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Union Pacific Cerestory-Roof Heavyweight Cars

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This page was last updated on July 26, 2014.

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Sorted By Year Built

Total of 273 (218 clerestory-roof heavyweight cars plus 55 sleepers)

(Includes Sleepers, to show entire clerestory-roof heavyweight fleet)

Year
Built
Car
Number
Type Builder Qty. Years In
Service
Notes
1920 LA&SL 714-718 Diner Pullman 5 1920-1941 Renumbered to LA&SL 4014-4018 in 1921-1922;
remodeled to LA&SL 2400 series and 3600 series in 1941-1942
1920 UP 367, 368 Diner Pullman 2 1920-1941 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1941
1921 UP 369-382 Diner Pullman 14 1921-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1922 UP 402-421 Chair Pullman 20 1922-1961  
1923 UP 383-392 Diner Pullman 10 1923-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1924 UP 1524-1539 Observation Pullman 16 1924-1943  
1925 UP 393-397 Diner Pullman 5 1925-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1925 UP 422-436 Chair Pullman 15 1925-1951 Seven cars to 2780-2786 Coach Sleeper in 1933; remaining cars modernized in 1951 as 500 series streamlined heavyweight
1925 UP 1540-1544 Observation Pullman 5 1925-1968 Remodeled to Club Lounge in 1943; remaining cars to Club Dormitory in 1954-1955; remaining cars retired in 1968
1926 UP 300-304 Diner Pullman 5 1926-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1926 UP 437-441 Chair Pullman 5 1926-1951 Remaining cars modernized in 1951 as 500 series streamlined heavyweight
1926 OSL 707-711 Chair Pullman 5 1926-1950 Modernized to 500 series in 1950
1926 UP 1545-1549 Observation Pullman 5 1926-1959 Remaining cars to Club Dormitory in 1957
1926 LA&SL 4140-4144 Chair Pullman 5 1926-1958 Modernized to 500 series in 1950; remaining car retired in 1958
1926 LA&SL 4403-4407 Observation Pullman 5 1926-1945 To UP 1563-1567 series Observation in 1941-1942; to Business cars in 1944-1945
1927 UP 305-314 Diner Pullman 10 1927-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1927 UP 1522, 1523 Observation Pullman 2 1927-1949 To Lounge
1927 UP 1550-1557 Observation Pullman 8 1927-1943 To Lounge in 1941
1927 UP 2760-2766 Baggage Dormitory AC&F 7 1927-1971 Four cars to 1350 series in 1957; others to Roadway service
1927 UP 2790-2794 Club Dormitory Pullman 5 1942-1956 Purchased from Pullman in 1942
1928 UP 315-324 Diner Pullman 10 1928-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1928 UP 442-456 Chair Pullman 15 1929-1939 Four cars to 4200 series in 1939; remaining cars modernized in 1939 as 500 series streamlined heavyweight
1929 UP 325-329 Diner Pullman 5 1929-1942 Remodeled to 3600 series Diners in 1940-1942
1929 UP 457-481 Chair AC&F 25 1929-1939 Twelve cars to 4200 series in 1939; remaining cars modernized in 1939 as 500 series streamlined heavyweight
1930            
1931 UP 1260-1269 Chair Pullman 10 1931-1948 All ten cars modernized in 1948 as 500 series streamlined heavyweight
      Total 219    
(1933) UP 2780-2786 Coach Sleeper Pullman (7) 1933-1958 Built in 1925; from 400 series Chair in 1933
(1939) UP 4200-4215 Chair Pullman (16) 1939-1948 Modernized in 1948 as 500 series streamlined heavyweight
(1941) UP 3600-3629 Diner Pullman (30) 1941- Seven cars to 4600 series in 1946-1948, 1954
(1941) LA&SL 3630-3634 Diner Pullman (5) 1941-  
(1941) UP 3667-3697 Diner Pullman (31) 1941-1958 Four cars to UP 4600 series in 1946
1948 (no number) Sleeper Pullman 55 1948-1962 Built 1923-1932; sold to UP in 1948, leased back to Pullman; returned to UP in 1959-1962, retired; 27 cars to Roadway Bunk service

Streamlined Heavyweights

From 1948 through 1954, Union Pacific began a program to rebuild at least 107 standard heavyweight cars to match the newer lightweight cars.

(Read more about UP's streamlined heavyweight cars)

Sources

UP diagram folio sheets (updated in 1938, 1941, 1943, 1949, 1962, and 1967)

UP Equipment Record Sheets

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