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Central California Traction 010

CCT 010 with a tarp over it for protection from the elements. CCT 010 with a tarp over it for protection from the elements.

Description

Central California Traction Company 010 is a wooden interurbanCentral California Traction Company 010 is a wooden interurbanexpress trailer with rounded ends.

History

Car 010 is one of a group of seven express trailers built for theCar 010 is one of a group of seven express trailers built for theTraction Company between 1910-1911 by the W. L. HolmanCar Company, San Francisco. They featured centered slidingdoors and two windows on each side and train doors in theends. At some point in its history, the Traction Company convertedcar 010 to a boxcar by covering the windows, closingone end door, and adding running boards with a tall handbrakestaff. It was then used as storage shed in Sacramento until acquired by the Museum in 2000.

Dates

1911: built

1933: CCT passenger service discontinued

1933?: converted to a boxcar

1944: retired

1944 sold and used as storage shed in Sacramento, California

2000: acquired by Bay Area Electric Railroad Association

  • Owners: Central California Traction 010
  • Technical Data: Type, Express car. Builder and date, Holman Car Company, April 1911.
  • Trucks: arch bar
  • Air Brake Equipment: System: possibly HC812
  • Dimensions: Length: 30'' 5" Width: unknown. Height: unknown Weight: unknown
  • Propulsion Equipment: Non-control trailer
  • Misc Data: Couplers: Janney MCB
  • Current Condition: Stored under cover, unrestored.
  • Proposed Future Treatment: Long term plans call for restoration to its passenger era configuration for use as an express trailer on WRM's demonstration railway.
  • Date Last Modified: Thursday, 14 July 2005

Hours

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

Summer Hours
(June 13th - August 18th)
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & 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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