2200-series Gallery 16

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2200 Gallery 16

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Two eras of car design, side-by-side: the 1923-built 4000-series car 4271 sits in Linden Yard next to 1969-vintage 2200-series car 2297 on April 28, 2012. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)
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4000-series car 4271, pulled from its home in Linden Shop where it was being stored at the time for public display as part of a celebration for the 100th anniversary of the Linden terminal, provides a juxtaposition to 2200-series car 2297, stored in Linden Yard awaiting scrapping on April 28, 2012. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)
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A comparison of car styling is provided by this line-up of 2400-series car 2560 on the left, 2200-series car 2297 in the middle, and 4000-series car 4271 on the right on April 28, 2012. The 2400s were mainstays of Purple Line service at the time, while the other two cars were more unusual sights in Linden Yard. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)

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Cars 2273-74 sit in the southwest corner of 61st Yard on May 20, 2013, converted into crew facilities for the switchmen assigned to 61st Yard. Note the air conditioner units connected to the cars (rather than using the AC built into the cars), and the wooden staircase built for access so crew wouldn't use to climb in using the stirrups. The use of retired railcars for yard crew facilities has a long 'L' tradition, but was virtually unheard of in recent decades. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The 61st Yard crew room cars, 2273-2274, are seen at the south bumping post of track #1S is 61st Yard on May 20, 2013. Note the red third rail covers preventing the cars' third rail shoes from making contact with the third rail. The cars' lights were powered through a hard-wired connection to the yard's electrical service, and air conditioning was provided with independent units rather than the cars' air comfort system. Unfortunately, a graffiti tagger has hit car 2274. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Car 2273 was designated as a crew break room, and as such was outfitted with tables, chairs, a telephone, a refrigerator, a microwave and power outlets so that crews could use the car as they would the switching shanty or trainroom at any other terminal during down time. The car interior is seen on May 20, 2013. Note that the car still has its advertisements and maps from when it was in passenger service. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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Cars 2273-74, seen looking southeast on May 20, 2013, were turned into a locker room (2274, foreground) and crew room while 61st Yard was used for passenger cars again. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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Car 2274 was set up as a locker room, so that crew members had a place to change clothes. Most of the seats were removed from the car, and lockers were installed. The #2 end of the car was partitioned off beyond the side doors, with the area divided in half with a locking door to access each, to provide private dressing rooms since the car was co-ed. The windows were blacked out with vinyl to provide privacy from the outside. This interior view of the car is on January 16, 2014, several months after the yard was no longer used for passenger cars. (Photo by John Blum)