87   Comments: 0
AMTK 8559
Title:  AMTK 8559
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/4/2015  Upload Date: 10/16/2015 4:07:12 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Pat Huemmer
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  62   Comments: 0


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