Passenger Cars of the South Park

Coaches #9 and #10 - Page 3

DSP&P

U.P. 1885 DL&G 1889 1892/93 C&S 1899 C&S 1906
#9 #57 #57 Coach-baggage #708 #128 #29
#10 #58 #58 Coach-baggage #709 Destroyed 1898 Gone

Colorado & Southern Baggage-coach #29

(6) DSP&P coach #9, converted to C&S combine #29, Denver, May 1941. Richard H. Kindig photo, Poole-187. (Click pic for enlargement.) Note the stove that has been added amidships that is not shown on the car diagram.


PHOTOGRAPHS & PLANS

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

# DATE PHOTOG. LOCATION SOURCE PAGE C REMARKS
(1) 1880 W.H. Jackson / George E. Mellon near Cathedral Rocks Digerness1 162 DD DSP&P coach #9
Digerness1 164 DD
DPL WHC CHSJ.3911 DP
Ferrell/SoPk 215 MF
Poor

116(ME)

MA
  1880 W.H. Jackson near Kenosha Pass summit Chappell 6 CH DSP&P coach #9
Digerness1 189/90 DD
DPL WHC CHS.J3912 DP
Ferrell/SoPk 2 & 228 NA
Kindig 35 PR
Poor 153(ME) CH
  1880 W.H. Jackson Chalk Creek Canyon Chappell 67(d) CH DSP&P coach #9
Digerness2 289(d) DD
DPL WHC CHS.J3913 DP
Poor 201(ME) CH
  before 1885 W.H. Jackson Platte Canyon Digerness1 142 RR DSP&P coach #9
Poor 495(ME) NA
  before 1885 W.H. Jackson beneath High Bridge Poor 30(u)(ME) JT DSP&P coach #9
  before 1885 W.H. Jackson Beaver Brook Station - Clear Creek Poor 474(ME) RR DSP&P coach #9
(2) 1884/85 W.H. Jackson Stony Point Ferrell/C&S 25 MF DSP&P coach #9
Hauck 90 CM
Wagner 10 CM
(3) 1885/89 W.H. Jackson upper leg of Central City switchback Digerness3 407 DD DSP&P coach #9 (Note Maxwell incorrectly dates this to 1878, but the post-1885 U.P. number on locomotive dates it after 1885.)
Ferrell/C&S 23 MF
Maxwell KCC30 JM
Poor 107(ME) CH
DPL WHC CHS.J3908 DP
  1886? Geo. E. Mellon / W.H. Jackson Box Canyon / Dead Manís Canyon Chappell 67(u) TW DSP&P coach #9
Digerness1 226 DD
Digerness2 279(u) RR
Ferrell/SoPk 236 TW
Poor 260 MA
  c. 1886 W.H. Jackson Quartz Creek Ferrell/SoPk 132 MF DSP coach #9
Helmers 171 CH
  1886/87 W.H. Jackson below West Portal Digerness2 331(u) DD DSP&P coach #9
Ferrell/SoPk 120 CH
Helmers 189(u) CH
Poor 216(ME) DP
DPL WHC CHS.J3609 DP
  c. 1888 George E. Mellon Cascades Chappell 76(u) RK 2nd coach is likely DSP #9 or #10
Ferrell/SoPk 74 BJ
Kindig 43 WG
  no date Unknown near Beaver Brook Digerness3 356(d) DD 1st coach is #9
  1890s H.H. Buckwalter High Bridge Chappell 232(u) CH DL&G coach-baggage #57 or #58
Hauck 85(u) CH
(5) 1927 Sept R.B. Jackson High Bridge Ferrell/C&S 65(u) NA C&S coach-baggage #29
Hauck 130(d) RJ
  1940 Dec 24 J.W. Maxwell Denver Maxwell #617 JM C&S coach #29 -
 almost broadside, baggage end
   slightly cut off
(6) 1941 May R.H. Kindig Denver Poole 187 RK C&S coach-baggage #29
  1941 R.B. Jackson Denver Ferrell/C&S 208 NA C&S coach-baggage #29
  1941 Nov 15 Morrison Smith Silica Branch Digerness1 137 JM C&S coach-baggage #29 in use with scrapping operation
  1941 Nov 15 J.W. Maxwell Silica Branch Digerness1 136 JM C&S coach-baggage #29 in use with scrapping operation
  1970 David Digerness Central City Digerness3 401 DD C&S coach-baggage #20 at Central City

The John Maxwell Collection has a plan for Denver, South Park & Pacific Coach #9. It is their plan DSP-104.

C&S coach-baggage #29 diagram

Car diagram of C&S #29 updated through 1916. (Note that this is not a scale drawing.) Click pic for enlargement.


SUMMARY

DSP&P No. #9 #10
1885 U.P. No. #57 #58
1889 DL&G No. #708 #709
1899 C&S No. #128 Gone
1906 C&S No. #29
Car Type 1885 Coach
1893 Coach-baggage
1916 Coach-baggage Gone
Capacity 1885 24 Seats
1916 14 Seats Gone
Delivery Date April 1880
Built by DSP&P Denver shops
Length Over Endsills 1885 42'-0"
1916 41'-10" Gone
Length Over Buffers 46'-10" (1916, with one platform)
Truck Centers 31'-10"
Wheel Size 1885 24"
1916 26" Gone
Truck Wheelbase 5'-0" (1916)
Width 8'-1"
Height of Body 8'-11" (1916)
Body Above Rails 37" (1916)
Clear Opening of Door Not specified (1916)
Weight 17 tons (1885)
36,400 lbs. (1916)
Platform Roof Bullnose
Heating 1885 Stoves Stove & furnace
1916 Stoves Gone
Lighting Oil lamps
Interior Finish Walnut - Coach End
Yellow walls - White ceiling - Baggage
Termination Date November 1942 27 December 1898
Termination Method Dismantled Destroyed


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16 January 2007

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