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Union Pacific Numbered Passenger Cars, Part 3

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Union Pacific steel passenger cars, numbered 1500 through 1798.

Roster Listing

Cafe Observation -- 7 cars
Pullman, 1914 (UP, 1932)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
UP 1500 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1500 (2nd) UP 1515 Dec 1932 Jul 1943 To UP Chair 1000 in 1943
UP 1501 (2nd) UP 1516 Dec 1932 Jul 1943 To UP Chair 1001 in 1943
UP 1502 (2nd) UP 1517 Sep 1932 Jul 1943 To UP Chair 1002 in 1943
UP 1503 (2nd) UP 1518 Sep 1932 Jul 1943 To UP Chair 1003 in 1943
UP 1504 (2nd) UP 1519 Sep 1932 Jul 1943 To UP Chair 1004 in 1943
UP 1505 UP 1520 Oct 1932 Jul 1956 To Roadway Boarding Car 04530 in 1956
UP 1506 UP 1521 Dec 1932 Jul 1943 To UP Chair 1006 in 1943

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built as UP Observation 814-820 in 1914; renumbered to UP Observation 1515-1521 in 1915-1916; remodeled to UP Cafe Observation 1500-1506 in 1932; remodeled to UP Chair 1000-1006 in 1943 (except UP 1505); to various company service cars in 1946-1956.
b. Seating Capacity: 22 seats in cafe compartment, 15 seats in lounge compartment
c. UP Specification 303
d. Floor Plan: D-CB-20025
e. Remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1932 (UP 1503 remodeled at Pocatello)
f. Floor Plan (after 1932 remodeling): BK.3-SK-2931
g. UP diagram sheet P-5-11 (10-27-41) (no revision) (8 cars: UP 1500-1506, OWRR&N 1591)
   

Club Lounge -- 2 cars
Pullman-Standard, 1941 (UP, 1953)
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Date To
1500 Series
Date
Retired
UP 1500 (3rd) Pasadena LA-405 Jul 1941 Jul 1953 Mar 1960
UP 1501 (3rd) Boulder City LA-406 Jul 1941 Jul 1953 Dec 1965

Description:

Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Length, Over End Sills: 78'-11"
Truck Centers: 59'-6".
Truck Style: 4 wheel, clasp brakes (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Jointly owned by UP and C&NW; sold to UP on 1 December 1948.
b. Built as "Chair Car"; remodeled to Club Lounge in 1953
c. Pullman Lot 6635
d. Pullman Plan 7445
e. Pullman Floor Plan 82-B-2-C (as Pasadena and Boulder City)
f. UP Floor Plan (after 1953 remodeling): 237-CB-26015 (as UP 1500 and 1501)
g. UP diagram sheet P-5-24 (5-4-53), Rev. A (2-15-56), Rev. B (3-2-59), Rev C (8-17-60) (1 car: UP 1501)
h. UP Equipment Record: r3-1003 (UP 1500, 1501); r3-1130 (UP 1500-1549)
   

Club Lounge -- 2 cars
Pullman-Standard, 1937 (UP, 1951, 1954)
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1502 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1502 (3rd) UP 5201 Jul 1954 Sep 1965  
UP 1503 (3rd) UP 5209 Jul 1954 Sep 1965  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: (not shown)
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-0"
Truck Style: 4 wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 37 seats
b. Aluminum and steel construction
c. Built as 5200 series Chair car; remodeled to Chair Lounge (same numbers) in 1951; remodeled to 1500 series Club Lounge for "The Pub" service in 1954.
d. UP diagram sheet P-5-25 (4-13-54), Rev. B (6-12-62) (2 cars: UP 1502, 1503)
e. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1500-1549, sheet 2
   

Club -- 1 car
Pullman, 1941
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Name/Number
Date To
UP 1504
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1504 (3rd) Hollywood (LA-703) Jul 1955 May 1965  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 84'-9"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 59'-6"
Truck Style: 9'-0"

General Notes:

a. Jointly owned by UP and C&NW; sold to UP on 1 December 1948.
b. UP diagram sheet P-5-4 (10-27-42), Rev. B (1-5-54) (as Club "Hollywood", LA-703)
c. UP diagram sheet P-5-4 (1-24-55), Rev. B (3-2-59) (as Club 1504)
d. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1500-1549, sheet 3
   

Observation -- 7 cars
Pullman, 1914
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1515 Series
Last ORER/
ORPTE Entry
Notes and Disposition
UP 1515 UP 814   1932 To Cafe Observation 1500 in 1932
UP 1516 (1st) UP 815   1932 To Cafe Observation 1501 in 1932
UP 1517 (1st) UP 816   1932 To Cafe Observation 1502 in 1932
UP 1518 (1st) UP 817   1932 To Cafe Observation 1503 in 1932
UP 1519 (1st) UP 818   1932 To Cafe Observation 1504 in 1932
UP 1520 (1st) UP 819   1932 To Cafe Observation 1505 in 1932
UP 1521 (1st) UP 820   1932 To Cafe Observation 1506 in 1932

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built as UP Observation 814-820 in 1914; renumbered to UP Observation 1515-1521 in 1915-1916; remodeled to UP Cafe Observation 1500-1506 in 1932; remodeled to UP Chair 1000-1006 in 1943; to various company service cars in 1946-1952.
b. Source: Passenger Car Equipment, April 1927 (updated through May 1929) The Streamliner, Volume 1, Number 4, pages 18-19
c. Source: ORER, September 1916.
d. UP diagram sheet P-5-11 (10-27-41) (no revision) (8 cars: UP 1500-1506, OWRR&N 1591)
   

Club Lounge -- 5 cars
Pullman-Standard, 1937 (UP, 1947)
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1516 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1516 (2nd) UP 5205 Feb 1947 Jan 1962 (with blunt end)
UP 1517 (2nd) UP 5206 Feb 1947 Sep 1963 Donated to Pacific Northwest Chapter-NRHS; to Union Railroad of Oregon (Union, Oregon.)
UP 1518 (2nd) UP 5207 Feb 1947 Nov 1964 (with blunt end)
UP 1519 (2nd) UP 5210 Feb 1947 Nov 1964 (with blunt end)
UP 1520 (2nd) UP 5211 Feb 1947 Jan 1962  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-9"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-0"
Truck Style: 4 wheel (9'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. UP 1519 built as Chair 5210; remodeled to 20 seat Chair Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Lounge 1519 in 1947
b. UP diagram sheet P-5-6 (9-1-49), Rev. A (1-5-54), Rev. B (12-20-57), Rev. C (3-2-59), Rev. D (6-12-62) (2 cars: UP 1518, 1519)
   

