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Western Pacific 741

Western Pacific 741

Description

Western Pacific 741 is a wooden cupola caboose built in 1910 by Haskell and Barker.

History

The car was originally numbered WP 20017. It was sold to the Central California Traction Company in April 1948 and completed its railroad service as CCT 19. It was acquired by the Museum in January 1966.

  • Owners: Western Pacific 741. Western Pacific 20017. Central California Traction 19.
  • Technical Data: Type, Caboose, wooden, cupola. Builder and date, Haskell and Barker, 1910. Class. Underframe. Ends, wood with walk through train doors. Roof, canvas over wood. Lightweight. Capacity.
  • Trucks: Truck center. Trucks, arch bar. Wheels. Wheelbase. Journals.
  • Air Brake Equipment: Air brake system. Brake cylinder. Hand brake, vertical staff. Coupler. Draft gear.
  • Dimensions: Length. Width. Height. Doors.
  • Propulsion Equipment: None
  • Current Condition: Fair condition.
  • Proposed Future Treatment: Needs to be painted and other exterior repairs.
  • Date Last Modified: Saturday, 04 June 2011

Hours

Year Round
Saturdays & Sundays
10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Summer Hours
(June 14th - August 13th)
Wednesdays through Sundays
10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Museum Location

5848 State Highway 12
Suisun City, CA 94585

(707) 374-2978

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