Freight Cars

Pennsylvania 1929 Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe 60394
Pennsylvania 1929
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe 60394
Description:SM Wood Stock Car

Equipment Information

Santa Fe 60394 is a stock car, a ventilated car designed for carrying livestock like cattle, sheep, or pigs from rural areas to stockyard and slaughterhouse complexes in large cities. It is one of very few standard-gauge stock cars still in existence. In the early 20th century, thousands of cars like this one were used to bring livestock to the Chicago Stockyards and other meatpacking facilities across the country for slaughtering.

Builder: Penn Car
Year Built: 1929
Length: 41ft 1in
Width: 9ft 8in
Height: 13ft 3in
Weight: 41700 lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: American Steel Foundries
Description: Wood Stock Car / Class SK-T
Arrived: 1975
Condition: Complete / restored / not operational

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