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Named Streamliner Lightweight Cars

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The following 85 lightweight cars were part of the original Streamliner trainsets on Union Pacific, known as the 1st through 10th Trains.

Of these 85 cars, 19 cars were built in June 1941. (Read more about the Named 1941-Built Streamliner Sleeper Cars)

Cars used in City of San Francisco (COSF) service were jointly owned by UP, SP and C&NW.

Cars used in City of Los Angeles (COLA), City of Portland (COP) and City of Denver (COD) service were jointly owned by UP and C&NW.

Roster Listing

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 2nd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1934
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Abraham Lincoln Oct 1934 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 64'-6" (center of articulation to center of articulation)
Truck Style: two shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 10 Enclosed Sections, 1 Compartment, 1 Double Bedroom
b. Pullman Lot 6428
c. Pullman Plan 4035A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 72-B-83
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 21, 27, 28
f. (A Union Pacific folio diagram sheet for Abraham Lincoln is not known to exist)

Notes:

1. Built in October 1934 as part of fully articulated 2nd Train (City of Portland); entire 2nd Train operated as City of Portland from June 1935 to June 1939; removed from service and stored until August 1941 when the entire train, including Abraham Lincoln, was sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Diner (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Ambassador (1st) LA-602; see Mission Dolores (2nd) SF-606

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Ambassador (1st) LA-602 Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Mission Dolores (2nd) SF-606 Jul 1941 Dec 1948
C&NW 6961 Dec 1948 Mar 1958

 

Diner -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Ambassador (2nd) CP-608 LA-608 Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
LA-608 Ambassador (2nd) Jul 1941 Apr 1947
CP-608 Ambassador (2nd) Apr 1947 Mar 1956
UP 4818 Mar 1956 Dec 1958

General Notes:

a. Diner, 56 seats (same as Biltmore, 2nd)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7447
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-5-J
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 40-45
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-64 (10-27-42) (changed to P-4-6 in 1946)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-6 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46); Rev. B (1-5-54); Rev. C (2-15-56)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1069 (LA-1 to LA-703); r3-0977 (CP-607, 608); r3-1172 (UP 4800-4818)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as LA-608 Ambassador as part of 9th Train (COLA); changed to CP-608 Ambassador in April 1947 (COP); changed to UP 4818 in March 1956 (Ambassador name removed); retired in December 1958; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Angel Island; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Arcadia; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Arroyo Seco
w/ Beverly Hills
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck, and one six-wheel truck shared at articulation

General Notes:

a. 11 double bedrooms (w/ 12 enclosed sections)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4067A
d. Articulated with Beverly Hills (12 enclosed sections) until (??); then articulated with Santa Monica (4 Compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms) until retired in October 1960.
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-66 (10-27-42) (no revision)
f. UP Equipment Record: r3-1215 (named sleepers)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); owned by Pullman; sold to UP on December 31, 1945 and leased back to Pullman for operation; lease ended on December 2, 1960, returned to UP; retired by UP in October 1960; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper Buffet Lounge -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Baldy Mountain Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 85'-4"
Length, Over End Sills: 84'-3"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 4 Bedroom, Observation Buffet 32-seat Lounge (same as Russian Hill)
b. Assigned to City of Los Angeles service; 9th Train (Russian Hill was assigned to City of San Francisco service; 10th Train)
c. Pullman Lot 6636
d. Pullman Plan 4096A
e. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-92
f. Build date (July 1941) taken from date on Pullman photos; UP folio diagram sheet shows date as "1941"; Randall's Streamliner Cars, Volume 1, Pullman-Standard, and The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, both show November 1940, although the photos in the latter source show July 1941.
g. Photos and data in Union Pacific Streamliners, pages 225-227
h. Photos and plans in The official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 86-93
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-8 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as part of the 9th Train (COLA); sold to C&NW on December 31, 1945 and leased back to Pullman for operation; leased ended and returned to C&NW operation on February 17, 1956; retired by C&NW in 1958; sold for scrap to M. S. Kaplan, Chicago.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
First
Name
Second
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Bear Lake
w/ Greeley
San Dominguez (1st)
w/ San Fernando
Seal Rocks (2nd)
w/ Union Square (2nd)
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 56'-6" to centerline of articulation
Truck Style:

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
San Dominguez (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Seal Rocks (2nd) Jul 1941 Jan 1954 (remodeled)
Bear Lake Jan 1954 (remodeled) Jul 1959

General Notes:

a. 4 Compartment, 1 Drawing Room, 4 Bedroom
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4063B, then 4063C in December 1953
d. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-16 (3-16-54); Rev. B (12-20-57)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as San Dominguez (1st) as part of 7th Train (COLA); changed to Seal Rocks (2nd) in July 1941 as part of 10th Train (COSF); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation; remodeled to 4 Compartment, 1 Drawing Room, 4 Bedroom Sleeper and renamed Bear Lake in January 1954 as part of new City of Denver service; lease ended and returned to UP on September 24, 1959; retired by UP in July 1959, sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Beverly Hills
w/ Arroyo Seco
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces:
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers:
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 12 enclosed sections (w/ 11 double bedrooms)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4064A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-89
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 190-191
f. Articulated with Arroyo Seco (11 double bedrooms) until (??); then articulated with San Fernando (13 Roomette, 1 Section Sleeper) until retired in May 1956
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-9 (10-27-42); Rev. B (1-5-54)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); remained in City of Los Angeles service until retired in May 1956.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Big Piney
w/ Snowy Range
Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 69'-6" center of articulation to coupler pulling face
Length, Over End Sills: 67'-6"
Truck Centers: 58'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections (w/ 8 Enclosed Section, 2 Bedroom, 1 Compartment)
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4053
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 112-121
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-41 (10-27-42)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-10 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 6th Train (COD); owned by Pullman; sold to joint UP-C&NW ownership on January 1, 1937, leased to Pullman for operation; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948, lease to Pullman continued; lease ended and returned to UP on January 16, 1953; retired by UP on same day; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Coffee Shop Kitchen (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Biltmore (1st) LA-601; see Presidio (2nd) SF-605

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Biltmore (1st) LA-601 Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Presidio (2nd) SF-605 Jul 1941 Dec 1948
C&NW 6960 Dec 1948 Mar 1958

 

Diner -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Biltmore (2nd) CP-607 LA-607 Jun 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
LA-607 Biltmore (2nd) Jul 1941 Apr 1947
CP-607 Biltmore (2nd) Apr 1947 Mar 1956
UP 4817 Mar 1956 Dec 1958

