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Union Pacific Wooden Passenger Cars

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Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad

Dining, 70' -- 9 cars
(builder and date unknown)
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4002    
LA&SL 4003    
LA&SL 4004    
LA&SL 4005    
LA&SL 4006    
LA&SL 4007    
LA&SL 4008    
LA&SL 4009    
LA&SL 4010    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. (research continues)
   

Dining, 72' -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1910
Wood

1921 LA&SL
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
1921 Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4011 SPLA&SL 711 Dec 1922 Jun 1910 Nov 1928 to LA&SL Boarding 010450 in December 1929
LA&SL 4012 SPLA&SL 712 Aug 1921 Jun 1910 Nov 1928 to LA&SL Boarding 010451 in December 1929
LA&SL 4013 SPLA&SL 713 Dec 1921 Jun 1910 Nov 1928 to LA&SL Boarding 010452 in December 1929; retired April 1945

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
Truck Style: 6 wheel

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot 3733; Plan 2382 (shared with UP 331-337 and OR&N 509, 510, along with 12 cars for the SP system)
b. Steel underframe ca. 1920.
c. C.S. Specification 211
d. C.S. Class 72-D
e. Pintsch gas lighting, and trainline electrical service; axle lighting installed in June 1910
f. Source: SP Passenger Cars, Volume 4, page 100 (includes photo of UP 337 on page 101)
g. UP Equipment Record: r3-160
   

Coach -- 2 cars
Mason, 1891
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4103    
LA&SL 4104    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills:
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. (research continues)
   

LA&SL 4108-4139, see r3-1036

Coach, 49' -- 10 cars
AC&F, 1901
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4105    
LA&SL 4106    
LA&SL 4107    
LA&SL 4108    
LA&SL 4109    
LA&SL 4110    
LA&SL 4111    
LA&SL 4112    
LA&SL 4113    
LA&SL 4114    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 49'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. (research continues)
   

Coach, 70' -- 4 cars
Pullman, 1902
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4100 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4115 LA&SL 500 Apr 1922 Jun 1902 Sep 1930  
LA&SL 4116 LA&SL 501 Oct 1921 Jun 1902 Jan 1928  
LA&SL 4117 LA&SL 502 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Sep 1930  
LA&SL 4118 LA&SL 503 Apr 1922 Jun 1902 Jan 1928  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 84 seats
b. LA&SL 4115-4139, ex LA&SL 500-526
c. UP Equipment Record: r3-1036
   

Coach, 70' -- 9 cars
AC&F, 1902
Wood

1921 LA&SL
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4100 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4119 LA&SL 504 Aug 1921 Jun 1902 Jan 1928  
LA&SL 4120 LA&SL 505 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Apr 1927 to LA&SL Baggage Passenger 4857; retired September 1934
LA&SL 4121 LA&SL 506 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Aug 1929  
LA&SL 4122 LA&SL 507 Sep 1921 Jun 1902 Sep 1930  
LA&SL 4123 LA&SL 508 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Sep 1930  
LA&SL 4124 LA&SL 510 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Aug 1929  
LA&SL 4125 LA&SL 511 Feb 1922 Jun 1902 Oct 1928  
LA&SL 4126 LA&SL 512 Sep 1921 Jun 1902 Sep 1930  
LA&SL 4127 LA&SL 513 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Oct 1928  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 84 seats
b. LA&SL 4115-4139, ex LA&SL 500-526, see r3-1036
   

Coach, 60' -- 9 cars
St. Louis Car, 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4218 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4128 LA&SL 514 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Dec 1926 to LA&SL Officer car 145; retired October 1939
  LA&SL 515   Jun 1905    
LA&SL 4129 LA&SL 516 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4130 LA&SL 517 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Jan 1928  
LA&SL 4131 LA&SL 518 Feb 1922 Jun 1905 Oct 1928  
LA&SL 4132 LA&SL 519 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4133 LA&SL 520 Nov 1921 Jun 1905 Jan 1928  
LA&SL 4134 LA&SL 521 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Oct 1928  
LA&SL 4135 LA&SL 522 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Oct 1928  
LA&SL 4136 LA&SL 523 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Oct 1928  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 59'-11"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 70 seats
b. LA&SL 4128, 4129, and 4132 received all-steel underfames
c. UP Equipment Record: r3-1036; r3-959
   

