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Steam Generator

Used to provide steam heat and electricity to the passenger cars of the auto-train.

Ex-Great Northern Heater Car 3. Built by St. Louis Car in 1928.

Image: Harv Kahn, Dec 30, 1975 at Lorton

Great Northern Heater Car 3 1928


Before refurbishng for Auto-Train service.

Image: Stan Jackowski

Great Northern Heater Car 3 1928  

Later, the car was renumbered to 1132 as an auto-carrier car took its old number. Seen here in train service at Sanford, FL, circa 1976.

Image: Carl W. Schmidt, courtesy of his son Tom Schmidt

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