General Notes:

a. Diner, 56 seats (same as Ambassador, 2nd)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7447
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-5-J
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 40-45
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-64 (10-27-42) (changed to P-4-6 in 1946)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-6 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46); Rev. B (1-5-54); Rev. C (2-15-56)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1069 (LA-1 to LA-703); r3-0977 (CP-607, 608); r3-1172 (UP 4800-4818)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1941 as Biltmore (2nd) LA-607 as part of the revised 7th Train (COLA); renumbered to CP-607 in April 1947 for City of Portland service; to UP ownership when joint UP-C&NW pool ended on December 1, 1948; renumbered to UP 4817 in March 1956 (Biltmore name removed); retired December 1958; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Boulder
w/ Dream Lake
Golden Gate Park Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections (w/ 4 Compartments, 1 Drawing Room, 4 Bedrooms)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4064 (remodeled to 4064B in December 1953)
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-88
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 178-180
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-75 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46) (Golden Gate Park)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-17 (10-27-42); Rev. C (1-5-54)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Golden Gate Park as part of the 8th Train (COSF); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation; remodeled in December 1953 and renamed Boulder in January 1954 for City of Denver service; lease to Pullman ended on September 24, 1959; retired by UP in July 1959; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 3rd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Boulder Canyon Apr 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 62'-8"
Truck Centers: 64'-6" (centerlines of articulation)
Truck Style: Shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 11 Sections (same as Oahu)
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4038B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 73-B-53
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, page 38
f. UP folio diagram sheet: S-16 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44) (changed to P-9-11)
g. UP folio diagram sheet: P-9-11 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44); Rev. B (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in April 1936 as part of the 3rd Train (COLA); later used in City of Portland service, and a separate Seattle-Portland connection; 3rd Train retired on March 13, 1943; Boulder Canyon was stored until added to the expanded 4th Train in February 1946 for expanded City of Denver service until February 1947; stored from February 1947 to October 1950; retired by UP in October 1950; retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Chair -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Boulder City LA-406 Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Chair car, 48 seats
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7445
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-3-C
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 29-33
f. Photos in Union Pacific Streamliners by Ranks and Kratville, pages 233-236
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-3-9 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46) (as Boulder Canyon)
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-24 (5-4-53); Rev. A 2-15-56); Rev. B (3-2-59); Rev. C (8-17-60) (as UP 1501)
i. UP Equipment Record: r3-1069 (LA-1 to LA-703); r3-1003 (UP 1500, 1501); r3-1130 (UP 1500-1549)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as part of the 9th Train (COLA); to UP ownership on December 1, 1948 when UP-C&NW joint ownership ended; remodeled to Club Lounge and renumbered to UP 1501 in December 1953 (Boulder City name removed); retired in December 1965

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Cabrillo; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Cache la Poudre
w/ Squaw Bonnet
Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 69'-6" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 67'-6"
Truck Centers: 58'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections (w/ 8 Enclosed Section, 2 Bedroom, 1 Compartment)
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4053
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 112-121
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-41 (10-27-42)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-10 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 5th Train (COD); owned by Pullman; sold to joint UP-C&NW ownership on January 1, 1937, leased to Pullman for operation; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948, lease to Pullman continued; lease ended and returned to UP on January 16, 1953; retired by UP on same day; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman-owned; wrecked)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Chinatown (1st)
w/ Twin Peaks (1st)
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Section Sleeper (w/ 4 Compartment, 3 Drawing Room)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4064
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-88
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 171-185

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); wrecked on August 12, 1939 at Harney, Nevada; retired.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Chinatown (2nd); see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 3rd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Cinema May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 63'-0"
Truck Centers: 64'-0" (centerlines of articulation)
Truck Style: Shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 11 Open Sections
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4037B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 73-B-53
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, page 36
f. UP folio diagram sheet: S-15 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44) (changed to P-9-12)
g. UP folio diagram sheet: P-9-12 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44); Rev. B (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in April 1936 as part of the 3rd Train (COLA); later used in City of Portland service, and a separate Seattle-Portland connection; 3rd Train retired on March 13, 1943; Cinema was stored until added to the expanded 4th Train in February 1946 for expanded City of Denver service until February 1947; stored from February 1947 to October 1950; retired by UP in October 1950; retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman-owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Civic Center; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Cliff House; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper Lounge Observation (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Colores Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 73'-0" (center of articulation to end of car)
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 1 Compartment, 5 Double Bedrooms, Lounge Observation
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4055
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-F-18
e. Identical to Ogallala for 5th Train
f. Photo and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 126-129
g. Photos and information in Union Pacific Streamliners, by Ranks and Kratville, pages 129, 145-147
h. UP folio diagram sheet S-44 (10-27-42) (changed to P-9-13)
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-13 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
j. UP Equipment Record: r3-1079 (Colores and Ogallala)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 6th Train (COD); sold to UP on January 1, 1937 and leased back to Pullman for operation, car remained in City of Denver service; lease ended on January 16, 1953, returned to UP; retired by UP in March 1953; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Baggage Mail -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 4th Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Observation Lounge (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 4th Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936 (Pullman-Standard, 1938)
Lightweight

Car
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Copper King CP-902 12202 LA-902 "Copper King" May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 77'-7" (center of front articulation to rear coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-10"
Truck Centers: 62'-9"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-0" wheelbase) and one shared 4-wheel (8'-0" wheelbase)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
12202 May 1936 (new) Aug 1938 (remodeled)
LA-902 Copper King Aug 1938 (remodeled) Jul 1941
CP-902 Copper King Jul 1941 Oct 1950

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot No. 6433
b. Pullman Plan 7341C
c. Pullman Floor Plan 74-B-31 (as 12202)
d. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-286 (as Copper King)
e. Plans and photos in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 3, pages 33, 49
f. City of San Francisco, M-10004, to City of Los Angeles, to City of Portland
g. UP diagram sheet P-5-20 (12-1-39); Rev. A (2-1-43); Rev. B (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built as Baggage Mail 12202 in May 1936 as part of the 4th Train (COSF); entire 4th Train changed to City of Los Angeles service, car remodeled to Observation Lounge LA-902 "Copper King" in August 1938; entire 4th Train changed to City of Portland service, car renumbered to CP-902 "Copper King" in July 1941; 4th Train removed from service in early 1948; retired by UP in October 1950; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons (salvage dealer), Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Fully owned by UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1939
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Denargo May 1939 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 4 Roomettes, 3 Compartments, 1 Drawing Room, 3 Bedrooms (same as South Platte)
b. Pullman Lot 6568
c. Pullman Plan 4083
d. Pullman Floor Plan 78-B-9
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 118-123
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-43 (10-27-42) (changed to P-4-14 in 1946)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-14 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Streamliner sleepers built in 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1939 for City of Denver service (5th and 6th Trains); retired by UP in March 1953; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Dream Lake
w/ Boulder
Fishermans Wharf
w/ Golden Gate Park
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 56'-6" to centerline of articulation
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 4 Compartments, 1 Drawing Room, 4 Bedrooms (w/ 12 Open Sections)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c Pullman Plan 4063C, remodeled from 4063B (4 Compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms) in December 1953
d. UP folio diagram sheet S-68 (1-27-42) (Fishermans Wharf)
e. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-16 (3-16-54); Rev. B (12-20-57)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Fishermans Wharf as part of the 8th Train (COSF); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation; in City of San Francisco service until December 1953; remodeled to Dream Lake in December 1953, and assigned to City of Denver service; lease to Pullman ended and car returned to UP; retired by UP in July 1959; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of the fully articulated 2nd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1934
Lightweight

