Names of Heavyweight Pullman Cars Assigned/Operating in the SF Overland Limited in the 1930's

(Compiled by John Carroll from various Wayner publications; courtesy of Bob Probst, email dated December 3, 2004)

Car Type Car Name Plan From Assgd. Train
           
12 Sections, Alazon 3410 B Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
1 Drawing Room Ashbourne 3410 A StL-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Aspen 3410 B Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Bretona 3410 B Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Elkhorn 3410 B Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
  Keith 3410 B Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Latrobe 3410 B Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Lombard 3410 B Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
  Orange County 3410 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Orange Heights 3410 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Orange Island 3410 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Orange Port 3410 A StL-Oak Wab Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Placerville 3410 B StL-Oak SP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Rawlins 3410 B Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
           
8 Sections Centaurora 3979 A Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
1 Drawing Room Centridge 3979 A Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
2 Compartments DeLong 3979 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Fawcett Gap 3979 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Letter Gap 3979 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Manassas Gap 3979 A Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
           
14 Sections Overburg 3958 A Chi-LA UP Los Angeles Limited (Built for S. F. Overland Ltd.)
  Overcot 3958 A Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Overdale 3958 A Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Overland 3958 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Overlea 3958 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Overtop 3958 A Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
  Overview 3958 A Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
           
6 Compartments Glen Allen 3523 C Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
3 Drawing Rooms Glen Blair 3523 C Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Glen Gordon 3523 C Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Glen Huron 3523 C Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Glen Major 3523 C Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
  Glen Tay 3523 C Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
           
3 Compartments Crystal Beach 3959 A Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
2 Drawing Rooms Crystal Cave 3959 A Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
Observation Crystal Falls 3959 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Crystal Peak 3959 A Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
7 Cars Crystal River 3959 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
4 - UP; 1 - CNW Crystal Rock 3959 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
2 - SP Crystal Springs 3959 A Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
           
10 Sections Lake Chaplin 3585 G StL-Oak SP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
1 Drawing Room Lake Dorr 3585 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
2 Compartments Lake Frederick 3585 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Lake Kerr 3585 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
  Lake Lowry 3585 A StL-Oak UP Denver Ltd./Pony Express/San Francisco Overland Ltd.
           
16 Sections Tourist 4044 2412 U Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland, 35; Pacific Limited, 37
Tourist Sleeper Tourist 4045 2412 U Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland, 35; Pacific Limited, 37
(pre-Challenger) Tourist 4046 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland, 35; Pacific Limited, 37
  Tourist 4047 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland, 35; Pacific Limited, 37
  Tourist 4048 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4049 2412 U Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland, 35; Pacific Limited, 37
  Tourist 4050 2412 U Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4120 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4123 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4131 2412 U Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4132 2412 U Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4162 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4169 2412 T Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4195 2412 U Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4206 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4208 2412 U Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
  Tourist 4209 2412 U Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited, to 6/37
           
6 Sections Poplar Bluff 4060 Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited (6/37 to 5/42)
6 Double Bedrms Poplar Cliff 4060 Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited (6/37 to 5/42)
6 Cars Poplar Court 4060 Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited (6/37 to 5/42)
  Poplar Cove 4060 Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited (6/37 to 5/42)
  Poplar Crest 4060 Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited (6/37 to 5/42)
  Poplar Dale 4060 Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited (6/37 to 5/42)
           
Dormitory - Club Catalina 3981 C Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
  Meade 3981 C Chi-Oak CNW San Francisco Overland Limited
6 Cars Oakland 3981 C Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited
2 - UP Otero 3981 C Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
2 - CNW Phoenix 3981 B Chi-Oak UP San Francisco Overland Limited
2- SP Rincon 3981 C Chi-Oak SP San Francisco Overland Limited

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