Lounge -- 1 car
Pullman, 1937 (UP, 1940)
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1521
Notes and Disposition
UP 1521 (2nd) UP 5203 Jul 1946 To Parlor 997 in August 1949

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: (not shown)
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-0"
Truck Style: 4 wheel (8'-6" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built as Coach 5203; remodeled to 20 seat Coach Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Lounge 1521 in 1947; to Parlor (28 seats) 997 in 1949 (used on Portland Seattle service).
b. Remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1940.
c. Floor Plan (after 1940 remodeling): 235-CB-22778
d. UP diagram sheet P-5-5 (10-16-40), Rev. A (2-1-43), Rev. B (12-10-46) (1 car: UP 1521) (Harley: UP Equipment, p. 50)
e. UP diagram sheet P-5-9 (no date) (1 car: UP 1521) (Harley: UP Equipment, p. 51)
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-23 (9-1-49), Rev. A (1-5-54), Rev. B (3-2-59) (1 car: UP 997) (Harley: UP Passenger Equipment, p. 89; UP Streamliners, p. 388)
   

Observation -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1923
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1923 (UP, 1930)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 1522 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943
UP 1523 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 44 seats
b. UP Specification 320
c. Original Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. Remodeled by UP from Observation to Club Lounge at Omaha in 1930
e. Floor Plan (after remodeling): 234-CB-21633
f. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1934
g. UP 1522, 1523 were remodeled by UP at Omaha for "Columbine" service, named "Colorado Club", painted blue with cream panel with silver stripping and the Colorado state seal on a background of the UP shield on both ends of car. UP 1522, 1523, 1525, 1535 were the only cars with special paint scheme in regular service.
h. UP diagram sheet P-5-5 (10-27-41) (3 cars: UP 1522, 1523, 1535) (no revision)
i. Source: Passenger Car Equipment (April 1927, updated through May 1929) (The Streamliner, Volume 1, Number 4, pages 18-19)
   

Club Lounge -- 2 cars
Pullman-Standard, 1937 (UP, 1947)
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1522 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1522 (2nd) UP 5204 Apr 1947 Jan 1962  
UP 1523 (2nd) UP 5208 May 1947 Feb 1961  

Description:

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

General Notes:

a. Built as UP "Chair Car Women" 5204, 5208; remodeled to Club Lounge 1522, 1523 in 1947
   

Observation -- 8 cars
Pullman, 1924
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 8 cars
Pullman, 1924 (UP, 1930)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Lounge Observation -- 8 cars
Pullman, 1924 (UP, 1930, 1936)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Dormitory -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1924 (UP, 1930, 1936, 1937, 1954)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 1524 To (streamlined) Club Dormitory 1530 in 1954
UP 1525 To (streamlined) Club Dormitory 1533 in 1954
UP 1526 Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943
UP 1527 To (streamlined) Club Dormitory 1531 in 1954
UP 1528 Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943
UP 1529 To (streamlined) Club Dormitory 1532 in 1954
UP 1530 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943
UP 1531 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 44 seats
b. UP Specification 320
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. UP 1524, 1525 were remodeled to Club Lounge in 1930
e. Floor Plan (after 1930 remodeling): 234-CB-21633
f. UP 1524, 1526-1531 (7 cars) were remodeled to Club Lounge in 1936 for "Portland Rose" service, named "Portland Club"
g. UP 1525 was remodeled to Club Lounge in 1936 for "Columbine" service, named "Colorado Club", painted blue with cream panel with silver stripping and the Colorado state seal on a background of the UP shield on both ends of car. UP 1522, 1523, 1525, 1535 were the only cars with special paint scheme in regular service.
h. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1934
i. UP 1524, 1525, 1527, 1530 remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1936
j. UP 1526, 1528, 1529, 1531 remodeled by OSL at Pocatello in 1937
k. Floor Plan (after 1936-1937 remodeling): 234-CB-21943
l. No vestibules
m. UP diagram sheet P-5-6 (10-27-41) (no revision)
   

Lounge Observation -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1924
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1924 (Pullman, 1936)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 1532 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943
UP 1533 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 44 seats
b. UP Specification 320
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. To Club Lounge by Pullman at Chicago in 1936
e. Floor Plan (after 1936 Pullman remodeling): 74-B-55
f. Furniture Plan: 235-CB-21999
g. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1936
h. No vestibules
i. UP 1532, 1533 remodeled for general service in 1936. (Some cars were named "Los Angeles Club" and "San Francisco Club"; records unclear as to which ones.)
j. UP diagram sheet P-5-7 (10-27-41) (as Club Lounge) (no revision)
k. UP diagram sheet ????? (as Club Dormitory)
   

Lounge Observation -- 1 car
Pullman, 1924
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 1 car
Pullman, 1924 (UP, 1937)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 1534 (1st) Sold to U. S. Government in March 1943

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 48 seats
b. UP Specification 320
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. Remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1937
e. Floor Plan (1534 after 1937 remodeling): 236-CB-22062
f. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1937
g. No vestibules
h. UP 1534 remodeled for general service in 1936. (Some cars were named "Los Angeles Club" and "San Francisco Club"; records unclear as to which ones.)
i. UP diagram sheet P-5-8 (10-27-41) (no revision) (3 cars: UP 1534, 1537, 1538)

 

Club Dormitory -- 7 cars
Pullman, 1924, 1927 (UP, 1954)
Streamlined Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1530 Series
Notes and Disposition
UP 1530 (2nd) UP 1524 1954 Retired in 1968; sold to a private owner in 1969; donated to Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California, at some time during the 1970s.
UP 1531 (2nd) UP 1527 1954 Retired in 1968; to J. Stodello (San Diego, California.) "Mexicali Rose" in 1969
UP 1532 (2nd) UP 1529 1954 Retired in 1965
UP 1533 (2nd) UP 1525 1954 Scrapped in 1968
UP 1534 (2nd) UP 1550 1955 Scrapped in 1957

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. UP 1530-1533, 1535, 1537, 1538 built in 1924
b. UP 1534, 1536 built in 1927
c. Nine cars (UP 1530-1538) remodeled from Club Lounge to Club Dormitory, and streamlined in 1954-1955
d. UP diagram sheet P-5-8 (5-20-54), Rev. B (3-2-59), Rev. C (7-26-66) (UP 1530-1538)
e. UP diagram sheet P-5-9 (3-1-55), Rev. A (2-15-56) (UP 1534 only)
   

Lounge Observation -- 1 car
Pullman, 1923
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 1 car
Pullman, 1923 (UP, 1930)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Dormitory -- 1 car
Pullman, 1923 (UP, 1930, 1954)
Streamlined Heavyweight

Car
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 1535 To Club Lounge in 1930; streamlined to Club Dormitory in 1954; retired in 1968; to S. Latkin (Denver) "Janice L" in 1970; to Promontory Chapter, NRHS (Salt Lake City) in (?)