E. H. Harriman; see UP 10300 (Kitchen Diner Lounge)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
E. H. Harriman Oct 1934 May 1935
UP 10300 (Kitchen Diner Lounge) May 1935 Jun 1941

 

Dormitory Club -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; wrecked)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Embarcadero (1st) SF-701 Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 84'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot 6524 (same as Little Nugget, LA-701)
b. Pullman Plan 7398
c. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-19
d. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-807
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 162-165
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-71 (1-6-38); Rev. A (8-12-39); Rev. B (12-1-39) (Embarcadero SF-701 lined through)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-1 (12-1-39)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); wrecked on August 12, 1939 at Harney, Nevada; retired.

 

Club Lounge Dormitory -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Embarcadero (2nd) SF-702 Jun 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: Two 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot 6635
b. Pullman Plan 7450
c. Pullman Floor Plan No. 82-B-8
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 56-62
e. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-3 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1941 as part of the revised 8th Train (COSF); to UP ownership on December 1, 1948 when the UP-C&NW-SP joint ownership ended, remained in COSF service; changed to UP 6107 in March 1956 (Embarcadero name removed); retired by UP in March 1960

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Ferry Building Jun 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Truck Centers: 68'-6"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 10 Roomette, 5 Double Bedroom
b. Pullman Lot 6636
c. Pullman Plan 4072D
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-16
e Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, page 82-85
f. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 2: Sleepers & Baggage Dorms, pages 262-276
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-15 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46) (see Union Pacific Streamliners, page 238)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); sold to SP on December 31, 1945 and leased back to Pullman for operation; renumbered to SP 9200 on November 9, 1949 (Ferry Building name removed); lease ended on May 31, 1966, returned to SP and retired on the same day; sold for scrap.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Figueroa; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Fishermans Wharf
w/ Golden Gate Park
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 56'-6" to centerline of articulation
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 4 compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms (same as Santa Monica and Seal Rocks, 1st) (w/ 12 Open Sections)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4063B (remodeled to 4063C, 4 Compartments, 1 Drawing Room, 4 Bedrooms, in December 1953)
d. Pullman Floor Plan No. 76-B-7
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-68 (10-27-42) (no revision)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation; in City of San Francisco service until December 1953; remodeled to Dream Lake in December 1953, and assigned to City of Denver service; lease to Pullman ended and car returned to UP; retired by UP in July 1959; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Kitchen Coffee Shop (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Fort Mason SF-609
w/ St. Francis Wood, SF-610
Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Kitchen Coffee Shop (w/ 64-Seat Diner)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7448
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-6
e. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 4: Dining Service Cars, pages 270-276
f. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 46-52
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-7 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as Fort Mason SF-609, as part of the 10th Train (COSF); to SP ownership when UP-SP-C&NW Joint Ownership pool ended on December 1, 1948; renumbered to SP 10225 on February 7, 1949 (Fort Mason name removed), car remained in COSF service; retired by SP on April 12, 1962, scrapped during October 1962

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Golden Gate Park
w/ Fishermans Wharf
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections (same as Wilshire, 1st and Union Square, 1st) (w/ 4 compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4064 (remodeled to 4064B in November 1953)
d. Pullman Floor Plan: 75-B-88
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-75 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation, remained in City of San Francisco service; changed to Boulder in December 1953, and assigned to City of Denver; lease to Pullman ended and car returned to UP on September 24, 1959; retired by UP in July 1959.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
First
Name
Second
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Greeley
w/ Bear Lake
Wilshire (1st) Union Square (2nd) Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Wilshire (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Union Square (2nd) Jul 1941 Sep 1953
Greeley Sep 1953 Jul 1959

General Notes:

a. 12 sections (w/ 4 Compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4064 (remodeled to 4064B in December 1953)
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-88
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-75 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46) (as Wilshire and Union Square)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-17 (10-27-42); Rev. C (1-5-54) (as Greeley)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Wilshire (1st) as part of the 7th Train (COLA); changed to Union Square (2nd) in July 1941 as part of the 10th Train (COSF); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation, car remained in City of San Francisco service; changed to Greeley on September 24, 1953 as part of expanded City of Denver service; lease to Pullman ended on September 24, 1959, car returned to UP; retired by UP in July 1959; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Cafe Lounge -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Diner -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941 (Pullman-Standard, 1947)
Lightweight

Hacienda LA-612; see UP 5008 (1st)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
LA-612 Hacienda Jul 1941 (new) Apr 1947 (remodeled)
CP-612 Hacienda Apr 1947 (remodeled) Dec 1948 (UP-owned)
CP-612 Hacienda Dec 1948 (UP-owned) Jun 1949
LA-612 Hacienda Jun 1949 Mar 1956
UP 5008 (1st) Mar 1956 Apr 1959

