EARLY SPERRY BUILT "KALAMAZO" CARS
"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.
( The Photos above are from the article SPERRY RAIL SERVICE in THE BULLETIN National Railway Historical society Vol. 33, number 6, 1968)
CAR # 102
( This Photo is from the article adapted from a paper presented before the University of Michigan Life Conference on New Technologies in Transportation, at Ann Arbor, Mich., on November 3, 1939, titled IS THE TRANSVERSE FISSURE PROBLEM GROWING? by HARCOURT C. DRAKE)