Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

Pullman 1910 Chicago & North Western 8609
Pullman 1910
Chicago & North Western 8609

Equipment Information

C&NW 8609 is an all-steel heavyweight baggage/RPO (Railway Post Office) car. Cars like this were hauled in passenger trains and were used for carrying passengers’ luggage, express freight, and other less-than-car-load (LCL) shipments. This car was also fitted with an RPO section for carrying mail.

Builder: Pullman
Year Built: 1910
Length: 63ft 11in
Width: 9ft 9in
Height: 15ft 1in
Weight: 129456 lbs
Brakes: LN
Trucks: 6 Wheel
Description: RPO/Baggage / later CNW X301008
Arrived: ????
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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