Built as Cafe Lounge; remodeled as full Diner for City of Portland service in 1947; remodeled as Cafe Lounge for City of Los Angeles service in 1949.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Hawaii May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 64'-11" (center of articulation to center of articulation)
Length, Over End Sills: 63'-1"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: two shared 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 11 Open Sections
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4047B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-5-J
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 30, 36, 41-70
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-15 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-24-44) (changed to P-9-12 in 1946)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-12 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-24-44; Rev. B (12-6-46)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Streamliner sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1936 as part of the fully articulated 4th Train (COSF) until January 1938; the 4th Train operated as the City of Los Angeles from August 1938 to August 1941; then City of Portland from August 1941 to February 1947; then as temporary City of Denver from October 1947 to Spring 1948; entire 4th Train retired by UP in October 1950; sleeper cars retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Club Lounge -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Hollywood LA-703 Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-7"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot 6635
b. Pullman Plan 7451A
c. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-79
d. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-3783 (before 1955 remodel)
e. UP Floor Plan 237-CB-29754 (after 1955 remodel)
f. Remodeled in 1955; exterior changes included the porthole windows being replaced with rectangular windows, new outside swing-hanger trucks, and the Waukesha air conditioning and electrical equipment was replaced by electro-mecahnical air conditioning and a body-hung generator driven by a Spicer drive; interior changes included removal of dormitory section and minor changes to layout of tables and lounge chairs.
g. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 68-75 (as Hollywood)
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-5 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46) (as Club, Hollywood, LA-703)
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-4 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46); Rev. B (1-5-54) (as Club, Hollywood, LA-703)
j. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-4 (1-24-55); Rev. A (2-15-55); Rev. B (3-2-59) (as Club, 1504)
k. UP Equipment Record: r3-0979 (LA-701 and LA-703); r3-1069 (LA-1 to LA-703); r3-1130 (UP 1500-1549)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as part of the 9th Train (COLA); to UP ownership when joint UP-SP-C&NW Joint Ownership pool ended on December 1, 1948; remodeled and renumbered to UP 1504 in July 1955 (Hollywood name removed); retired by UP in May 1965; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Honolulu May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 64'-11" (center of articulation to center of articulation)
Length, Over End Sills: 63'-1"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 11 Open Sections
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4047B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-5-J
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 30, 36, 41-70
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-15 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-24-44) (changed to P-9-12 in 1946)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-12 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-24-44; Rev. B (12-6-46)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Streamliner sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1936 as part of the fully articulated 4th Train (COSF) until January 1938; the 4th Train operated as the City of Los Angeles from August 1938 to August 1941; then City of Portland from August 1941 to February 1947; then as temporary City of Denver from October 1947 to Spring 1948; entire 4th Train retired by UP in October 1950; sleeper cars retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman-owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Hunters Point; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Lakeside; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 4th Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Lanai May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 62'-8"
Truck Centers: 64'-6" (centerlines of articulation)
Truck Style: Shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 7 Double Bedrooms, 2 Compartments (same as Mormon Trail)
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4039D
d. Pullman Floor Plan 73-B-55
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, page 37
f. UP folio diagram sheet: S-16 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44) (changed to P-9-11)
g. UP folio diagram sheet: P-9-11 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44); Rev. B (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1936 as part of the fully articulated 4th Train (COSF) until January 1938; the 4th Train operated as the City of Los Angeles from August 1938 to August 1941; then City of Portland from August 1941 to February 1947; then as temporary City of Denver from October 1947 to Spring 1948; entire 4th Train retired by UP in October 1950; sleeper cars retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Chair (52 seats) (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Las Vegas LA-401
w/ Salt Lake LA-402
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Chair car, 52 seats, with Men's Room and Ladies Lounge (w/ 52 seats, Women's Room and Men's Lounge)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7394 (w/ 7395)
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-15 (w/ 76-B-16)
e. UP Floor Plan 234-ST-801 (w/ 237-ST-803)
f. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 138-144
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-3-4 (12-1-39); Rev. A (2-1-43), Rev B (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); to C&NW ownership on December 1, 1948 when the UP-C&NW joint ownership ended; renumbered to C&NW 3408, remained in COLA service; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COLA service; retired by C&NW on February 21, 1958, changed to work train service.

 

Dormitory Club -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
The Little Nugget LA-701 Dec 1937 Jul 1956 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 84'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: two 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot 6524
b. Pullman Plan 7398A
c. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-92
d. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-806
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 166-170
f. Photos and data in Union Pacific Streamliners, pages 170, 171, 225
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-1 (12-1-39); Rev. A (11-24-42); Rev. B 2-1-43); Rev. C (12-4-46); Rev. D (1-5-54); Rev. E (2-15-56) (as UP 6106)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-0979 (LA-701, LA-703); r3-1069 (LA-1 to LA-703)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Little Nugget LA-701 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); to UP ownership when UP-SP-C&NW Joint Ownership pool ended on December 1, 1948; renumbered to UP 6106 in March 1956, still in COLA service; retired by UP in July 1956; donated to City of Los Angeles, displayed at Travel Town, Griffith Park. (Photo of car being moved by truck in Trains magazine, February 1957, page 21)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Los Feliz; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Club Lounge -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Marina SF-704 Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-7"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 36-seat Club Lounge (Barber Shop)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7451
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-9
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 64-67
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-6 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-1070 (SF-1 to SF-704)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as SF-704 Marina as part of 10th Train (COSF); stored July 1942 to October 1945 because a Club car was not needed during the war; to C&NW ownership when UP-SP-C&NW Joint Ownership pool ended on December 1, 1948; renumbered to C&NW 7903 on December 2, 1948 (Marina name removed), car remained in COSF service; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COSF service; shown in C&NW records as a Club Lounge; retired by C&NW on March 14, 1958.

 

Chair -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Market Street SF-401 Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills:
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Chair car, 54 seats
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7400
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-21
e. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-802
f. SP Plan 1124
g. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 1: Coaches and Chair Cars, pages 414, 415
h. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 146-149
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-3-3 (12-1-39); Rev. A (2-1-43); Rev. B (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); out of service in August 1939 after damage in the wreck at Harney, Nevada, on August 12, 1939; repaired and returned to COSF service in July 1941; to SP ownership on December 1, 1948 when the UP-C&NW-SP joint ownership ended; renumbered to SP 2494, still in COSF service; retired by SP in 1960 after a fire in the air conditioning system.

 

Diner (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; wrecked)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Mission Dolores (1st) SF-602
w/ Presidio (1st) (SF-601)
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills:
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Diner, 72 seats (w/ 32-seat Coffee Shop Kitchen car)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7397

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); wrecked on August 12, 1939 at Harney, Nevada; retired.

 

Diner (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Mission Dolores (2nd) SF-606
w/ Presidio (2nd) SF-605
Ambassador (1st) LA-602 Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck, and one six-wheel truck shared at articulation

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Ambassador (1st) LA-602 Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Mission Dolores (2nd) SF-606 Jul 1941 Dec 1948
C&NW 6961 Dec 1948 Mar 1958

General Notes:

a. Diner, 72-seats (w/ 32-seat Coffee Shop Kitchen car) (original Ambassador, 1st, same as Mission Dolores, 1st, which was wrecked in 1939)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7397
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-18 (remodeled to increase aisle space at coupler end, reducing seating capacity from 72 seats to 68 seats)
e. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-805; remodeled in January 1941 to 237-ST-1972
f. The 1941 remodel included moving the stewards desk and refrigerator to the coupler end, reducing capacity from 68 seats to 64 seats.
g. LA-601 Ambassador and LA-602 Biltmore were identical to SF-601 Presidio and SF-602 Mission Dolores; latter two cars wrecked in August 1939 and Ambassador and Biltmore were renumbered and renamed in 1941 to take their place in COSF service.
i. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 156-160
h. UP folio diagram sheet S-60 (12-1-39); Rev. A (8-12-39); Rev. B (2-21-40); Rev. C (11-22-??); Rev. D (2-1-43)
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-5 (12-1-39); Rev. E (12-6-46)
j. UP Equipment Record: r3-1069 (LA-1 to LA-703); r3-1070 (SF-1 to SF-704)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as LA-602 Ambassador (1st) as part of the 7th Train (COLA); changed to SF-606 Mission Dolores (2nd) in July 1941 as part of the Revised 8th Train (COSF), to replace SF-602 Mission Dolores (1st); to C&NW ownership when joint UP-SP-C&NW Joint Ownership pool ended on December 1, 1948; renumbered to C&NW 6961 on December 2, 1948, car remained in COSF service; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COSF service; retired by C&NW on March 14, 1958.

