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Photography from the collection of Robert Ridgway

 
 

The entrance to the brand-new auto-train Louisville, KY Terminal.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 

 
 

To save money, auto-train eventually combined their train with Amtrak's Chicago-to-Miami Floridian.

The combined train is about to depart Louisville with 4002 in the lead.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

The combined auto-train/Amtrak Floridian departs the Louisville Terminal. Locomotive 4003 is still in the middle of being repainted after repairs.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

The combined auto-train/Amtrak Floridian departs the Louisville Terminal.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

The combined auto-train/Amtrak Floridian departs the Louisville Terminal.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 

 
 

The combined auto-train/Amtrak Floridian departs the Louisville Terminal.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train sleeping car 604.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train dome-coach 701.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train dome-coach 908.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train dome-coach 908.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train kitchen-dorm 591.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train auto-rack.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train auto-rack 54.

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Auto-Train auto-rack 67 followed by dome-coach 460 (likely acting as a caboose, without passengers).

Image: Robert Ridgway

 
 

Steam Generator #135 photographed at Sanford, FL July 10, 1976.

Image: John Boettcher. Courtesy of his grandson, Robert Ridgway

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