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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
Wednesday & Thursdays
10:30am - 3:30pm
(Walking tours only)

Saturdays & Sundays
10:30am – 5:00pm

Summer hours may vary and/or change at any time due to cases of extreme heat, weather conditions, and/or the ability of our volunteers.


Closed Holidays
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day

Museum Location

5848 State Highway 12
Suisun City, CA 94585

(707) 374-2978

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