 

Cafe Lounge -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Diner -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941 (Pullman-Standard, 1947)
Lightweight

Mission Inn LA-611; see UP 5007 (1st)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
LA-611 Mission Inn Jul 1941 (new) Apr 1947 (remodeled)
CP-611 Mission Inn Apr 1947 (remodeled) Dec 1948 (UP-owned)
CP-611 Mission Inn Dec 1948 (UP-owned) June 1949
LA-611 Mission Inn Jun 1949 Mar 1956
UP 5007 (1st) Mar 1956 Apr 1959

Built as Cafe Lounge; remodeled as full Diner for City of Portland service in 1947; remodeled as Cafe Lounge for City of Los Angeles service in 1949.

 

Chair -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Montgomery Street SF-407 Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-7"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 48-seat Chair car (same as Pasadena, LA-405)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7444
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-2
h. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 26-31
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-82 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46) (Union Pacific Streamliners, page 234)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-3-8 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1.

Built in July 1941 as part of the 10th Train (COSF); to C&NW ownership on December 1, 1948 when the UP-C&NW-SP joint ownership ended, remained in COSF service; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COSF service; renumbered to C&NW 6148; retired by C&NW on February 21, 1958; sold to Purdy Co.

Sold in 1962 to Verl Thomson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and used along with three other cars to create the Sioux Chief Traintel, seats removed and car served as motel office; motel remained in business until 1975; cars moved in May 1990. (Read more about the Sioux Chief Traintel, including a link to photos)

Montgomery Street was moved to the San Francisco Bay area and displayed at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum until the museum moved to Niles Canyon in 2007; further disposition unknown (reported in 2009 as having been scrapped; another report has the car being displayed at a museum in Yreka, California; link)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 3rd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Mormon Trail May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 62'-8"
Truck Centers: 64'-6" (centerlines of articulation)
Truck Style: Shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 7 Double Bedrooms, 2 Compartments (same as Lanai)
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4039D
d. Pullman Floor Plan 73-B-55
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, page 37
f. UP folio diagram sheet: S-17 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44) (changed to P-9-18)
g. UP folio diagram sheet: P-9-18 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44); Rev. B (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1936 as part of the 3rd Train (COLA); later used in City of Portland service, and a separate Seattle-Portland connection; 3rd Train retired on March 13, 1943; Boulder Canyon was stored until added to the expanded 4th Train in February 1946 for expanded City of Denver service until February 1947; stored from February 1947 to October 1950; retired by UP in October 1950; retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Observation Lounge -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Nob Hill SF-901 Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: Two 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Observation Buffet Lounge (38 seats), with Barber and Shower (same as Sun Valley, LA-901)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7399
d. Pullman Floor Plan
e. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-1269
f. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 196-201
g. Photos in Union Pacific Streamliners, pages 186-189
h. According to information in Union Pacific Streamliners, page 326, Nob Hill was renamed to Mission Inn in January 1951 due to being in COLA service instead of COSF service, but there was already an existing car named Mission Inn (Cafe Lounge, built in 1941) and UP records show that SF-901, Nob Hill (not Mission Inn), was renumbered to UP 1576 in 1955.
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-19 (12-1-39); Rev. A (2-1-43); Rev. B (12-6-46); Rev. D (xxx); Rev. E (12-20-57)
j. UP Equipment Record: r3-1070 (SF-1 to SF-704); r3-1131 (UP 1550-1576)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); stored from July 1942 to October 1945 because operation of Observation cars was not essential to the war effort; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948 when UP-SP-C&NW joint ownership ended; changed to City of Los Angeles service in March 1950; renumbered to UP 1576 in May 1955; retired by UP in February 1960 after a fire on January 20, 1960 at Denver, Colorado.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

North Beach; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of fully articulated 4th Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Oahu May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 62'-8"
Truck Centers: 64'-6" (centerlines of articulation)
Truck Style: Shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 11 Sections (same as Boulder Canyon)
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4038B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 73-B-54
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, page 38
f. UP folio diagram sheet: S-16 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44) (changed to P-9-11)
g. UP folio diagram sheet: P-9-11 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-29-44); Rev. B (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1936 as part of the fully articulated 4th Train (COSF) until January 1938; the 4th Train operated as the City of Los Angeles from August 1938 to August 1941; then City of Portland from August 1941 to February 1947; then as temporary City of Denver from October 1947 to Spring 1948; entire 4th Train retired by UP in October 1950; sleeper cars retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper Lounge Observation (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Ogallala Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 73'-0" (center of articulation to end of car)
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 1 Compartment, 5 Double Bedrooms, Lounge Observation
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4055
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-F-18
e. Identical to Colores for 6th Train
f. Photo and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 126-129
g. Photos and information in Union Pacific Streamliners, by Ranks and Kratville, pages 129, 145-147
h. UP folio diagram sheet S-44 (10-27-42) (changed to P-9-13)
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-13 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
j. UP Equipment Record: r3-1079 (Colores and Ogallala)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 6th Train (COD); sold to UP on January 1, 1937 and leased back to Pullman for operation, car remained in City of Denver service; lease ended on January 16, 1953, returned to UP; retired by UP in March 1953; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Olvera; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 2 cars (Part of the fully articulated 2nd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1934
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Oregon Trail Oct 1934 1
Overland Trail Oct 1934 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 64'-6" (center of articulation to center of articulation)
Truck Style: two shared 4-wheel trucks

General Notes:

a. 8 Enclosed Sections, 1 Compartment, 1 Double Bedroom
b. Pullman Lot 6428
c. Pullman Plan 4034A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 72-B-83
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 22, 27, 28
f. (Union Pacific folio diagram sheets for Oregon Trail and Overland Trail are not known to exist)

Notes:

1. Built in October 1934 as part of fully articulated 2nd Train (City of Portland); entire 2nd Train operated as City of Portland from June 1935 to June 1939; removed from service and stored until August 1941 when the entire train, including Oregon Trail and Overland Trail, was sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Palos Verdes; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Chair -- 1 car (UP-C&NW joint ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Pasadena LA-405 Aug 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-7"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Chair car, 48 seats (same as Montgomery Street, LA-407)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7444
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-2
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-82 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-3-8 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-1003 (UP 1500-1501); r3-1130 (UP 1500-1549)

Notes:

1. Built in August 1941 as part of the 9th Train (COLA); to UP ownership on December 1, 1948 when UP-C&NW joint ownership ended; remodeled to Club Lounge and renumbered to UP 1500 in December 1953 (Pasadena name removed); retired in March 1960.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Playa Del Reya; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Portsmouth Square Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 12 Duplex Single Room, 5 Double Bedroom (same as Rose Bowl, 1st; later Telegraph Hill, 2nd)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4066A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-91
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 194-195
f. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 2: Sleepers & Baggage-Dorms, pages 255-261
g. UP folio diagram sheet S-xx
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-19 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); to SP ownership on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation, car remained in City of San Francisco service; renumbered to SP 9250 on March 22, 1950 (Portsmouth Square name removed), car remained in COSF service until February 27, 1952, then changed to SP-only Starlight service; repainted to SP two-tone gray on September 15, 1953 and used in San Francisco Overland, West Coast, and Starlight service until lease to Pullman ended on May 25, 1960; retired by SP on May 25, 1960 and changed to SP company service until retired and sold for scrap.

