Steel Cars 1910 - 1987

 

NUMBER
NAME
TYPE
MANUF.
DATE
NOTES
HO SUGGESTION
Head end Cars
1600-1624   express reefer, 53ft (suf) ACF 4 -29 To REA -43 Walthers 932-5479
620-629 625 bag-mail, 6-axle, 70ft ACF -14 622,26,28,29 Ret -52  
630-631 631 bag-mail, 6-axle, 71ft ACF -30 630 To X-3336 in -69/70  
632   bag-mail, 4-axle, 71ft Pull -13 ex-D&SL #560  
633   bag-mail, 6-axle, 72ft ACF -29 ex-D&SL #561  
686-695   bag, 4-axle, 61ft ACF -10 Re# To 700-series by 1926  
700-739 703 , 716 bag, 4-axle, 61ft ACF -10 Re# from 686-695 + WP 101-130 1915-26  
715   ski-rack Rmod -58    
717   ski-bar Rmod -? set up inside temporarily, Ret -52  
722   bag-dorm Rblt -47? contoured roof, Ret -52  
729   bag-dorm Rblt -47 contoured roof  
738   bag-dorm Rblt -47? contoured roof  
738   ski-bar Rmod -53    
730-734   bag, 6-axle, 70ft B&S -10 Rblt from combines 980-984 1920  
740-744   bag, 4-axle, 70ft B&S -10 Re# from 730-734, (4-axle trucks from Pull coaches)  
743   bag, 6-axle, 70ft B&S -10 To Orange Empire Rwy Museum  
745   bag, 6-axle, 70ft ACF -29 ex-D&SL #600, To Orange Empire Rwy Museum Walthers 932-10500 modified roof & doors
Combines
980-989 1st combination bag-buffet-library B&S -10 ex-WP 801-810 1911-16, 5 Rblt to bag 740-744 1920,  
    6-axle, 70ft     5 Rblt to obs-lounge -26, -28  
Coaches
888-898   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re# into 900-950 by -26  
899   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 ex-WP by 1915, Re# into 900-950 by -26  
900-950   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re# from 888-898 + WP 301-340 1915 -26  
906   coach     lettered SKI TRAIN ca. 1949  
950-954   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re# from 900-950, Rmod -37, 951 & 954 To ACR -49  
955   coach, 4-axle, 65ft Pull -13 ex-D&SL 901, To ACR -49  
956-957   dinette-coach, 4-, 65ft Pull -13 ex-D&SL 900, 902, Rmod -39, To ACR  
960-979 968, 976 , 976 coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re# from 900-950, Rmod -34/35/37  
978   coach     Rmod to X-200 8-51  
980-985 (2nd)   coach-dinette, 4-70ft Pull -10 Re# from 900-950, Rmod -36/37, -43  
1000-1001   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re#, ex-932,933, Rblt -39; Ret 3-68,1001 To Rifle CO  
1002-1004   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re#, ex-923, 945, 9?? Rblt -39,Ret<67  
1005-1006   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re#, ex-900-950s, Rmod -55  
1007-1009   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re#, ex-900-950s, Rmod -56  
1010   coach, 4-axle, 70ft Pull -10 Re#, ex-900-950s, Rmod -57  
1011-1018   coach, 6-axle, 71ft Pull -15 ex-NP 1210?1227 in 1960 for SKI TRAIN, sold 1987  
Diners/Diner-Lounges
1015 *1 MT. ELBERT diner, 78ft (suf) B&S -10 ex-WP SACRAMENTO 11-23, *To JAMES PEAK 5-35  
1016 MT. MASSIVE diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-WP STOCKTON 11-23, Rblt -36, Re# 802 -?  
1017 MT. HARVARD diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-WP HUMBOLT 11-23, Rblt -36, To X-3276 4-53  
1018 MT. YALE diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-WP OAKLAND 11-23, Rblt -36, Ret -52, To X-3275  
1019 MT. PRINCETON (1st) diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-WP NEVADA 11-23, Rblt -35, To X-3274 6-52  
1020 MT. ANTERO diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-WP SAN FRANCISCO 11-23, Rblt -36, To 803 -?  
