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621

'Gene'

Auto-Train switching locomotive # 621 was one of several auto-train locomotives to be give a proper name -- "Gene", after the founder of the corporation, Eugene K. Garfield.

Image: Stan Jackowski

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621

 
 

621 gets its new AT paint (note painter applying purple paint at lower left).

Image: Mike Woodruff. Summer 1972. Photo taken from northbound Amtrak Silver Meteor.

 
 

Eugene was an attorney, but Gene was a Baldwin S12 built in May 1952, builder's number 75674, ex-EL #621, ex-Erie #621.

Seen here going through its initial painting process in Sanford, FL.

Image: Stan Jackowski

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

The switcher was assigned to the Lorton, VA facility.

 

Image: Stan Jackowski

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

Auto-Train 621.

Image: Harv Kahn, December 30, 1975, Lorton, VA.

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

Auto-Train 621.

Image: Harv Kahn

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

Auto-Train 621.

Image: Harv Kahn

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

Front end.

Image: Harv Kahn

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

 

Image: Harv Kahn

Auto-Train Corporation Switcher 621  
 

Switcher 621, photographed March 3, 1973.

Image: Don Jaworski

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