 

Coffee Shop Kitchen (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW owned; wrecked)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Presidio (1st) SF-601
w/ Mission Dolores (1st) SF-602
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 32-seat Coffee Shop Kitchen (w/ 64-seat Diner)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7396
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-17
e. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-804
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-59 (12-1-39)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-4 (12-1-39); Rev. C (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1070 (SF-1 to SF-704)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); wrecked on August 12, 1939 at Harney, Nevada; retired.

 

Coffee Shop Kitchen (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Presidio (2nd) SF-605
w/ Mission Dolores (2nd) SF-606
Biltmore (1st) LA-601
w/ Ambassador (1st) LA-602
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Biltmore (1st) LA-601 Dec 1937 (new) Oct 1941
Presidio (2nd) SF-605 Oct 1941 Dec 1948
C&NW 6960 Dec 1948 Mar 1958

General Notes:

a. 32-seat Coffee Shop Kitchen (w/ 64-seat Diner)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7396
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-17
e. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-804
f. Renumber and change of ownership data from Union Pacific Streamliners, page 362.
g. UP folio diagram sheet S-59 (12-1-39)
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-4 (12-1-39); Rev. C (12-6-46)
i. UP Equipment Record: r3-1070 (SF-1 to SF-704)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Biltmore (1st) LA-601 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); changed to be part of the Revised 8th Train (COSF) in July 1941; renamed and renumbered to Presidio (2nd) SF-605 in October 1941, including change in joint ownership from UP-C&NW to UP-SP-C&NW; to C&NW ownership on December 1, 1948 when the UP-C&NW-SP joint ownership ended; renumbered to C&NW 6960 in 1948; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COSF service; retired by C&NW on March 14, 1958 and scrapped.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Rincon Hill Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Truck Centers: 68'-6"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 10 Roomette, 5 Double Bedroom
b. Pullman Lot 6636
c. Pullman Plan 4072D
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-16
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, page 82-85
f. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 2: Sleepers & Baggage Dorms, pages 262-276
g. UP folio diagram sheet S-91 (10-27-42) (see Union Pacific Streamliners, page 238)

Notes:

1.

Built in July 1941 as part of the 10th Train (COSF); sold to SP on December 31, 1945 and leased back to Pullman for operation; renumbered to SP 9201 on June 6, 1950, Rincon Hill name removed; lease ended on May 31, 1966, returned to SP and retired on the same day; sold to Vern Thomson and moved to his Sioux Chief Traintel in Sious Falls, South Dakota, motel closed in 1975, cars moved in May 1990; Rincon Hill was sold to Friends of 4449 in Portland, Oregon, renamed to "Clackamas River" and currently [2014] out of service. (Read more about the Sioux Chief Traintel, including a link to photos)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Rose Bowl (1st); see Telegraph Hill (2nd)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Rose Bowl (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Telegraph Hill (2nd) Jul 1941 Apr 1950
SP 9251 Apr 1950 Dec 1961

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Rose Bowl (2nd) Telegraph Hill (1st) Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-6" to centerline of articulation
Truck Style:

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Telegraph Hill (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Rose Bowl (2nd) Jul 1941 Dec 1948
C&NW Rose Bowl Dec 1948 May 1960

General Notes:

a. 18 Roomettes
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4068A
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 192-193
e. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-51
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-68 (10-27-42) (no revision)

Notes:

1.

Built in December 1937 as Telegraph Hill (1st) as part of 8th Train (COSF); changed to Rose Bowl (2nd) in July 1941 as part of 9th Train (COLA) (18 Roomettes configuration was exchanged for 12 Duplex Single Rooms, 5 Double Bedroom configuration).

Sold to C&NW on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation, remained in COLA service; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COLA service; repainted by Pullman to C&NW colors in March 1957, car assigned to general Pullman pool; lease ended on March 21, 1959, returned to C&NW; retired by C&NW on May 15, 1960; sold to Hyman-Michaels Company.

Sold in 1962 to Verl Thomson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and used along with three other cars to create the Sioux Chief Traintel; motel remained in business until 1975; cars moved in May 1990. (Read more about the Sioux Chief Traintel, including a link to photos)

Rose Bowl (ex Telegraph Hill) was moved in 1992 to Travel Town in Griffith Park Los Angeles, California. (Travel Town link)

 

Sleeper Buffet Lounge -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Russian Hill Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 85'-4"
Length, Over End Sills: 84'-3"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 4 Bedroom, Observation Buffet 32-seat Lounge (same as Baldy Mountain)
b. Pullman Lot 6636
c. Pullman Plan 4096A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-92
e. Build date (July 1941) taken from date on Pullman photos; UP folio diagram sheet shows date as "1941"; Randall's Streamliner Cars, Volume 1, Pullman-Standard, and The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, both show November 1940, although the photos in the latter source show July 1941.
f. Photos and data in Union Pacific Streamliners, pages 225-227
g. Photos and plans in The official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 86-93
h. UP folio diagram sheet S-xx
i. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-8 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as part of the 9th Train (COLA); sold to C&NW on December 31, 1945 and leased back to Pullman for operation, car remained in City of San Francisco service; changed to Hoover Dam on January 29, 1951 at the written request of Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy; lease to Pullman ended and returned to C&NW operation on March 26, 1956; retired by C&NW in 1958; sold for scrap to M. S. Kaplan, Chicago. (Hoover Dam name information from Classic Trains Forum, June 25, 2006)

 

Chair (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Salt Lake LA-402
(w/ Las Vegas LA-401)
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Chair car, 52 seats, with Women's Room and Men's Lounge (w/ 52 seats, Men's Room and Ladies Lounge)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7395 (w/ 7394)
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-16 (w/ 76-B-15)
e. UP Floor Plan 234-ST-803 (w/ 237-ST-801)
f. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 139-145
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-3-5 (12-1-39); Rev. A (11-24-41); Rev. B (2-1-43); Rev. C (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); to C&NW ownership on December 1, 1948 when UP-C&NW joint ownership ended, remained in COLA service; renumbered to C&NW 3409; C&NW operation of Chicago-Omaha "City" trains ended in October 1955, and car removed from COLA service; retired by C&NW on February 21, 1958, changed to work train service.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

