Union Pacific Motor Cars

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Trailers

Baggage & Mail Trailers except where noted.

Roster

UP Motor Car Trailers -- 20 cars

UP
Number
Builder Built Length Date
Retired
T-1 UP Dec 1905 31'-0" Apr 1940
T-2 UP Feb 1906 31'-0" Apr 1934
T-3 UP Feb 1906 31'-0" May 1934
T-4 UP Jun 1906 31'-0" Apr 1940
T-5 UP Oct 1908 31'-0" Sep 1934
T-6 UP Nov 1907 31'-0" Sep 1934
T-7 UP Dec 1907 31'-0" Sep 1934
T-8 UP Jan 1908 31'-0" May 1934
T-9 UP Jan 1908 31'-0" Sep 1934
T-10 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-11 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0" Apr 1954
T-12 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-13 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-14 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-15 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-16 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-17 Pullman Dec 1928 71'-0"  
T-18 UP Aug 1929 50'-0" Apr 1950
T-19 UP Sep 1929 50'-0" Feb 1950

General Notes:

a. The mail compartments of T-1, T-3 through T-8 (seven cars) were removed by 1929.

b. T-5 and T-7 were classed as Baggage until about 1912.

c. T-18 was rebuilt from McKeen Motor Car M-8; operated with UP M-23.

d. T-19 was rebuilt from McKeen Motor Car M-7; operated with UP M-24

e. Source: UP Equipment Record, r3-1049 (Trailers T-1 to T-19)

 

OSL Motor Car Trailers -- 5 cars

OSL
Number
Date To
Trailer
Builder Built Length Date
Retired
Notes
T-50   McKeen 1904 40'-4" Aug 1942 1
T-51 Aug 1911 McKeen Sep 1908 31'-0" May 1951 2
T-52 Feb 1925 UP 1924 31'-10" May 1951 3
T-53 (new) Pullman Aug 1930 71'-2" Jun 1958 4
T-54 (new) Pullman Aug 1930 71'-2" Dec 1955 5

General Notes:

a. Dated photos show T-52 in service on the Malad Branch in northern Utah in 1944, and in 1946-1947.

b. Source: UP Equipment Record: r3-0296 (OSL T-53, T-54); r3-1065 (OSL T-50); r3-1067 (OSL T-51 to T-54); r3-1090 (OSL T-51 to T-54);

Notes:

1. OSL T-50 was a McKeen steel car built in 1904 for Pacific & Idaho Northern; sold to OSL in as part of P&IN sale on August 22, 1936; retired in August 1942

2. OSL T-51 was built in September 1908 as SP no. 12; sold to OSL in June 1911 and numbered as OSL no. 1.; to OSL Trailer T-51 in August 1911; retired in May 1951.

3. OSL T-52 was built in November 1905 as UP Motor Car no. 3; sold to OSL in September 1924 and numbered as OSL M-62 (2nd); rebuilt to OSL Trailer T-52 in February 1925; retired in May 1951.

4. OSL T-53 was built in August 1930; retired in June 1958

5. OSL T-54 was built in August 1930; retired in December 1955

Sources

Clive Carter, "Union Pacific Self-Propelled Cars" Mainline Modeler, June 1998

Union Pacific Equipment Record

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