EARLY SPERRY BUILT "KALAMAZO" CARS

( This Photo is from the article SPERRY RAIL SERVICE in THE BULLETIN National Railway Historical society Vol. 33, number 6, 1968)

"Kalamazo motor car" 110, above, a three-car train built about 1930. First car is a motor unit; second was fitted with sleeping quarters for four men; third contained gasoline engine to drive generator which provided the current for rail energization and amplification equipment for producing two graphs on a record tape.

Below. side view of 114. The triple-unit cars were used between 1930 and 1933. replacing the old flat car equipment.

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( This Photo is from the article SPERRY RAIL SERVICE in THE BULLETIN National Railway Historical society Vol. 33, number 6, 1968)

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