Utah State Railroad Museum Freight Cars

(Mirrored without permission from deleted page originally found at TrainWeb.org/GoldenSpikeRLHS/)

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Air Force Hopper #55175

Air Force Hopper #55175 currently located at the BDO is a pristine example of a pneumatic hopper car. Cars of this type were used for many different commodities as well as railroad construction and the distribution of ballast on roadbeds.

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UNION PACIFIC BOX CAR

A typical box car of the 1940-1960 era. This car is a UP Class B50-21. During regular service, it was used as a grain car. It was last used in maintenance of way service.

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U.S.A.F BOX CARS

These two former Air Force cars are examples of both an older and newer style box car. The main difference is the type of trucks being used. the newer type is the sleeve or friction bearing trucks and the older type is the roller bearing trucks.

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WILSON MEAT REFRIGERATOR CARS 2571 and 2572

These two cars were once owned by the Wilson Meat Company in Ogden, Utah.

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FUEL TANK CAR

One of two tank cars donated to the museum by the military. It represents a more modern tank car using bulkheads.

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TANKER 11278

One of two tankers donated to the museum by the military. It represents an earlier style tank of singular wall construction without bulkheads.

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FLAT CAR #57989

Flat car #57989 currently located at the BDO were once used at both the old Defense Depot (now the BDO) and Hill AFB. It is currently being used to hold the Bamburger Brill shell.

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