San Dominguez (1st); see Bear Lake

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
San Dominguez (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Seal Rocks (2nd) Jul 1941 Jan 1954 (remodeled)
Bear Lake Jan 1954 (remodeled) Jul 1959

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Name
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
San Dominguez (2nd)
w/ Wilshire (2nd)
Seal Rocks (1st)
w/ Union Square (1st)
Dec 1937 Aug 1949 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-6" to centerline of articulation
Truck Style:

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Seal Rocks (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
San Dominguez (2nd) Jul 1941 Aug 1949

General Notes:

a. 11 Double Bedrooms
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4067A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-7
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-68 (10-27-42) (no revision)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Seal Rocks (1st) as part of 8th Train (COSF); changed to San Dominguez (2nd) in July 1941, as part of 9th Train (COLA); destroyed by fire on July 7, 1949 at Afton, California; retired by UP in August 1949

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
San Fernando
w/ San Dominguez (1st)
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces:
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers:
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 13 Roomette, 1 Section Sleeper
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4073
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-58
f. Articulated with San Dominguez until July 1941, then with Santa Monica (4 Compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms) until (??), then with Beverly Hills (12 enclosed sections) until retired in May 1956
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 186-187
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-21 (10-27-42); Rev. B (1-5-54)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation; lease ended April 21, 1955, returned to UP, retired by UP in May 1956, sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

San Gabriel; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Part of the fully articulated 3rd Train)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Santa Anita May 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 64'-11" (center of articulation to center of articulation)
Length, Over End Sills: 63'-1"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 11 Open Sections
b. Pullman Lot 6434
c. Pullman Plan 4047B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-5-J
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 30, 36, 41-70
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-15 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-24-44) (changed to P-9-12 in 1946)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-12 (10-27-42); Rev. A (2-24-44; Rev. B (12-6-46)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Streamliner sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1936 as part of the fully articulated 3rd Train (COLA); later used in City of Portland service, and a separate Seattle-Portland connection; 3rd Train retired on March 13, 1943; Boulder Canyon was stored until added to the expanded 4th Train in February 1946 for expanded City of Denver service until February 1947; stored from February 1947 to October 1950; retired by UP in October 1950; retired by Pullman on January 16, 1951; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes and Disposition
Santa Monica
w/ Wilshire
Dec 1937  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-6" to centerline of articulation
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 4 Compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4063B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 76-B-7
e. Articulated with Wilshire until (??); then with Arroyo Seco until retired in October 1960
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-68 (10-27-42) (no revision)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Seal Rocks (1st) w/ Union Square (1st); see San Dominguez (2nd)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Seal Rocks (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
San Dominguez (2nd) Jul 1941 Aug 1949

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Seal Rocks (2nd); see Bear Lake

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
San Dominguez (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Seal Rocks (2nd) Jul 1941 Jan 1954 (remodeled)
Bear Lake Jan 1954 (remodeled) Jul 1959

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Silver Dollar
w/ Ogallala
Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 69'-6" center of articulation to coupler pulling face
Length, Over End Sills: 67'-6"
Truck Centers: 58'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections w/ 1 Compartment, 5 Bedrooms, Observation Lounge
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4053
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 112-121
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-41 (10-27-42)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-10 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 5th Train (COD); owned by Pullman; sold to joint UP-C&NW ownership on January 1, 1937, leased to Pullman for operation; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948, lease to Pullman continued; lease ended and returned to UP on January 16, 1953; retired by UP on same day; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Snowy Range
(w/ Big Piney)
Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 69'-6" center of articulation to coupler pulling face
Length, Over End Sills: 67'-6"
Truck Centers: 58'-7"
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck and one shared 4-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 8 Enclosed Sections, 2 Double Bedrooms, 1 Compartment (w/ 12 Open Sections) (same as Squaw Bonnet)
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4054
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 113-122, 124
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-42 (10-27-42) (changed to P-9-22 in 1946)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-22 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Sleepers built 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 6th Train (COD); owned by Pullman; sold to UP-C&NW joint ownership on January 1, 1937, leased to Pullman for operation; to UP ownership when the UP-C&NW joint ownership was ended on December 1, 1948, lease to Pullman continued; lease to Pullman ended and car returned to UP on January 16, 1953; retired by UP in March 1958; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Fully owned by UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1939
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
South Platte May 1939 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. 4 Roomettes, 3 Compartments, 1 Drawing Room, 3 Bedrooms (same as Denargo)
b. Pullman Lot 6568
c. Pullman Plan 4083
d. Pullman Floor Plan 78-B-9
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 118-123
f. UP folio diagram sheet S-43 (10-27-42) (changed to P-4-14 in 1946)
g. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-14 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1075 (Streamliner sleepers built in 1936-1941)

Notes:

1. Built in May 1939 for City of Denver service (5th and 6th Trains); retired by UP in March 1953; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Squaw Bonnet
(w/ Cache La Poudre)
Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 69'-6" center of articulation to coupler pulling face
Length, Over End Sills: 67'-6"
Truck Centers: 58'-7"
Truck Style: One 4-wheel truck and one shared 4-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 8 Enclosed Sections, 2 Double Bedrooms, 1 Compartment (w/ 12 Open Sections) (same as Snowy Range)
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4054
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 113-122, 124
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-42 (10-27-42) (changed to P-9-22 in 1946)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-22 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 6th Train (COD); owned by Pullman; sold to joint UP-C&NW ownership on January 1, 1937, leased to Pullman for operation; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948, lease to Pullman continued; lease ended and returned to UP on January 16, 1953; retired by UP on same day; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Diner (Articulated) -- 1 car (Joint UP-SP-C&NW ownership; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
St. Francis Wood SF-610
w/ Fort Mason, SF-609
Jul 1941 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase) and one shared 6-wheel (11'-10" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Diner, 64 seats (w/ Kitchen Coffee Shop)
b. Pullman Lot 6635
c. Pullman Plan 7449
d. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-7
e. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 4: Dining Service Cars, pages 270-276
f. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, pages 52-55
c. UP folio diagram sheet P-4-8 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in July 1941 as part of the 10th Train (COSF); to SP ownership when UP-SP-C&NW Joint Ownership pool ended on December 1, 1948; renumbered to SP 10226 on February 7, 1949 (St. Francis Wood name removed), car remained in COSF service; retired by SP on April 12, 1962, scrapped during October 1962