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-6"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 44 seats
b. UP Specification 320
c. Original Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. UP 1535 (along with 1522, 1523, and 1525) was remodeled to Club Lounge in 1930 for "Columbine" service, named "Colorado Club", painted blue with cream panel with silver stripping and the Colorado state seal on a background of the UP shield on both ends of car. These four cars were the only cars with special paint scheme in regular service.
e. Floor Plan (after 1930 remodeling): 234-CB-21633
f. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1934
g. UP diagram sheet P-5-5 (10-27-41) (3 cars: UP 1522, 1523, 1535) (no revision)
   

Observation -- 4 cars
Pullman, 1924
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1924 (UP, 1937)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Dormitory -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1924 (UP, 1937, 1955)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1536 Sep 1928 Wrecked on Southern Pacific on July 29, 1928 at Cortena, California; retired by UP and sold to SP, September 1928; repaired by Sacramento General Shops; entered srvice as SP Observation Smoking 2902 on August 10, 1929; retired by SP in November 1956; sold to Pacific Coast Chapter, Railway & Locomotive Historical Society in June 1957; transferred to California State Railroad Museum in June 1978; used occasionally and lettered for Sacramento Southern. (Read more about SP service is in SPH&TS book "Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Volume 5: Lounge, Dome & Parlor Cars," pages 52-56)
UP 1537 Apr 1967 To Club Dormitory in 1954; scrapped in 1968
UP 1538 Aug 1968 To Club Dormitory in 1954; scrapped in 1968
UP 1539 (1st) Jun 1947 To Safety Instruction Car 1539 in 1946; to Safety Instruction Car 03162 in June 1947; to UP Agricultural Improvement Car 200 in November 1947; sold in May 1974 to A. B. Co., Omaha, Nebraska, used as a restaurant in the Old Market area.

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5" (same as ORER)
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 44 seats
b. UP Specification 320
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. To Club Lounge by UP at Omaha in 1937
e. Floor Plan (after 1937 remodeling): 236-CB-22062
f. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1937
g. No vestibules
h. Remodeled for general service in 1937. (Some cars were named "Los Angeles Club" and "San Francisco Club"; records unclear as to which ones.)
i. UP diagram sheet P-5-8 (10-27-41) (no revision) (3 cars: 1534, 1537, 1538)
j. UP diagram sheet ????? (as Club Dormitory)
k. UP diagram sheet P-8-3 (9-1-49) (UP Instruction Car 200; ex UP 1539, 1st) (see Barger pages 153-154)
   

Club Lounge -- 1 car
Pullman, (1923?, 1924?, 1927?) (UP, 1935)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1539
Notes and Disposition
UP 1539 (2nd) UP 1557 1948 To Club Observation in 1942?; scrapped in 1956

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 41 seats, including 16 seats in observation room, 23 seats in smoking room, 2 seats in writing room
b. Equipped with Barber Shop
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20831
d. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1935
e. Remodeled for general service in 1935. (Some cars were named "Los Angeles Club" and "San Francisco Club"; records unclear as to which ones.)
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-13 (10-27-41) (no revision) (1 car: UP 1539)
   

Observation -- 10 cars
Pullman, 1925-1926
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 10 cars
Pullman, 1925-1926 (UP, 1940)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Dormitory -- 6 cars
Pullman, 1925-1926 (UP, 1940, 1942)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Date
Built
Last ORER/
ORPTE Entry
Notes and Disposition
UP 1540 1925 1958 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940
UP 1541 1925 1958 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940
UP 1542 1925 1959 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Dormitory in 1942
UP 1543 1925 1959 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940
UP 1544 1925 1959 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940
UP 1545 1926 1938 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Dormitory in 1942
UP 1546 1926 1938 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Dormitory in 1942
UP 1547 1926 1938 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Dormitory in 1942
UP 1548 1926 1938 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Dormitory in 1942
UP 1549 1926 1938 Remodeled Club Lounge in 1940; remodeled to Club Dormitory in 1942

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 22 seats in lounge compartment, 9 seats in smoking compartment
b. Equipped with Buffet compartment
c. As Club Dormitory, equipped with one Waiter's Room, with two 3-tier bunks; one Steward's Room, with two berths; and one Cook's Room, with two 2-tier bunks.
d. UP Specification 320
e. Floor Plan (after 1940 remodeling): 237-CB-22644
f. Floor Plan (after 1942 remodeling): 237-CB-23273
g. Air conditioning added to UP 1540-1546 by Pullman in 1935
h. Air conditioning added to UP 1547-1549 by Pullman in 1934
i. No vestibules
j. UP diagram sheet P-5-8-A (1-12-43) (no revision) (10 cars, Club Lounge, UP 1540-1549)
k. UP diagram sheet P-5-12 (1-12-43), Rev. B (3-2-59) (6 cars, Club Dormitory, UP 1542, 1545-1549)
l. Source: Passenger Car Equipment (April 1927, updated through May 1929) (The Streamliner, Volume 1, Number 4, pages 18-19)
   

Observation -- 8 cars
Pullman, 1927
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Club Lounge -- 8 cars
Pullman, 1927 (UP, 1941)
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1550 Apr 1927 Nov 1957 (Seidel shows UP 1550 as being remodeled to Club Dormitory (streamlined) 1534 in 1955; equipment record shows UP 1534 as blank after being sold in 1943)
UP 1551 Apr 1927 Mar 1943 Sold to U. S. Government
UP 1552 Apr 1927 Mar 1943 Sold to U. S. Government
UP 1553 Apr 1927 Mar 1943 Sold to U. S. Government
UP 1554 Apr 1927 Mar 1943 Sold to U. S. Government
UP 1555 Apr 1927 Mar 1943 Sold to U. S. Government
UP 1556 Apr 1927 Apr 1956 (Seidel shows UP 1556 as being renumbered to Club Lounge 1536 in 1948; equipment record shows UP 1536 as blank after being wrecked in 1928)
UP 1557 Apr 1927 Apr 1956 (Seidel shows UP 1557 as being renumbered to Club Lounge 1539 in 1948; equipment record shows UP 1539 as blank after being renumbered to 03162 in 1947)

