Arizona Railway Museum
|Location||330 E. Ryan Rd, Chandler, Arizona|
|Type||Railroad rolling stock and artifacts|
It was founded and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1983. It is dedicated to the railroads of Arizona and the Southwestern United States. It has an extensive collection railroad rolling stock and artifacts. Two of items on display are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, they are the "Southern Pacific Railroad Locomotive No. SP 2562" and "Tender No. 8365" and the "Railroad Steam Wrecking Crane and Tool Car".
The following images are of the Arizona Railway Museum and its exhibits which include two cars listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
(NRHP = National Register of Historic Places)
The museum is located at 330 E. Ryan Rd in Chandler, Arizona It houses the Southern Pacific Railroad Locomotive No. SP 2562 and Tender No. 8365 (pictured in the background) and the Railroad Steam Wrecking Crane and Tool Car, both which are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, references #07001301 and #09000511.
Southern Pacific Railroad Locomotive No. SP 2562 and Tender No. 8365 was built in 1900. It is on exhibit in the Arizona Railway Museum. The locomotive is a Model: BLW 2-8-0, built as: SP 2562 (2-8-0) by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Serial Number: 29064. The locomotive and tender are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Reference #09000511.
C&NW E8 Locomotive operated by the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company and built in 1950.
Southern Railway Business Car built in 1897 for the Southern Railway Company. The car, nicknamed the "Desert Valley", served as the President's Car on the South Carolina & Georgia Railroad in 1901.
Santa Fe Coach Car built in 1910.
The Santa Fe "Diablo Canyon" Coach Car #3079 was built by the Budd Company in 1937.
Santa Fe "Plaza Taos" Dome Car built in 1950.
Railroad Steam Wrecking Crane and Tool Car. Also known as Southern Pacific Railroad Nos.: SPMW 7130/SPMW 7131 was built in 1900 by the Bay City Industrial Works. The wrecking crane and tool car are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Reference #07001301.
The G.R.Y.X. 799 tank Car is a three dome, three compartment, outside riveted tank car which was built for the John H. Grace Company in 1938. The three separate compartments were used to carry chemicals or solvents.
- List of museums in Arizona
- List of heritage railroads in the United States
- List of heritage railways
- Railinc, Search MARKs, accessed September 2009
- "National Register of Historical Places – Arizona (AZ), Maricopa County". www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com.
- "ARM Equipment Roster". www.azrymuseum.org.