List of preserved Southern Pacific Railroad rolling stock

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A large quantity of rolling stock formerly owned and operated by Southern Pacific Railroad has been preserved in museums and on tourist railroads across North America.

Preserved steam locomotives[edit]

Number/name Class Wheel arrangement
(Whyte notation)
Disposition and Location
CP 1
Gov. Stanford
4-4-0 Static display, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
ST&E 1
4-4-0 Static display, Travel Town Museum, Los Angeles, California
UP 737
4-4-0 Static display, Double-T Agricultural Museum, Stevinson, California
SA&AP 60
Texas II
4-4-0 Stored, Gulf and Ohio Railways, Knoxville, Tennessee
EP&SW 1 4-4-0 Static display, El Paso, Texas
T&NO 146 S-13 0-6-0 Ogden, Utah
1
C. P. Huntington
4-2-4T Static display, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
8 4-6-0 Narrow gauge locomotive; Sparks, Nevada
9 4-6-0 Narrow gauge locomotive; Laws, California
18 4-6-0 Narrow gauge locomotive; Independence, California
CP 60
Jupiter (replica)
4-4-0 Original scrapped, replica is operational, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Promontory, Utah
CP 63
"Leviathan" (replica)
4-4-0 Original scrapped, replica is operational, privately owned by David H. Kloke of Cook county, Illinois
MW219 Travel Town Museum, Los Angeles, California
CP 233 2-6-2T Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
745 Mk-5 2-8-2 Operational, Louisiana Stream Train Association, Jefferson, Louisiana
771 Mk-5 2-8-2 Static display, Grapevine Vintage Railroad, Grapevine, Texas
786 Mk-5 2-8-2 Undergoing restoration, Austin Steam Train Association, Austin, Texas
794 Mk-5 2-8-2 Static display, plans for restoration underway, Sunset Station, San Antonio, Texas
975 F-1 2-10-2 Static display; Illinois Railway Museum, Union, Illinois
982 F-1 2-10-2 Static display; Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas. Not to be confused with the Minute Maid Park ornamental train which is an inexact replica of Central Pacific 173.
1215 S-10 0-6-0 Static display, History Park at Kelley Park, San Jose, CA, owned by the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation.
1221 S-10 0-6-0 Hanford, California
1227 S-11 0-6-0 Sierra Northern Railway, Oakdale, California
1229 S-11 0-6-0 Roseburg, Oregon
1233 S-10 0-6-0 Woodland, California
1237 S-10 0-6-0 Static display, Salinas, California
1238 S-10 0-6-0 Fresno, California
1251 S-12 0-6-0 Stored, dismantled, awaiting funds for restoration, Virginia City, Nevada
1258 S-12 0-6-0 Martinez, California
1269 S-12 0-6-0 Stored, unserviceable, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
1273 S-12 0-6-0 Static display, Travel Town Museum, Los Angeles, California
1285 S-14 0-6-0 Monterey, California
1293 S-14 0-6-0 Tracy, California
1298 S-10 0-6-0 Santa Cruz, California
1629 M-4 2-6-0 Saugus, California
1673 M-4 2-6-0 Static display, Southern Arizona Transportation Museum (Southern Pacific Depot), Tucson, Arizona
1727 M-6 2-6-0 Static display, in Dunsmuir, California at the Dunsmuir City Park and Botanical Gardens
1744 M-6 2-6-0 The San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad purchased and began operating No. 1744 over the former Denver & Rio Grande's LaVeta Pass route from Alamosa, Colorado to LaVeta, Colorado in May 2007.
1765 M-6 2-6-0 Lomita Railroad Museum, Lomita, California
1771 M-8 2-6-0 Undergoing restoration, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
1774 M-8 2-6-0 Static display, Veterans Memorial Park, Globe, Arizona
1785 M-6 2-6-0 Woodburn, Oregon
2018 T-16 4-6-0 Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
2248 T-1 4-6-0 Grapevine Vintage Railroad, Grapevine, Texas
2252 T-1 4-6-0 Static display, downtown Roseville, California
2353 T-31 4-6-0 Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, Campo, California
2355 T-31 4-6-0 Static display, Pioneer Park, Mesa, Arizona
2467 P-8 4-6-2 Operational, but on static display, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento California
2472 P-8 4-6-2 Operational, Niles Canyon Railway from 2008-2015, originially at Sunol, California, now back in San Jose.
2479 P-10 4-6-2 Undergoing restoration by the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose, California
2521 C-9 2-8-0 Static display, Yuma Crossing Historic State Park, Yuma, Arizona
2562 C-9 2-8-0 Static display, Arizona Railway Museum, Chandler, Arizona
2579 C-9 2-8-0 Klamath Falls, Oregon Veterans Memorial Park
2706 C-8 2-8-0 Privately owned, Oakdale, California
2718 C-8 2-8-0 Alturas, California
2720 C-8 2-8-0 Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, Campo, California
2825 C-9 2-8-0 San Bernardino County Museum, Loma Linda, California
2852 C-10 2-8-0 Orland, California
2914 TW-1 4-8-0 Bakersfield, California
3025 A-3 4-4-2 Static display, Travel Town Museum, Los Angeles, California
3420 C-19 2-8-0 Stored at Phelps Dodge copper refinery, El Paso, Texas. Last run 1986. Needs boiler work to be FRA legal for running. Owned by El Paso Historic Board.
4294 AC-12 4-8-8-2 Static display, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
4449 GS-4 4-8-4 Operational, Oregon Rail Heritage Center, Portland, Oregon
4460 GS-6 4-8-4 Static display, Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, Missouri
5021 SP-2 4-10-2 Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, Pomona, California