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-11"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-5"
Length: 76'-6" (UP Equipment Record)
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-5"
length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Converted from Observation to Lounge in May 1941 by enclosing observation platform. (UP Equipment Record)
b. Converted from Observation to Club Lounge in 1937 (1550-1552) and 1940 (1553-1557) (Seidel)
c. Seating Capacity (UP 1550, 1555): 45 seats in lounge compartment; 6 seats in enclosed solarium (former observation platform) (diagram sheet)
d. Seating Capacity (UP 1551-1554, 1556, 1557): 42 seats in lounge compartment; 6 seats in enclosed solarium (former observation platform) (diagram sheet)
e. All 8 cars equipped with Buffet compartment and Barber Shop (diagram sheet)
f. UP Specification 320
g. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-20918
h. UP 1550, 1555 remodeled by Pullman at Chicago in 1934 (diagram sheet)
i. Floor Plan (after 1934 Pullman remodeling): 70-B-54
j. UP 1551-1554, 1556, 1557 remodeled by UP at Denver in 1937 (diagram sheet)
k. Floor Plan (after 1937 remodeling): 236-CB-22060
l. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1934 (diagram sheet)
m. Pitsch gas and brine air conditioning retired in in April to June 1937 (UP Equipment Record)
n. No vestibules
o. UP 1551-1554 remodeled for general service in 1937. (Some cars were named "Los Angeles Club" and "San Francisco Club"; records unclear as to which ones.) (Seidel)
p. UP diagram sheet P-5-9-A (10-27-41) (no revision) (2 cars, Club Lounge, UP 1550, 1555)
q. UP diagram sheet P-5-10 (10-27-41), Rev. A (5-12-42) (6 cars, Club Lounge, UP 1551, 1552, 1553, 1554, 1556, 1557)
r. Source: Passenger Car Equipment (April 1927, updated through May 1929) (The Streamliner, Volume 1, Number 4, pages 18-19)
s. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1550-1599
t. Source: Seidel, Union Pacific Passenger Equipment, Wooden to Present Day
   

Observation -- 5 cars
Pullman, 1926
Standard Heavyweight (Clerestory Roof)

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date
1563 Series
Notes and Disposition
LA&SL 1563 LA&SL 4403 1942 To LA&SL Business Car 123 in March 1945
LA&SL 1564 LA&SL 4404 1942 To LA&SL Business Car 124 in April 1945
LA&SL 1565 LA&SL 4405 1942 To LA&SL Business Car 121 in March 1944
LA&SL 1566 LA&SL 4406 1942 To LA&SL Business Car 122 in February 1944
LA&SL 1567 LA&SL 4407 1942 To LA&SL Business Car 120 (1st) in September 1943

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 83'-0"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 82'-5"
Length, Over End Sills: 76'-5"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 57'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 35 seats, including 14 seats in observation room, 2 seats in writing room, 8 seats in each of two smoking rooms, 5 in women's lounge
b. UP Specification 320
c. Equipped with Barber Shop
d. Floor Plan: 4-CB-20918
e. Air conditioning added by Pullman in 1935
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-14 (10-27-41) (no revision) (5 cars: LA&SL 1563-1567)
g. Source: Union Pacific Business Cars, 1870-1991, by Ralph L. Barger (Greenberg, 1992), pages 89-109
   

Club Lounge -- 2 cars
Pullman-Standard, 1937
Lightweight

Car
Number
Previous
Name/Number
Date To
1575 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1575 Sun Valley (1st)
(LA-901)
1953 1961  
UP 1576 Nob Hill
(SF-901)
1953 1960  

Description:

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

General Notes:

a. From Observation "Sun Valley" and "Nob Hill" in 1953
b. UP diagram sheet P-5-18 (1-15-41), Rev. E (12-20-57)
   

Observation -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1913
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1577 Series
Date
Built
Renumbered
To
Date
Renumbered
Notes
OWRR&N 1577 OWRR&N 552 May 1915 Nov 1913 OWRR&N 1590 Nov 1932 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: (not shown)
b. UP Specification (not shown)
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20025
d. Source: ORER, August 1915, OWRR&N entries
e. UP diagram sheet P-5-12 (10-27-41) (no revision) (1 car: OWRR&N 1590, from 1577)
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-11 (10-27-41) (no revision) (8 cars: UP 1500-1506, OWRR&N 1591)

Notes:

1. Built in 1913 as OWRR&N Observation 552; renumbered to OWRR&N Observation 1577 in 1915; renumbered to OWRR&N Cafe Observation 1590 in 1932; converted to OWRR&N Coach Observation 1007 in 1943; to OWRR&N Rules Examiner Car 03159 in 1948; to OWRR&N Rules Examiner Car 205 in 1955; retired in 1970; donated in 1977 to Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie, Washington, still there as of November 2011.
   

Observation -- 1 car
Pullman, 1915
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1577 Series
Date
Built
Renumbered
To
Date
Renumbered
Notes
OWRR&N 1578 OWRR&N 553 Feb 1916 Jan 1915 OWRR&N 1591 (2nd) Nov 1932 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: (not shown)
b. UP Specification (not shown)
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20025
d. Source: ORER, August 1915, OWRR&N entries
e. UP diagram sheet P-5-12 (10-27-41) (no revision) (1 car: OWRR&N 1590, from 1577)
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-11 (10-27-41) (no revision) (8 cars: UP 1500-1506, OWRR&N 1591)

Notes:

1 Built in 1915 as OWRR&N Observation 553; renumbered to OWRR&N Observation 1578 in 1916; renumbered to OWRR&N Cafe Observation 1591 in 1932; renumbered to OWRR&N Coach Observation 1008 in 1943; to Roadway Boarding Car 0632 in 1951; to Roadway Boarding Car 900632 in 1959; retired in 1963
   

Lounge -- 9 cars
Pullman, 1914
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Renumbered
To
Date
Renumbered
UP 1580 UP 1219 UP Lounge 3580 May 1941
UP 1581 UP 1218 UP Lounge 3581 May 1941
UP 1582 UP 1217 UP Lounge 3582 Aug 1940
UP 1583 UP 1216 UP Lounge 3583 Aug 1940
UP 1584 UP 1215 UP Lounge 3584 Sep 1940
UP 1585 UP 1214 UP Lounge 3585 Oct 1940
UP 1586 UP 1213 UP Lounge 3586 Nov 1940
UP 1587 UP 1212 UP Lounge 3587 May 1940
UP 1588 UP 1211 UP Lounge 3588 May 1940

