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UP 900000 Roadway Series, Miscellaneous

Index For This Page

This file was last updated on August 10, 2014.

(This is a work in progress; research continues.)

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Union Pacific has had a large fleet of Roadway cars throughout its entire history, with its Roadway fleet usually consisting of older cars that have outlived their usefulness in revenue service.

Express Box Cars

The 912000-912076 number series was assigned to UP's BE-50-25 Express Box Cars.

The 912077-912106 number series was assigned to UP's BE-50-31 Express Box cars.

The 915500-915585 number series was assigned to UP's BE-70-1 Express Box Cars.

(Read more about UP's Express Box Cars)

Fuel Storage

Read more about former GTE tenders in Fuel and Water storage service

Roadway Fuel Storage -- 2 cars
(builder and year built unknown)

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Converted
Notes
UP 903152 18-C-1 Oct 1962 Assigned Salt Lake City gas turbine fuel storage, March 22, 1962; retired in March 1971 and moved to Kansas City for disposition
UP 910650 18-C-702 Oct 1962 Assigned to Nampa fuel storage, March 22, 1962

Description:

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

General Notes:

a. (see also: Steam Tender Data)
   

Roadway Fuel Storage -- 1 car
(builder and year built unknown)

Car
Number
Previous
Number
LA&SL 910666  

Description:

Length, Over Buffers:
Length, Over Coupler Pulling Faces:
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Truck Centers:
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General Notes:

a. LA&SL 910666 was either a tank car or a retired steam locomotive tender assigned to fuel storage at Colton; replaced in May 1971 by UP 903019 (ex 23-GTE-12) using fuel filter and fuel pump removed from LA&SL 910666.

Heavy Duty Flat Cars

Rebuilt from arch-roof Baggage cars in UP's Omaha, Denver and Los Angeles car shops, October 1968 through June 1969.

UP 909300-909348 (48 cars) were F-70-23, -24, -25, -26 heavy-duty flat cars, rebuilt in 1968-1969 from retired heavyweight arch-roof passenger cars, numbered as UP 258600-series flat cars; renumbered in November 1971 through October 1972 to UP 909300-series cars. (r2-0600; r3-0812)

UP 909350-909356 (7 cars) were F-70-23, -24, -25, -26 heavy-duty flat cars, rebuilt in 1968-1969 from retired heavyweight arch-roof passenger cars, numbered as UP 258600-series flat cars; renumbered in November 1971 through October 1972 to UP 909300-series cars. (r2-0600; r3-0813)

UP 909400-909444 (45 cars) were F-70-23, -24, -25, -26 heavy-duty flat cars, rebuilt in 1968-1969 from retired heavyweight arch-roof passenger cars, numbered as UP 258600-series flat cars; renumbered in December 1971 through April 1973 to UP 909400-series cars. (r2-0600; r3-0814)

Roadway Heavy Duty Flat Car -- 55 cars
(builder and year built unknown)

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 909300    
UP 909301    
UP 909302    
UP 909303    
UP 909304    
UP 909305    
UP 909306    
UP 909307    
UP 909308    
UP 909309    
UP 909310    
UP 909311    
UP 909312    
UP 909313    
UP 909314    
UP 909315    
UP 909316    
UP 909317    
UP 909318    
UP 909319    
UP 909320    
UP 909321    
UP 909322    
UP 909323    
UP 909324    
UP 909325    
UP 909326    
UP 909327    
UP 909328    
UP 909329    
UP 909330    
UP 909331    
UP 909332    
UP 909333    
UP 909334    
UP 909335    
UP 909336    
UP 909337    
UP 909338    
UP 909339    
UP 909340    
UP 909341    
UP 909342    
UP 909343    
UP 909344    
(UP 909345)   (blank, not used)
UP 909346    
UP 909347    
UP 909348    
(UP 909349)   (blank, not used)
UP 909350    
UP 909351    
UP 909352    
UP 909353    
UP 909354    
UP 909355    
UP 909356    

Description:

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

General Notes:

a. Rebuilt between October 1968 and March 1969 from arch-roof "Harriman" baggage cars.; initially numbered as UP 258624-258693; Class F-70-23
b. UP Equipment Record: r2-0600 (UP 258624 series); r3-0812, 0813, 0814 (UP 909300 series)
   

Roadway Heavy Duty Flat Car -- 45 cars
(builder and year built unknown)

Car
Number
Previous
Number
Notes and Disposition
UP 909400    
UP 909401    
UP 909402    
UP 909403    
UP 909404    
UP 909405    
UP 909406    
UP 909407    
UP 909408    
UP 909409    
UP 909410    
UP 909411    
UP 909412    
UP 909413    
UP 909414    
UP 909415    
UP 909416    
UP 909417    
UP 909418    
UP 909419    
UP 909420    
UP 909421    
UP 909422    
UP 909423    
UP 909424    
UP 909425    
UP 909426    
UP 909427    
UP 909428    
UP 909429    
UP 909430    
UP 909431    
UP 909432    
UP 909433    
UP 909434    
UP 909435    
UP 909436    
UP 909437    
UP 909438    
UP 909439    
UP 909440    
UP 909441    
UP 909442    
UP 909443    
UP 909444    

Description:

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

General Notes:

a. Rebuilt between October 1968 and March 1969 from arch-roof "Harriman" baggage cars.; initially numbered as UP 258624-258693; Class F-70-23
b. UP Equipment Record: r2-0600 (UP 258624 series); r3-0812, 0813, 0814 (UP 909300 series)

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