Coach, 60' -- 25 cars
(builder, see list below)
Wood

1921 LA&SL
Number
Builder and Date Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4137 Pullman, 1909    
LA&SL 4138 Pullman, 1909    
LA&SL 4139 Pullman, 1909    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 60'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 68 seats
b. LA&SL 4115-4139, ex LA&SL 500-526, see r3-1036
   

Chair, 60' -- 11 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1904
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4312 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4312 SPLA&SL 307 Aug 1921 Jun 1904 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4313 SPLA&SL 308 Dec 1921 Jun 1904 Oct 1933  
LA&SL 4314 SPLA&SL 309 Jan 1922 Jun 1904 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4315 SPLA&SL 310 Dec 1921 Jun 1904 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4316 SPLA&SL 311 Dec 1921 Jun 1904 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4317 SPLA&SL 312 Dec 1921 Jun 1904 Oct 1928  
LA&SL 4318 SPLA&SL 313 Dec 1921 Jun 1904 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4319 SPLA&SL 314 Feb 1922 Jun 1904 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4320 SPLA&SL 315 Nov 1921 Jun 1904 Sep 1934  
LA&SL 4321 SPLA&SL 316 Jan 1922 Jun 1904 Sep 1934 1
LA&SL 4322 SPLA&SL 317 Dec 1921 Jun 1904 Sep 1934  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 60'-0"
Truck Style:

I have LA&SL 4321

General Notes:

a. 60 seats
b. LA&SL 4312, 4314-4316, 4318-4322 received all-steel underfames
c. UP Equipment Record: r3-1037

Notes:

1. LA&SL 4321; built as a 60-foot 60-seat wood chair car with steel underframe built by St. Louis Car Co. in December 1909 at a cost of $11,496.99. It was originally numbered LA&SL 316 and was renumbered to LA&SL 4321 during January 1922 (1922 was when all LA&SL cars were renumbered into the UP System after UP gained full control of the LA&SL). It was retired during September 1934 and assigned to Maintenance of Way service as a boarding-kitchen-diner with number 04482 during August 1936. It was retired from MoW service in 1963.Converted to a storage building at Baker, Nevada, and being restored as on September 2008. (Jeff Cauthen, email dated September 2008, in answer to an enquiry from Roger Waguespack)
   

Chair -- 10 cars
(builder unknown), 1907
Wood

1921 LA&SL
Number
Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4323    
LA&SL 4324    
LA&SL 4325    
LA&SL 4326    
LA&SL 4327    
LA&SL 4328    
LA&SL 4329    
LA&SL 4330    
LA&SL 4331    
LA&SL 4332    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills:
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 57 seats

 

Observation Smoking, 72' -- 3 cars
Pullman, 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Built
Date
Retired
LA&SL 4400 SPLA&SL 600 Dec 1905 1925
LA&SL 4401 SPLA&SL 601 Dec 1905 1925
LA&SL 4402 SPLA&SL 602 Dec 1905 1925

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 72'-6"
Truck Style: 6 wheel, wood frame

General Notes:

a. Pullman Lot 3263; Plan 2115
b. Lettered for "Los Angeles Limited" service; delivered at same time as two identical cars for C&NW and five identical cars for Union Pacific
c. LA&SL 4400-4402 were built in 1905 as SPLA&SL 600-602; renumbered to LA&SL 4400-4402 in 1921.
d. LA&SL 4400-4402 are shown in the November 1925 ORER, but not in the January 1926 ORER; the three cars are also not shown in the UP Equipment Record, which shows January 1, 1926 as it begin date.

