Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

AC&F 1915 Green Bay & Western 109
AC&F 1915
Green Bay & Western 109
Description:Wood Coach

Equipment Information

Green Bay & Western 109 is a wood-bodied coach. It was built to carry passengers over the GB&W railroad system in Wisconsin. In its later years it as converted to a coach-caboose, for use with “mixed trains” consisting of both freight cars and passenger cars, and had a bay window added to each side for the conductor.

Green Bay & Western 109 Details

Builder: American Car & Foundry
Year Built: 1915
Seats: 68
Length: 67ft 7in
Width: 11ft
Height: 12ft 11in
Weight: 81,740 lbs
Brakes: L-2
Trucks: MCB C-46
Description: Wood Coach
Arrived: 1985
Condition: Incomplete / undergoing restoration / not operational

Read more about the history of this car in Rail & Wire #254

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GB&W 109 Ownership History

1915-c1940 – Kewaunee Green Bay & Western #64
c1940-1947 – Green Bay & Western #109
1947-c1964 – Green Bay & Western #X109
c1964-1985 – Marquette & Huron Mountain #110
1985-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL

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