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WP&L 1915 Wisconsin Power & Light 109
WP&L 1915
Wisconsin Power & Light 109
Description:Double-truck flat car

Equipment Information

Wisconsin Power & Light 109 is a flat car used for utility duties. It was constructed in 1915 as a homebuilt “cab on flat” gravel car, basically a large wooden self-propelled gondola with a small cab in the center. It was rebuilt in the 1930s as a “steeplecab” locomotive with sloped hoods. Sometime after conversion of switching operations at the Edgewater Power Plant in Sheboygan to diesels in 1941, WP&L 109 was cut down to a simple unpowered flat car.

Builder: Wisconsin Power & Light
Year Built: 1915
Length: 45ft
Width: 8ft 8in
Height: 5ft 4in
Weight: ??
Brakes: Straight Air
Trucks: Brill 50
Description: Double Truck Flat Car / ex-Steeplecab Locomotive
Arrived: 1999
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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