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 78'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 77'-11"
Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 54'-4"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Built as UP Chair Cars 742-750; renumbered to UP Chair Cars 1211-1219 in 1915-1916; converted to Lounge 1580-1588 in 1937; renumbered to Lounge 3580-3588 in 1940-1941.
b. Seating Capacity: 56 seats
c. UP Specification 301
d. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-20050
e. Remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1937, renumbered from UP 1211-1219 to UP 1580-1588
f. Air conditioning (Carrier) added in 1937
g. Floor Plan (after remodeling): 234-CB-22021
h. Renumbered from UP 1580-1588 to UP 3580-3588 in 1940-1941
i. Photo: UP 3587 (ex 1587), in Challenger service. (The Streamliner, Volume 10, Number 1, Winter 1994-1995, page 38)
j. UP diagram sheet P-5-4 (10-27-41) (no revision)
k. UP diagram sheet P-5-16 (10-27-41), Rev. B (12-20-57)
   

Cafe Parlor Observation -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1912
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1589 Series
Notes and Disposition
OWRR&N 1589 OWRR&N 496 1916 To OWRR&N Business Car 184 in December 1922.
OWRR&N 1590 (1st) OWRR&N 497 1916 To OWRR&N Parlor Observation 993 in 1917
OWRR&N 1591 (1st) OWRR&N 498 1916 To OWRR&N Parlor Observation 994 in 1917

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 83'-8"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: (not shown)
Length, Over End Sills: 75'-1"
Truck Centers: 59'-1"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. ORER, August 1915, OWRR&N entries
   

Cafe Observation -- 1 car
Pullman, 1913 (UP, 1932)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1590
Date
Built
Renumbered
To
Date
Renumbered
Notes
OWRR&N 1590 (2nd) OWRR&N 1577 Nov 1932 Nov 1913 OWRR&N 1007 Oct 1943 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 22 seats in cafe compartment, 15 seats in lounge compartment
b. UP Specification (not shown)
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20025
d. Remodeled by OSL at Pocatello in 1932
e. Floor Plan (after 1932 remodeling): BK.3-SK-2931
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-12 (10-27-41) (no revision) (1 car: OWRR&N 1590)

Notes:

1. Built in 1913 as OWRR&N Observation 552; renumbered to OWRR&N Observation 1577 in 1915; renumbered to OWRR&N Cafe Observation 1590 in 1932; converted to OWRR&N Coach Observation 1007 in 1943; to OWRR&N Rules Examiner Car 03159 in 1948; to OWRR&N Rules Examiner Car 205 in 1955; retired in 1970; donated in 1977 to Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie, Washington, still there as of November 2011.
   

Cafe Observation -- 1 car
Pullman, 1915 (UP, 1932)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1591
Date
Built
Renumbered
To
Date
Renumbered
Notes
OWRR&N 1591 (2nd) OWRR&N 1578 Nov 1932 Jan 1915 OWRR&N 1008 Nov 1943 1

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 81'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 81'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-10"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, steel frame (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Seating Capacity: 22 seats in cafe compartment, 15 seats in lounge compartment
b. UP Specification 303
c. Floor Plan: D-CB-20025
d. Remodeled by UP at Omaha in 1932 (UP 1503, OWRR&N 1591 remodeled at Pocatello)
e. Floor Plan (after 1932 remodeling): BK.3-SK-2931
f. UP diagram sheet P-5-11 (10-27-41) (no revision) (8 cars: UP 1500-1506, OWRR&N 1591)

Notes:

1. Built in 1915 as OWRR&N Observation 553; renumbered to OWRR&N Observation 1578 in 1916; renumbered to OWRR&N Cafe Observation 1591 in 1932; renumbered to OWRR&N Coach Observation 1008 in 1943; to Roadway Boarding Car 0632 in 1951; to Roadway Boarding Car 900632 in 1959; retired in 1963
   

Parlor Observation -- 1 car
Pullman, 1912
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1592
Notes and Disposition
OWRR&N 1592 OWRR&N 499 1916 To OWRR&N Business Car 185 in 1923

Description:

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

General Notes:

a. (research continues)
   

Sleeper -- 12 cars
ACF, 1949-1950 (Pullman-Standard, 1965)
Lightweight

(Roster listing of UP 1601-1612 -- "Sun-series" Sleepers)

   

Baggage -- 6 cars
Pullman, 1921 (UP, 1940)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1650 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1650 UP 1726 Nov 1940    
UP 1651 UP 1727 Nov 1940    
UP 1652 UP 1728 Nov 1940   To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1653 UP 1731 Nov 1940   Scrapped in 1968
UP 1654 UP 1732 Nov 1940    
UP 1655 UP 1733 Nov 1940    

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63'-7"
Length, Over End Sills: 60' 2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 6-wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-5406 (before 1940 rebuilding)
b. UP specification 314
c. Converted for magazine shipments in 1940, including reinforcements above wide side doors.
d. UP diagram sheet P-1-1 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (6 cars: 1650-1655), Rev. B (6-12-62) (6 cars: 1650-1655, Rev. D (7-26-66) (1651, 1654 remaining)
e. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 1 (renumbering to 1650 series)
   

Baggage -- 4 cars
Pullman, 1909
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Date To
1700 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1700 UP 1151 Jul 1909 Jul 1915 Oct 1956 6-wheel trucks applied in November 1941
UP 1701 UP 1152 Jul 1909 Dec 1915 Mar 1956  
UP 1702 UP 1153 Jul 1909 Oct 1915 Nov 1961  
UP 1703 UP 1154 Jul 1909 Jan 1916 Apr 1956  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-7"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63' 0"
Length, Over End Sills: 60'-2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 4 wheel (8'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Floor Plan: D-CB-5406
b. UP specification 214
c. Six wheel trucks applied to UP 1700 at Omaha in November 1941. (UP Equipment Record)
d. UP diagram sheet P-1-2 (10-27-41) (4-wheel Baggage) (19 cars: UP 1700-1706, OSL 1857, UP 3003, 3004, 3007, 3010, 3014-3017, 3019, 3020, 3025), Rev A (1-12-43) (17 cars: UP 1701-1706, OSL 1857, UP 3003, 3004, 3007, 3010, 3014-3017, 3019, 3020), Rev. B (12-10-46) (changed to P-1-3) (17 cars: UP 1701-1706, OSL 1857, UP 3003, 3004, 3007, 3010, 3014-3017, 3019, 3020)
e. UP diagram sheet P-1-3 (10-27-41) (6-wheel Baggage), Rev. A (1-12-43), Rev. B (12-10-46) (changed to P-1-2) (31 cars: UP 1700, 1707, 1708, OSL 1856, 1858, 1859, OWRR&N 1936-1946, UP 3001, 3002, 3005, 3006, 3008, 3009, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3018, 3021, 3022, 3024, OSL 3101, 3102)
f. Source: ORER, August 1915
g. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 1 (renumber dates)
h. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 2 (dispositions)
   