 

Baggage, 60' -- 6 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4454 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4454 SPLA&SL 153 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Oct 1928  
LA&SL 4455 SPLA&SL 154 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Sep 1934  
LA&SL 4456 SPLA&SL 155 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Dec 1933  
  SPLA&SL 156   Jun 1905   gone by 1921
LA&SL 4457 SPLA&SL 157 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Dec 1933  
LA&SL 4458 SPLA&SL 159 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 May 1937 to LA&SL Boarding 10251
LA&SL 4459 SPLA&SL 161 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Dec 1933  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. UP Equipment Record: r3-1039
   

Baggage, 60' -- 3 cars
(builder unknown), 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4460    
LA&SL 4461    
LA&SL 4462    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 60'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. (research continues)
   

Baggage, 60' -- 10 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1924
Number
First
Number
Date To
4556 Series
Second
Number
Date To
4463 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4463 SPLA&SL 158 Dec 1921 LA&SL 4556 May 1924 Jun 1905 Sep 1934 1
LA&SL 4464 SPLA&SL 160 Jan 1922 LA&SL 4557 May 1924 Jun 1905 May 1937 2
LA&SL 4465 SPLA&SL 162 Jan 1922 LA&SL 4558 May 1924 Jun 1905 Dec 1933 3

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. LA&SL 158, 160, 162 built as Dynamo Baggage; renumbered to LA&SL 4556-4558 in 1921-1922; dynamos removed and cars renumbered to LA&SL 4463-4465 in 1924
b. UP Equipment Record: r3-1039

Notes:

1. LA&SL 4463 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Baggage Dynamo 158; to LA&SL Baggage Dynamo 4556 in December 1921; to LA&SL Baggage 4463 in May 1924; retired in September 1934
2. LA&SL 4464 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Baggage Dynamo 160; to LA&SL Baggage Dynamo 4557 in January 1922; to LA&SL Baggage 4464 in May 1924; retired in May 1937; to LA&SL Boarding 10250
3. LA&SL 4465 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Baggage Dynamo 162; to LA&SL Baggage Dynamo 4558 in January 1922; to LA&SL Baggage 4465 in May 1924; retired in December 1933
   

Baggage, 60' -- 3 cars
(builder unknown), 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Notes
LA&SL 4466    
LA&SL 4467    
LA&SL 4468    

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 60'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. (research continues)
   

Baggage, 60' -- 3 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1927
Number
First
Number
Date To
4751 Series
Second
Number
Date To
4476 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4476 SPLA&SL 80 Aug 1921 LA&SL 4751 May 1927 Jun 1905 Jun 1936 1
LA&SL 4477 SPLA&SL 81 Jan 1922 LA&SL 4752 May 1927 Jun 1905 Dec 1933 2
LA&SL 4478 SPLA&SL 84 Oct 1921 LA&SL 4753 May 1927 Jun 1905 Nov 1929 3

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. UP Equipment Record: r3-1039; r3-1042; r3-1043
b. See also: ORER, Dec 1922

Notes:

1. LA&SL Postal 4476 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 80; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage & Mail 4751 in 1921; to LA&SL Baggage 4476 in 1927; retired in June 1936
2. LA&SL Postal 4477 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 81; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage & Mail 4752 in 1922; to LA&SL Baggage 4477 in 1927; retired in June 1933
3. LA&SL Postal 4478 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 84; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage & Mail 4753 in 1921; to LA&SL Baggage 4478 in 1927; retired in June 1929
   

Baggage Dynamo, 60' -- 3 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4556 Series
Date
Built
Notes
LA&SL 4556 SPLA&SL 158 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 to LA&SL Baggage 4463 in May 1924; retired in September 1934
LA&SL 4557 SPLA&SL 160 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 to LA&SL Baggage 4464 in May 1924; retired in May 1937; to LA&SL Boarding 10250
LA&SL 4558 SPLA&SL 162 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 to LA&SL Baggage 4465 in May 1924; retired in December 1933

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. LA&SL 158, 160, 162 built as Baggage Dynamo; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage Dynamo 4556-4558 in 1921-1922; dynamos removed and cars renumbered to LA&SL Baggage 4463-4465 in 1924
b. UP Equipment Record: r3-1039
   

