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San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad

Steel Passenger Cars, Before 1921

This page was last updated on February 17, 2016.

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Roster Listing

(San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad was renamed to Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad in 1916; Union Pacific took full control in 1921.)

(See separate roster listings of SPLA&SL 1 through 87, wooden passenger cars)

 

Postal Storage -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1910
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
1921
Number
Date
Renumbered
SPLA&SL 88 Jun 1910 LA&SL 4654 Jan 1922
SPLA&SL 89 Jun 1910 LA&SL 4655 Jan 1922

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-4" (or 63'-7") (specific cars not shown on diagram)
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: (not shown)
Length, Over End Sills: 60'-2"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (wheelbase not shown)

General Notes:

a. Built as SPLA&SL 88, 89; to LA&SL 4654, 4655 in 1922; to LA&SL 4554, 4555 in 1946; to LA&SL 1485, 1486 in 1951.
b. Shown in ORER, December 1922, as "Mail" cars.
c. UP diagram sheet P-2-8 (10/27/1941) (33 cars: UP 2010-2014, 2030-2035, 2037-2046, 2048-2055, OSL 2116, OWRR&N 2151, 2152, 2154), Rev. A (1/12/1943) (35 cars, LA&SL 4654, 4655 added), Rev. B (12/10/1946) (changed to P-2-6) (35 cars, same numbers as Rev A for P-2-8)
d. Source: UP Equipment Record, sheet for LA&SL 4650-4699

(See separate roster listings of SPLA&SL 100 through 162, wooden passenger cars)

 

Baggage Dyanmo -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1910
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
1921
Number
Date
Renumbered
SPLA&SL 166 1910 LA&SL 4559 Dec 1921
SPLA&SL 167 1910 LA&SL 4560 Dec 1921
SPLA&SL 168 1910 LA&SL 4561 Aug 1921

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-7"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 60'-2"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 4 wheel (8'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built in 1910 as SPLA&SL 166-168; to LA&SL 4559-4561 in 1921; to LA&SL 4466-4468 in 1924
b. Delivered with dynamos
c. UP Specification 214
d. UP diagram sheet P-1-2-A (10/27/1941) (no revision)
d. UP diagram sheet P-1-13 (10/27/1941), Rev. A (12/10/1946), Rev. C (6/12/1962) (only 4466 remaining)
   

Postal Baggage Coach -- 1 car
Pullman, 1913
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
1921
Number
Date
Renumbered
SPLA&SL 205 1913 LA&SL 4800 Sep 1921

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 75'-1"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 74'-8"
Length, Over End Sills: 69'-10"
Truck Centers: 53'-6"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built as LA&SL 205; renumbered to LA&SL 4800 in 1921; renumbered to LA&SL 2800 in 1948.
b. Postal Compartment: 14'-10" length
c. Coach Compartment: 15'-0" length
d. Baggage Compartment: 38'-9" length
e. Coach Seating Capacity: 18 seats
f. UP diagram sheet P-2-11-A (3/9/1943) (no revision) (1 car: LA&SL 4800)
   

Postal Baggage Coach -- 1 car
Pullman, 1913
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
1921
Number
Date
Renumbered
SPLA&SL 206 1913 LA&SL 4801 Feb 1922

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 75'-5"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 74'-9"
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 54'-4"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built as SPLA&SL 206; renumbered to LA&SL 4801 in1922; renumbered to LA&SL 2801 in 1948.
b. Postal Compartment: 15 feet length
c. Coach Compartment Seating Capacity: 18 seats
d. UP diagram sheet P-2-11-B (3/9/1943) (no revision) (1 car: LA&SL 4801)
   

Diner -- 5 cars
Pullman, 1920
Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes and Disposition
LA&SL 4014 Nov 1920 To LA&SL 2430 in July 1940; to LA&SL 3630 in December 1942
LA&SL 4015 Nov 1920 To LA&SL 3631 in February 1942
LA&SL 4016 Nov 1920 To LA&SL 2432 in September 1940; to LA&SL 3632 in December 1942
LA&SL 4017 Nov 1920 To LA&SL 2433 in July 1940; to LA&SL 3633 in December 1942
LA&SL 4018 Nov 1920 To LA&SL 3634 in April 1941

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 83'-0"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 82'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 79'-7"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 58'-1"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame, roller bearings (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 36 seats: 24 seats at 6 tables (left side), plus 12 seats at 6 tables (right side)
b. Floor Plan: D-CB-20525
c. Air conditioning (Carrier) added in 1936
d. Remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1936
e. UP Specification 319
f. UP diagram sheet P-4-7 (10/27/1941) (no revision) (5 cars: LA&SL 3631, LA&SL 3634, UP 3668, UP 3669, UP 3671), Rev. A (1/12/1943) (10 cars: LA&SL 3630-3634, UP 3668, 3669, 3671, 3673, 3675)
g. UP diagram sheet P-4-13 (10/27/1941) (no revision) (5 cars: LA&SL 3630, 3632, 3633, UP 3673, UP 3675)
h. UP diagram sheet P-4-16 (10/27/1941), Rev. A (????), Rev. B (12/10/1946) (13 cars: LA&SL 3630-3534, UP 3668-3675)

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