Baggage -- 5 cars
Pullman, 1914
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1700 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1704 UP 1167 Sep 1915 Jun 1914 Jun 1958  
UP 1705 UP 1168 Jun 1915 Jun 1914 May 1958  
UP 1706 UP 1169 Aug 1915 Jun 1914 Mar 1957  
UP 1707 UP 1170 Aug 1915 Jun 1914   To Postal Storage (6 wheel trucks?) in April 1943; to 1433 in October 1951
UP 1708 UP 1171 Aug 1915 Jun 1914   To Postal Storage (6 wheel trucks?) in April 1943; to 1434 in October 1951

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63' 0"
Length, Over End Sills: 60'-2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 4 wheel (8'-0" wheelbase)
Truck Style: 6 wheel (no wheelbase shown)

General Notes:

c. The following cars are shown as being equipped in later years with 4 wheel trucks (2 cars): UP 1707, 1708.
d. The following cars are shown as being equipped in later years (after about 1939) with 6 wheel trucks for catalog and magazine service (3 cars): UP 1704, 1705, 1706.
a. Floor Plan: D-CB-5406
b. Pullman Lot 4176
c. Pullman Plan 2389-B
d. UP specification 214
e. Trucks changed from 6 wheel (P-1-3) to 4 wheel (P-1-2) (date not known)
f. UP diagram sheet P-1-2 (10-27-41) (4-wheel Baggage) (19 cars: UP 1700-1706, OSL 1857, UP 3003, 3004, 3007, 3010, 3014-3017, 3019, 3020, 3025), Rev A (1-12-43) (17 cars: UP 1701-1706, OSL 1857, UP 3003, 3004, 3007, 3010, 3014-3017, 3019, 3020), Rev. B (12-10-46) (changed to P-1-3) (17 cars: UP 1701-1706, OSL 1857, UP 3003, 3004, 3007, 3010, 3014-3017, 3019, 3020)
g. UP diagram sheet P-1-3 (10-27-41) (6-wheel Baggage), Rev. A (1-12-43), Rev. B (12-10-46) (changed to P-1-2) (31 cars: >UP 1700, 1707, 1708, OSL 1856, 1858, 1859, OWRR&N 1936-1946, UP 3001, 3002, 3005, 3006, 3008, 3009, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3018, 3021, 3022, 3024, OSL 3101, 3102)
h. Source: ORER, August 1915
i. Source: Barger Harriman Summary
j. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 1 (renumber dates)
k. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 2 (dispositions)
   

Baggage -- 17 cars
Pullman, 1921
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Postal Storage -- 17 cars
Pullman, 1921
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes and Disposition
UP 1709 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1435 in October 1951
UP 1710 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1436 in October 1951
UP 1711 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1437 in October 1951
UP 1712 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1438 in October 1951
UP 1713 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1439 in October 1951
UP 1714 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1440 in October 1951
UP 1715 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1441 in October 1951
UP 1716 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1442 in October 1951
UP 1717 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1443 in October 1951
UP 1718 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1444 in October 1951
UP 1719 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1445 in October 1951
UP 1720 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1446 in October 1951
UP 1721 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1447 in October 1951
UP 1722 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1448 in December 1951
UP 1723 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1449 in October 1951
UP 1724 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1450 in October 1951
UP 1725 Mar 1921 To LA&SL Postal Storage 1451 in October 1951

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63' 0"
Length, Over End Sills: 60'-2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Floor Plan D-CB-5406
b. Pullman Lot 4586 (from Barger)
c. Pullman Plan 2835 (from Barger)
d. UP Specification 314
e. Cars lettered on sides between doors "United States Mail Storage Car".
f. Two 4'-10" doors on each side.
h. UP diagram sheet P-2-7 (10-27-41) (17 cars, 1709-1725)
i. UP diagram sheet P-2-5 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (21 cars: 1707-1725, 1729, 1730)
j. UP diagram sheet P-2-3 (10-27-41), Rev. B (3-2-59) (16 cars: 1435-1449, 1451), Rev. C (12-1-64) (7 cars remaining)
k. Source: Barger Harriman Summary
   

Baggage -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1921
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes and Disposition
UP 1726 Mar 1921 To UP 1650 in November 1940
UP 1727 Mar 1921 To UP 1651 in November 1940
UP 1728 Mar 1921 To UP 1652 in November 1940

Description (as 1650-1655):

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-7"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63'-7"
Length, Over End Sills: 60' 2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 6-wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Floor Plan: D-CB-5406 (before 1940 rebuilding)
b. UP specification 314
c. Converted for magazine shipments in 1940, including reinforcements above wide side doors.
d. UP diagram sheet P-1-1 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (6 cars: 1650-1655), Rev. B (6-12-62) (6 cars: 1650-1655), Rev. D (7-26-66) (1651, 1654 remaining)
e. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 1 (renumbering to 1650 series)
   

Baggage -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1921
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Postal Storage -- 2 cars
Pullman, 1921 (UP, 1943)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes and Disposition
UP 1729 Mar 1921 To UP 1452 in October 1951
UP 1730 (1st) Mar 1921 To UP 1453 in October 1951

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 63'-6"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63' 0"
Length, Over End Sills: 60'-2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-5406
b. UP specification 214
c. Converted from Baggage to Postal Storage in April 1943. (UP Equipment Record)
d. Photo: UP 1729, in olive green paint, lettered for "United States Mail Storage Car", at Council Bluffs (no date), in The Streamliner, Volume 4, Number 2, April 1988, page 38.
e UP diagram sheet P-1-4 (10-27-41) (no revision) (2 cars: Baggage 1729, 1730)
f. UP diagram sheet P-2-5 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (21 cars: Postal Storage 1707-1725, 1729, 1730)
g. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1400-1449, sheet 1 (renumbers)
h. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1400-1449, sheet 2 (renumbers)
i. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 1 (renumbers, conversion to Postal Storage)
j. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 2 (renumbers)
   

