Passenger Cars of the South Park

Coach-Baggage #6 - Page 2

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U.P. 1885 DL&G 1889 C&S 1899 C&S 1906
#6 #701 #701 #123 #23

C&S coach-baggage car #23

(5) C&S coach baggage car #23 on the High Bridge of the Georgetown Loop, possibly in the 1920s. Photo at Hauck-131(u).


PHOTOGRAPHS AND PLANS

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

# DATE PHOTOG. LOCATION SOURCE PAGE C REMARKS
  1884 Unknown Gunnison Kindig 14 OP DSP&P coach-baggage #6
(1) 1885 Jennings & Russell Denver Union Station Digerness1 63(u) DD DSP&P coach-baggage #6
Ehernberger/UP 9(u) RK
Ferrell/SoPk 208 MF
Poor 461(ME) FR
Ronzio 130  
  1885 Jennings & Russell Denver Union Station Ferrell/SoPk 208(r) MF DSP&P coach-baggage #6 (Similar to photo #1 but much better angle, though poorly cropped.)
  no date Unknown Morrison Ferrell/SoPk 208(l) LH DSP&P coach-baggage #6, end platform
(2) 1891 Oct 19 Unknown Morrison Ferrell/SoPk 267 LH DL&G coach-baggage #701 (caption incorrectly says 101.)
(3) 1894 H.H. Buckwalter Atlantic siding Digerness2 323 RR DL&G coach-baggage #701 (far right)
Ferrell/SoPk 153 WA
Helmers 157(d) CH
Kindig 311(u) FM
Speas 80 RR
DPL WHC #CHS-B117 or #CHS-B273 CH
  1898 Mar 17 C.H. Scott Atlantic Siding Kindig 117 FR DL&G coach-baggage #701. Same train as p306
  1898 Mar 17 C.H. Scott Hancock Ferrell/SoPk 154 MF DL&G coach-baggage #701. Same train as p117
Kindig 306 FR
Speas 90 RR
(4) c. 1915 Unknown Chalk Creek Canyon Kindig 405 TG C&S coach-baggage #23
  c. 1920? Unknown High Bridge Hauck 131(u) RJ C&S coach-baggage #23

We are aware of no published plans for South Park coach-baggage #6 prior to its becoming C&S #123. The John Maxwell Collection offers a floor plan and side elevation of it then, both with and without end platforms. It is their plan C-003.

C&S Coach-baggage #23

Car diagram of C&S coach-baggage #23 updated through 1916. (Note that this is not a scale drawing.) Click pic for enlargement


SUMMARY

DSP&P No. #6
1885 U.P. No. #701
1889 DL&G No. #701
1899 C&S No. #123
1906 C&S No. #23
Car Type Coach-baggage
Capacity 13 seats (1885)    12 seats (1916)
Delivery Date June 1879
Acquired From DSP&P Denver Shops
Length Over Endsills 35'-0" (1885)    34'-0" (1916)
Length Over Buffers 39'-4" (1916, with one end platform)
Truck Centers 23'-10"
Wheel Size 24" (1885)    26" (1916)
Truck Wheelbase 5'-0" (1916)
Width 8'-0" (1916)
Height of Body 9'-1" (1916)
Body Above Rails 37" (1916)
Clear Opening of Door Not specified (1916)
Weight 17 tons (1912)
37,040 lbs. (1916)
Platform Roof Broken Duckbill (Through 1890s)
Bullnose
Heating Stoves
Lighting Oil Lamps
Interior Finish Ash painted oak (1916)
Termination Date February 1923
Termination Method Sold to Herr-Rubicon Supply Co.


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