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Central California Traction 3001

CCT #3001 after restoration in 2008. (BAERA Photo) CCT #3001 after restoration in 2008. (BAERA Photo)

Description

Traction Company 3001 is a 40-foot double-sheathed wooden boxcar.

History

The car was built for the Traction Company by the Mt.Vernon Car Company in December 1920 and retired in 1965. This car is a one-car series. The reason the Traction Company acquired it is not known.

  • Vintage Photo: Vintage Photo
  • Vintage Caption: CCT #3001 in service (Fred D. Fellows Photo)
  • Owners: Traction Company 3001
  • Technical Data: Type: 40 foot wooden boxcar. Builder and date: Mt. Vernon Car Company, December 1920. Class. Underframe: steel. Ends: wood. Roof. Lightweight. Capacity.
  • Trucks: Truck center. Trucks: arch bar. Wheels. Wheelbase. Journals.
  • Air Brake Equipment: Air brake system, K-2. Brake cylinder, 10 X 12. Hand brake, vertical staff.
  • Dimensions: Length: 40 foot. Width. Height. Doors: single sliding.
  • Propulsion Equipment: None
  • Misc Data: Coupler, Draft gear.
  • Current Condition: This car has been restored.
  • Date Last Modified: Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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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