The art of transit

photo by Cranky Messiah, via Flickr

Nice shot of an old subway car old passenger cars in Baltimore with a halo that is actually a helicopter captured with a long 98.5-second exposure.

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  1. Furthermore, there is no third rail visible on the track to qualify the rail car as a subway car.

  2. Great photo.

    But they’re not subway cars. They’re regular passenger railroad cars. Long-haul cars by the look of it.

    The one closer to the camera is in VIA Rail Canada (Canada’s version of Amtrak) livery from the mid-1980s (dark blue with two yellow stripes on the lower part of the car). After the 1991 cuts, they had quite a few surplus cars.

    The one further away is painted with the text “British Columbia Railway” at the top.