1021 MT. TIMPANAGOS (1st) diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-WP PACIFIC 11-23, Rblt -36, To #1303 7-50  
1022 MT. NEBO diner, 78ft (suf) B&S -10 ex-WP CALIFORNIA 11-23, Ret 7-45, To X-3272 -47  
All 8 cars purchased by the D&RG for WP service; steel underframes & wood bodies; all but 1 car rebuilt with new steel bodies 1935-36.
-*2 JAMES PEAK diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-MT. ELBERT 5-35, Rblt -36, *To 1302 7-50  
1302 *3 - diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-JAMES PEAK 7-50, back *To MT. ELBERT 801 4-54  
1303 - diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex- MT. TIMPANOGOS 6-50, To MT. PRINCETON 800 -54  
800 MT. PRINCETON (2nd) diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-1303 -54, Rmod -55, Ret 12-63  
801 MT. ELBERT *4 diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-1302, *back To MT. ELBERT 4-54, Ret 9-61  
802 MT. MASSIVE diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-1016, Rmod -47, To X-3277 9-61  
803 MT. ANTERO diner-lounge, 78ft B&S -10 ex-1020, To X-3278 8-61, To Ogden Union Station  
804 PIKES PEAK diner, 79ft ACF -27 Rmod -34, Rmod -5?, Ret 2-68  
805 CASTLE PEAK diner, 79ft ACF -27 Rmod -34, Rmod -5?, Ret 4-68  
806 TWIN PEAK diner, 79ft ACF -27 Rmod -34, Rmod -5?, Ret 11-63, To X-3338 -64  
- SOPRIS PEAK diner, 79ft ACF -27 Rmod -34, Burned 7-52  
Sleeping cars (non-Pullman owned or operated)
450 ex-DAVID MOFFAT } sleeper-coach, 80ft Pull -10 } Pullman parlor cars CLAIRTON & HARRINGTON,  
451 ex-WINTER PARK } 56 chair-4 section Pull -10 } Rmod -21, To D&SL -39, Rmod -40,  
          To D&RGW 450, 451 -47, one To X-3335 -54  
Observation-Lounge Cars
850 GLENWOOD CANON obs-lounge, 70ft B&S -10 ex-988, nee WP 809, Rblt -26,  
          streamlined 11-39, Rmod -5?, Ret 6-65  
1300* EAGLE CANON (1st) obs-lounge, 70ft B&S -10 ex-985, nee-WP 806, Rblt -26,  
          Rmod -35, -43, -45, To #1300 7-50, Ret -52  
1301* ROYAL GORGE (1st) obs-lounge, 70ft B&S -10 ex-987, nee-WP 808, Rblt -26,  
          Rmod -35, -43, -45, To #1301 7-50, Ret -52,  
*There is some confusion over which car was actually numbered 1301, which was remodeled to X-201 in -53
- RUBY CANON obs-lounge, 70ft B&S -10 ex-989, nee-WP 810, Rblt -26, Ret -52  
- OGDEN CANON obs-lounge, 70ft B&S -10 ex-986, nee-WP 807, Rblt -28,  
          Rmod -34, -43, -45, Ret -52  
851 GRANITE CANON obs-lounge, 70ft (w/3-axle trucks from 740-744) Pull -10 ex-912, Rblt -29, Rmod -43, -45, Ret 8-60  
- SPANISH FORK CANON obs-lounge, 70ft (w/3-axle trucks from 740-744) Pull -10 ex-936, Rblt -29, Rmod -34, -43, -45, Ret 9-53  
Notes on modeling: For the most part, scratch built or stand-ins are the rule here. Most of the cars were rebuilt and/or custom-built and aren't likely to be candidates for mass-market models. There may be options for custom sides, or custom kits, and the RGM&HS is researching several options. In addition, some cars are being researched for possible inclusion in runs of the Exposition Flyer in brass. But for now, the pickings are slim.
Notes on car names: The car names can be confusing when found in consists due to the reuse of names and the fact that Pullman operated cars with some of the same names (for instance, MT. NEBO, MT. ELBERT). For the cars above, indicated as first (except for MT. PRINCETON), the second car was one of the lightweight cars from the 1950 order.
 
 

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