C&S Excursion Coaches #120 - #131

C&S 1899 C&S 1906
#181-#192 #120-#131

C&S observation car #123, July 1915

(1) C&S observation car #123, July 1915, at Poole-205.

DESCRIPTION

Kindig-389 says these had no glass in windows (but heavy canvas curtains), and canvas-covered seats.

HISTORY

Observation cars #

Built 1900 by C&S

With the big drop-off of excursion business on the Georgetown Loop, this car, together with the other older cars, was sold off in 1923 to the Herr-Rubicon Supply Company.

PHOTOGRAPHS & PLANS

(Photos with Source and Page in blue are best to show car details.)

# DATE PHOTOG. LOCATION SOURCE PAGE C REMARKS
(1) 1916 July Unknown Unknown Poole 205 CH C&S observation #123

The John Maxwell Collection offers a plan for C&S excursion coaches #120-148. It is their plan C-115.

C&S observation cars #120 - #131 diagram page
Car diagram for C&S observation cars #120-#131 updated through 1916. (Note this is not a scale drawing.) Click pic for enlargement.

SUMMARY

1900 C&S No. #181 - #192
1906 C&S No. #120 - #131
Car Type Observation
Capacity 29 seats
Delivery Date August 1900
Built by C&S Railroad
Length Over Endsills 40'-0"
Length Over Buffers 47'-6"
Truck Centers 30'-0"
Wheel Size 26"
Truck Wheelbase 5'-0"
Width 8'-2"
Height of Body 8'-1"
Body Above Rails 2'-11"
Weight 1912 13 tons
1916 120 - 27,200 lbs.
121 - 27,400 lbs.
122 - 27,100 lbs.
123 - 27,100 lbs.
124 - 27,000 lbs.
125 - 26,900 lbs.
126 - 27,300 lbs.
127 - 27,300 lbs.
128 -26,900 lbs.
129 -27,100 lbs.
130 - 26,900 lbs.
131 -27,400 lbs.
Platform Roof Arched
Heating None
Lighting None
Interior Finish Yellow walls. light green ceiling
Termination Date Feb 1923
Termination Method Sold to Herr-Rubicon Supply Co.
31 July 2006

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