New Diesel Railcar at New Haven and a Surprise.

Back in the summer of 1981, I was changing trains at New Haven, Connecticut and made this photograph of a new Budd-SPV2000 assigned to the New Haven-Springfield shuttle.

Until I scanned this photo, I didn’t realize I’d made a photo of Amtrak’s short-lived LRC tilting train. Look in the distance to the right of the SPV-2000 and you’ll see the Canadian-built tilting train.

Exposed on black & white film using a Leica IIIa rangefinder camera.
Enlarged view of my original 35mm negative. Exposed on black & white film using a Leica IIIa rangefinder camera.
Do you recall the 1966 film ‘Blow Up’?

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One thought on “New Diesel Railcar at New Haven and a Surprise.”

  1. It’s a great feeling when you look at an old image and find you had, without even knowing, captured something that with hindsight is far more interesting than what your were focussing on.

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