Baggage Dynamo, 60' -- 1 car
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1921
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Date To
4562
Date
Built
Notes
LA&SL 4562 SPLA&SL 85 SPLA&SL 169   Jun 1905  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. LA&SL 4562 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 85; dynamo added and renumbered to SPLA&SL 169 in about 1910 (numbered after SPLA&SL Baggage Dynamo 166-168, built by Pullman in 1910); renumbered to (LA&SL 4562) in 1921-1922; retired before 1921, not included in LA&SL listing after UP control in 1921.
b. Retired before 1921; not shown in ORER for December 1922, which included the LA&SL cars
c. Retired before 1926; not shown in LA&SL equipment record book, r3-1040; r3-1113
   

Postal, 60' -- 4 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Renumbered
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4650 SPLA&SL 82 Dec 1921 Jun 1905 Sep 1934 1
LA&SL 4651 SPLA&SL 83 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Feb 1927 2
LA&SL 4652 SPLA&SL 86 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Dec 1933 3
LA&SL 4653 SPLA&SL 87 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 Dec 1933 4

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. UP Equipment Record: r3-1039; r3-1042; r3-1043

Notes:

1. LA&SL Postal 4650 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 82; renumbered to LA&SL Postal 4650 in 1921; mail fixtures removed in 1932; retired in September1934
2. LA&SL Postal 4651 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 83; renumbered to LA&SL Postal 4651 in 1921; retired in 1927; sold to Benmar Brothers
3. LA&SL Postal 4652 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 86; renumbered to LA&SL Postal 4652 in 1922; mail fixtures removed in 1932; retired in December 1933
4. LA&SL Postal 4653 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 87; renumbered to LA&SL Postal 4653 in 1922; mail fixtures removed in 1932; retired in December 1933
   

Mail & Baggage, 60' -- 3 cars
St. Louis Car Co., 1905
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Renumbered
Date
Built
1927
Number
Date To
4476 Series
Notes
LA&SL 4751 SPLA&SL 80 Aug 1921 Jun 1905 LA&SL 4476 May 1927 1
LA&SL 4752 SPLA&SL 81 Jan 1922 Jun 1905 LA&SL 4477 May 1927 2
LA&SL 4753 SPLA&SL 84 Oct 1921 Jun 1905 LA&SL 4478 May 1927 3

Description:

Length, Over Buffers: 60'-7"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. UP Equipment Record: r3-1039; r3-1042; r3-1043
b. See also: ORER, Dec 1922

Notes:

1. LA&SL Postal 4751 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 80; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage & Mail 4751 in 1921; to LA&SL Baggage 4476 in 1927; retired in June 1936
2. LA&SL Postal 4752 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 81; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage & Mail 4752 in 1922; to LA&SL Baggage 4477 in 1927; retired in June 1933
3. LA&SL Postal 4753 was built in 1905 as SPLA&SL Mail 84; renumbered to LA&SL Baggage & Mail 4753 in 1921; to LA&SL Baggage 4478 in 1927; retired in June 1929
   

Baggage Passenger, 50' -- 7 cars
Wason Manufacturing Co., 1901
Wood

1921
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Renumbered
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4851 LA&SL 8 Sep 1921 Dec 1901 Oct 1925  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 50'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 32 seats
b. See also: UP's equipment record, sheet r3-1115
   

Baggage Passenger, 70' -- 4 cars
Pullman, 1902
Wood

1921 LA&SL
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4853 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4853 LA&SL 200 Dec 1921 Jun 1902 Dec 1930  
LA&SL 4854 LA&SL 201 Feb 1922 Jun 1902 Dec 1930  
LA&SL 4855 LA&SL 202 Aug 1921 Jun 1902 Dec 1930  
LA&SL 4856 LA&SL 204 Nov 1921 Jun 1904 Dec 1930  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 39 seats
b. UP's equipment record, sheet r3-1115
   

Baggage Passenger, 70' -- 1 car
AC&F, 1902
Wood

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date To
4851 Series
Date
Built
Date
Retired
Notes
LA&SL 4857 LA&SL 4120 Apr 1927 Jun 1902 Sep 1934  

Description:

Length, Over End Sills: 70'-0"
Truck Style:

General Notes:

a. 39 seats
b. UP's equipment record, sheet r3-1115

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