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Amtrak 974
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No: 684   Contributor: Marc Petit   Year: 1985   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: United States of America
Amtrak 974

08/07/1985 - Baltimore

974 - AMTRAK, U.S.A.

Electric locomotive N° 974, type E60CH of AMTRAK
Picture added on 20 January 2007
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These things are brilliant, and attractive in an angular sort of way.
To my British eyes, they look like an Electric version of a Class 50 but that's really stretching it!
I think the type is an E60, and they were introduced around 1975, they replaced the ex Penn Central GG1's in the North East corridor.
I purchased a Bachmann HO scale Model in 1988, which I still have.

Added by Chris Hall on 24 March 2008.
Just another toaster with wheels, IMHO.

Added by Fireman4501 on 26 March 2008.
974 was in the film trading places

Added by Nigel Warn on 04 March 2009.
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