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1936
Lightweight

Car
Name
Date
Built
Notes
St. Vrains
w/ Colores
Jun 1936 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 69'-6" center of articulation to coupler pulling face
Length, Over End Sills: 67'-6"
Truck Centers: 58'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections w/ 1 Compartment, 5 Bedrooms, Observation Lounge
b. Pullman Lot 6486
c. Pullman Plan 4053
d. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 112-121
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-41 (10-27-42)
f. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-10 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in June 1936 as part of the 6th Train (COD); owned by Pullman; sold to joint UP-C&NW ownership on January 1, 1937, leased to Pullman for operation; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948, lease to Pullman continued; lease ended and returned to UP on January 16, 1953; retired by UP on same day; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Observation Lounge -- 1 car (Joint UP-C&NW ownership; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Sun Valley LA-901 Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: Two 4-wheel (8'-6" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Observation Buffet Lounge (38 seats), with Barber and Shower (same as Nob Hill, SF-901)
b. Pullman Lot 6524
c. Pullman Plan 7399
d. Pullman Floor Plan
e. UP Floor Plan 237-ST-1269
f. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, pages 196-201
g. Photos in Union Pacific Streamliners, pages 186-189
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-5-19 (12-1-39); Rev. A (2-1-43); Rev. B (12-6-46); Rev. D (xxx); Rev. E (12-20-57)
i. UP Equipment Record: r3-1070 (SF-1 to SF-704); r3-1131 (UP 1550-1576)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 7th Train (COLA); stored from July 1942 to October 1945 because operation of Observation cars was not essential to the war effort; to UP ownership on December 1, 1948 when UP-C&NW joint ownership ended, car remained in City of Los Angeles service; renumbered to UP 1575 in May 1955; retired by UP in July 1961; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Sutro Heights; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to C&NW)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Telegraph Hill (1st); see Rose Bowl (2nd)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Telegraph Hill (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Rose Bowl (2nd) Jul 1941 Dec 1948
C&NW Rose Bowl Dec 1948 May 1960

The former C&NW Rose Bowl (ex Telegraph Hill, 1st) was one of four cars at the Sioux Chief Traintel railroad theme roadside motel at Sioux Falls, South Dakota, from 1962 to 1990.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Telegraph Hill (2nd) Rose Bowl (1st) Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 82'-4"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 4-wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Rose Bowl (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Telegraph Hill (2nd) Jul 1941 Apr 1950
SP 9251 Apr 1950 Dec 1961

General Notes:

a. 12 Duplex Single Rooms, 5 Double Bedrooms (same as Portsmouth Square)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4066A
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-91
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 194-195
f. Photos and plans in Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 2: Sleepers & Baggage-Dorms, pages 255-261
g. UP folio diagram sheet S-xx
h. UP folio diagram sheet P-9-19 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1.

Built in December 1937 as Rose Bowl (1st) as part of the 7th Train (COLA); changed to part of the revised 8th Train (COSF) and renamed to Telegraph Hill (2nd) in July 1941 (12 Duplex Single Rooms, 5 Double Bedroom configuration was exchanged with 18 Roomettes)

To SP ownership on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation, car remained in City of San Francisco service; renumbered to SP 9251 on April 28, 1950 (Telegraph Hill name removed), car remained in COSF service until February 27, 1952, then changed to SP-only Starlight service; repainted to SP two-tone gray on December 14, 1953 and used in San Francisco Overland, West Coast, and Starlight service until lease to Pullman ended on December 4, 1961 (SP 9251 repainted to SP's General Service simulated stainless steel paint scheme in about 1959); retired from revenue service by SP on December 4, 1961 and changed to SP company service until retired and sold for scrap.

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman-owned; wrecked)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes
Twin Peaks (1st)
w/ Chinatown (1st)
Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 72'-0" (center of articulation to coupler pulling face)
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: one 4-wheel truck and one shared 6-wheel truck

General Notes:

a. 4 Compartment, 3 Drawing Room (w/ 12 Open Sections)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4063B
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-88
e. Photos and plans in The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, pages 171-185

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as part of the 8th Train (COSF); wrecked on August 12, 1939 at Harney, Nevada; retired.

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Twin Peaks (2nd); see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Union Square (1st); see Wilshire (2nd)

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Union Square Hill (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Wilshire (2nd) Jul 1941 Aug 1949

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Union Square (2nd); see Greeley

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Wilshire (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Union Square (2nd) Jul 1941 Sep 1953
Greeley Sep 1953 Jul 1959

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Verdugo; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to UP)
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Wilshire (1st); see Greeley

Car History

Car
Number
Date To
Number
Date From
Number
Wilshire (1st) Dec 1937 (new) Jul 1941
Union Square (2nd) Jul 1941 Sep 1953
Greeley Sep 1953 Jul 1959

 

Sleeper (Articulated) -- 1 car
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Name
Previous
Name
Date
Built
Notes
Wilshire (2nd)
w/ San Dominguez (2nd)
Union Square (1st) Dec 1937 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces:
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers:
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 12 Open Sections (w/ 4 Compartments, 3 Drawing Rooms)
b. Pullman Lot 6525
c. Pullman Plan 4064
d. Pullman Floor Plan 75-B-88
e. UP folio diagram sheet S-75 (10-27-42); Rev. A (12-6-46)

Notes:

1. Built in December 1937 as Union Square as part of the 8th Train (COSF); owned by Pullman; changed to Wilshire (2nd) in 1941 as part of the 9th Train (COLA); sold to UP on December 31, 1945, leased to Pullman for operation; destroyed by fire on July 7, 1949 at Afton, California; retired by UP in August 1949

 

Sleeper -- 1 car (Pullman owned; to SP)
Pullman-Standard, 1941
Lightweight

Yerba Buena; see 1941-Built Sleepers (one of 19 identical 4-4-2 sleeper cars delivered in June and July 1941)

Index Listing

Index Listing of Named Streamliner Cars

1941-Built Sleepers

Roster listing of the 19 identical sleepers built in 1941

Sources

C&NW Historical Society, "North Western Line" magazine, October 1980, pages 30-32, "Dispositions of Chicago & North Western Streamlined Passenger Equipment", "Source: Official records of the Chicago & North Western Transportation Company"

Randall, Streamliner Cars, Volume 1, Pullman (1981)

Randall and Anderson, The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 13, Union Pacific 1933-1937 (1993)

Randall and Anderson, The Official Pullman-Standard Library, Volume 14, Union Pacific 1937-1958 (1993)

Ranks and Kratville, Union Pacific Streamliners (1974)

Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society, Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 2: Sleepers & Baggage-Dorms (2005)

Chapter 4, Lightweight Sleeping Car Accommodation Descriptions, 1937-1950, pages 218-227

Chapter 5, Lightweight Sleeping Cars Jointly Owned By Southern Pacific and Connections, pages 228-253

Chapter 6, Pre-war City of San Francisco Sleeping Cars Purchased by Southern Pacific, pages 254-269

Chapter 13, Southern Pacific Lightweight baggage-Dormitory Cars, 1937-1950, pages 526-536

Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society, Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 4: Dining Service Cars (2010)

Chapter 6, Southern Pacific Jointly Owned Articulated Dining Cars, pages 254-279

The Pullman Project, Car Construction Record database

Union Pacific folio diagram books

Union Pacific Equipment Record

Wayner, Car Names, Numbers and Consists (1972)

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