Baggage -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1921
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Notes and Disposition
UP 1731 (1st) Mar 1921 To LA&SL Baggage 1653 in November 1940
UP 1732 (1st) Mar 1921 To LA&SL Baggage 1654 in November 1940
UP 1733 (1st) Mar 1921 To LA&SL Baggage 1655 in November 1940

Description (as 1650-1655):

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63'-7"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 63'-0"
Length, Over End Sills: 60' 2"
Length, Inside: 60'-1"
Truck Centers: 44'-2"
Truck Style: 6-wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-5406 (before 1940 rebuilding)
b. UP specification 314
c. Cars stripped and reinforced above side doors and interiors stripped in 1940 for magazine shipments.
d. UP diagram sheet P-1-1 (10-27-41) (no revision) (6 cars, 1650-1655)
e. UP diagram sheet P-1-1 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46), Rev. B (6-12-62), Rev. D (7-26-66) (1651, 1654 remaining)
e. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 1 (renumbering to 1650 series)
   

Baggage -- 1 car
Standard Steel, 1923 (UP, 1965)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1730 Series
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
LA&SL 1730 (2nd) UP 2248 Dec 1965 Aug 1968  
LA&SL 1731 (2nd) UP 2252 1965    
LA&SL 1732 (2nd) UP 2268 1965    

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 71'-11"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 53'-1" (11'-0" wheelbase)
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. Remodeled from OWRR&N 2200 series Postal Baggage in 1965
b. UP diagram sheet P-1-9 (2-3-65), Rev. A (7-26-66)
c. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheet 2 (only 1730)
   

Baggage -- 1 car
Standard Steel, 1923 (UP, 1965)
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1733
Notes and Disposition
LA&SL 1733 (2nd) OWRR&N 2269 1965 From OWRR&N RPO Baggage 2269 in 1965

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 71'-11"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 53'-1" (11'-0" wheelbase)
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. Remodeled from OWRR&N 2200 series Postal Baggage in 1965
b. UP diagram sheet P-1-10 (2-3-65) (no revision)
   

Baggage -- 25 cars
ACF, 1922
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1734 Jul 1922 May 1965  
UP 1735 Jul 1922 Oct 1965  
UP 1736 Jul 1922 Aug 1968 Body on ground at Marysville
UP 1737 Jul 1922 Jan 1963  
UP 1738 Aug 1922 Aug 1965  
UP 1739 Aug 1922 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1740 Aug 1922 Nov 1965  
UP 1741 Aug 1922 Sep 1965  
UP 1742 Aug 1922 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1743 Aug 1922 Oct 1965 Burned at Kansas City on 2 July 1965
UP 1744 Aug 1922 Sep 1965  
UP 1745 Aug 1922 Nov 1963  
UP 1746 Aug 1922 May 1966  
UP 1747 Sep 1922 Jun 1963  
UP 1748 Sep 1922 Aug 1965  
UP 1749 Sep 1922 Aug 1965  
UP 1750 Oct 1922 May 1964  
UP 1751 Oct 1922 Aug 1968 Used as "recreation/dance car" in 1961; remodeled to Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1752 Oct 1922 Aug 1965 Burned at Denver on 9 May 1965
UP 1753 Oct 1922 Jul 1967 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1754 Oct 1922 Feb 1966  
UP 1755 Oct 1922 Aug 1965  
UP 1756 Oct 1922 Aug 1968 Used as "recreation/dance car" in 1961; remodeled to Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1757 Oct 1922 Aug 1968 To Purdy Metals in 1968
UP 1758 Oct 1922 Aug 1968 Used as "recreation/dance car" in 1961; remodeled to Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 71'-11"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 53'-1" (11'-0" wheelbase)
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-20067
b. UP specification 315
c. Common Standard Class 69-B-1
d. One 10'-0" door and one 4'-10" door on each side
e. A total of 7 cars were shown as being "stripped" by October 1941: UP 1748, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754, 1756, 1757
f. Photo: UP 1756, green with Gothic letters and numbers. (UP Modeler Volume 1, page 20)
g. UP diagram sheet P-1-5 (10-27-41) (no revision)
h. UP diagram sheet P-1-4 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46), Rev. C (3-2-59), Rev. D (6-12-62) (55 cars: UP 1734-1758, 1769-1775, 1777, 1778, 1779, OSL 1853, 1854, 1855, OWRR&N 1949, 1950, 1951, LA&SL 4450, 4451, 4469, 4472, 4474, 4475, 4479, 4480, 4481), Rev. E (3-6-64), Rev. F (12-1-64), Rev. G (7-26-66) (20 cars: UP 1736, 1739, 1742, 1751, 1753, 1756, 1757, 1758, 1770, 1773, 1775, 1779, 1780, 1782, OSL 1854, OWRR&N 1951, LA&SL 4450, 4475, 4479, 4481)
i. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1700-1749, sheets 1 and 2
j. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1750-1799, sheets 1 and 2
   

Horse Baggage Automobile -- 10 cars
AC&F, 1924
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1759 Mar 1924   To Postal Storage 1381 in July 1960
UP 1760 Mar 1924 Mar 1964 Wrecked (burned) on 13 December 1963 at Dell, Mont.
UP 1761 Apr 1924 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1969 (number unknown)
UP 1762 Mar 1924   To Postal Storage 1361 in October 1959
UP 1763 Apr 1924 May 1965  
UP 1764 Apr 1924   To Postal Storage 1364 in November 1959
UP 1765 Apr 1924 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1969 (number unknown)
UP 1766 Apr 1924   To Postal Storage 1362 in October 1965
UP 1767 Apr 1924 Dec 1965  
UP 1768 Apr 1924   To Postal Storage 1365 in October 1959

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 77'-1"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-9"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. General Design: D-CB-20764
b. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-20782
c. UP Specification 321
d. Common Standard Class 74-HBA
e. Capacity: 24 horses
f. Large end doors (7'-4" opening) at end opposite handbrake end.
g. LA&SL 1760-1763, 1765-1767 remodeled in 1948 by UP
h. Photo: UP 1760, in two-tone gray paint, at Omaha, in May 1948. (The Streamliner, Volume 4, Number 1, January 1988, page 6)
i. Photo: UP 1762, in two-tone gray paint, with interior views. (The Streamliner, Volume 2, Number 4, October 1986, pages 24-27)
j. UP diagram sheet P-1-20 (10-27-41) (no revision) (1759-1768)
k. UP diagram sheet P-1-31-A (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (3 cars, 1759, 1764, 1768)
l. UP diagram sheet P-1-31 (9-1-49), Rev. B (3-2-59) (3 cars remaining, 1761, 1763, 1765), Rev. C (12-1-64) (4 cars remaining, 1761, 1763, 1765, 1767)
m. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1750-1799, sheets 1 and 2
   

Baggage -- 15 cars
AC&F, 1925
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1769 Jul 1925 Oct 1966  
UP 1770 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 Body on ground at Marysville
UP 1771 Jul 1925 Dec 1965  
UP 1772 Jul 1925 Nov 1965  
UP 1773 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1774 Jul 1925 Oct 1965  
UP 1775 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1776 Jul 1925 Mar 1943 Wrecked on 27 December 1942 on C&NW Ry.
UP 1777 Jul 1925 Apr 1965  
UP 1778 Jul 1925 Feb 1964  
UP 1779 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1780 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1781 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1782 Jul 1925 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1968 (number unknown)
UP 1783 Jul 1925 Oct 1966  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 71' 11"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 53'-1"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Builder Floor Plan: D-CB-20067
b. UP specification 315
c. Common Standard Class 69-B-1
e. One 10'-0" door and one 4'-10" door
f. UP diagram sheet P-1-5 (10-27-41) (no revision)
g. UP diagram sheet P-1-4 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46), Rev. C (3-2-59), Rev. D (6-12-62) (55 cars: UP 1734-1758, 1769-1775, 1777, 1778, 1779, OSL 1853, 1854, 1855, OWRR&N 1949, 1950, 1951, LA&SL 4450, 4451, 4469, 4472, 4474, 4475, 4479, 4480, 4481), Rev. E (3-6-64), Rev. F (12-1-64), Rev. G (7-26-66) (20 cars: UP 1736, 1739, 1742, 1751, 1753, 1756, 1757, 1758, 1770, 1773, 1775, 1779, 1780, 1782, OSL 1854, OWRR&N 1951, LA&SL 4450, 4475, 4479, 4481)
h. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1750-1799, sheets 1 and 2
   

Horse Baggage Automobile -- 5 cars
AC&F, 1926
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1784 Jul 1926 Dec 1966  
UP 1785 Jul 1926 Aug 1968 Body on ground at Marysville; sold and moved off line
UP 1786 Jul 1926 Aug 1968 Body on ground at Marysville; sold and moved off line
UP 1787 Jul 1926   To Postal Storage 1369 in November 1959
UP 1788 Jul 1926   To Postal Storage 1370 in January 1965

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 77'-7"
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 77'-1"
Length, Over End Sills: 74'-2"
Length, Inside: 73'-11"
Truck Centers: 56'-9"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. Common Standard Class 74-HBA-2
b. General Design: D-CB-20764
c. Interior Arrangement: D-CB-20996
d. UP Specification 321
e. Capacity 24 horses
f. When used as baggage or automobile, the feed troughs and "bull bars" were stored in ceiling racks located at the handbrake end.
g. Three 5'-0" doors on each side.
h. One 7'-4" door at non-handbrake end.
i. UP 1786 remodeled in 1936 by UP at Omaha to remove half of the stall partitions, with floor plan D-CB-21983.
j. Source: UP pre-1941 folio diagram sheet (Kratville, Union Pacific Equipment, page 16)
k. UP diagram sheet P-1-21 (10-27-41) (no revision) (9 cars: UP 1784, 1785, 1787-1793) (changed to P-1-32)
l. UP diagram sheet P-1-22 (10-27-41) (no revision) (UP 1786 only) (changed to P-1-33)
m. UP diagram sheet P-1-32 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (9 cars: UP 1784, 1785, 1787-1793) changed from P-1-21) (no change other than diagram number)
n. UP diagram sheet P-1-33 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46) (UP 1786 only) (changed from P-1-22) (no change other than diagram number)
o. UP diagram sheet P-1-6 (10-27-41), Rev. B+ (12-1-64)
p. UP diagram sheet P-1-7 (10-27-41), Rev. B (12-1-64)
q. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1750-1799, sheets 1 and 2
   

Horse Baggage Automobile -- 5 cars
Bethlehem Steel, 1927
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1789 May 1927   To UP Postal Storage 1371 in January 1960
UP 1790 Jun 1927   To UP Postal Storage 1372 in March 1959
UP 1791 Jun 1927   To UP Postal Storage 1373 in April 1959
UP 1792 Jun 1927 Jul 1966 (UP 1374 blank and not used)
UP 1793 Jun 1927 Mar 1965 (UP 1375 blank and not used)

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 77'-1"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-9"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. General Design: D-CB-20764
b. Interior Arrangement: D-CB-20996
c. UP Specification 321
d. Common Standard Class 74-HBA-2
e. Capacity: 24 horses
f. When used as baggage or automobile, troughs and "bull bars" were stored in ceiling racks located at the handbrake end.
g. Three 5'-0" doors on each side.
h. UP diagram sheet P-1-21 (10-27-41) (no revision)
i. UP diagram sheet P-1-32 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46)
j. UP diagram sheet P-1-6 (10-27-41), Rev. B+ (12-1-64)
k. Source: UP Equipment Record, 1750-1799, sheets 1 and 2
   

Horse Baggage Automobile -- 5 cars
Bethlehem Steel, 1929
Arch Roof Heavyweight

Car
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes and Disposition
UP 1794 Jul 1929   To UP Postal Storage 1376 in March 1959
UP 1795 Jul 1929 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1969 (number unknown)
UP 1796 Jul 1929 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1969 (number unknown)
UP 1797 Jul 1929 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1969 (number unknown)
UP 1798 Jul 1929 Aug 1968 To Roadway flat car in 1969 (number unknown)

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces: 77'-1"
Length, Over End Sills:
Length, Inside:
Truck Centers: 56'-9"
Truck Style: 6 wheel (11'-0" wheelbase)

General Notes:

a. General Design: 236-CB-21454
b. Floor Plan: 286-CB-21480
c. Common Standard Class: 74-HBA-3 (74-feet inside length, Horse Baggage Automobile, third series)
d. Maximum Capacity: 24 horses
e. Three 5'-0" doors on each side
f. UP diagram sheet P-1-23 (10-27-41) (no revision)
g. UP diagram sheet P-1-34 (10-27-41), Rev. A (12-10-46)
h. UP diagram sheet P-1-8 (10-27-41), Rev. B (12-1-64) (4 cars remaining, 1795-1798)

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