Preserved diesel locomotives[edit]

Number Builder Model Disposition and Location
1000 EMD SW1 Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California.
1006 EMD SW1 Undergoing Restoration, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California
1100 EMD TR6A (SW8) Operational, Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola, California
1218 ALCO S-6 Undergoing restoration, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
1423 EMD NW2 Operational, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
1474 ALCO S-4 Operational, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California
1487 (Ex-US Army 1874) FM H-12-44 Operational, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California.
1518 EMD SD7 Operational, Illinois Railway Museum, Union, Illinois
1550 Baldwin S-12 Stored, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California
2873 EMD GP9 Operational, Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola, California
2954 ALCO RSD-12 Stored, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California
2958 ALCO RSD-12 Operational, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California
3100 GE U25B Operational, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, California[1][2][3]
3194 EMD GP9 Stored, operational, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
3769 EMD GP9 Static display, Utah State Railroad Museum, Ogden, Utah
3873 EMD GP9 Operational, San Diego Railroad Museum, San Diego, California
4404 EMD SD9 Owned by Western Rail Inc, Airway Heights, Washington (from Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola, California)
4426 EMD SD9 Operational, Nevada Northern Railway, Ely, Nevada
4451 EMD SD9 Derelict, Schellville, California
5100 GE 70-ton Stored, servicable, Oregon Pacific Railroad, Milwaukie, Oregon
5208 Baldwin DRS-6-6-1500 Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
5399 EMD SW9 Stored, servicable, Lavacot Locomotive Works, Independence, Oregon
5472 EMD SD9 Operational, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
5623 EMD GP9 Operational, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
6051 EMD E9 Operational, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
6309 EMD F7A Static display but serviceable, Galveston Railroad Museum, Galveston, Texas
6378 EMD F7A Stored, serviceable, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
6379 EMD F7A Static display but serviceable, Galveston Railroad Museum, Galveston, Texas
6380 EMD F7A Stored serviceable, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California
6402 EMD F7A Stored, operational, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
6819 EMD SD45T-2 Stored, operational, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California
7207 EMD GP20 Operational, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, Blue Ridge, Georgia
7457 EMD SD45R Static display, Utah State Railroad Museum, Ogden, Utah
7304 ALCO RS-32 Static display but serviceable, San Diego Railroad Museum, San Diego, California
7863 GE B30-7 Stored, Creede, Colorado
9010 Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 Undergoing restoration to operation, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, California

Preserved passenger cars[edit]

Number/Name Builder Type Disposition
109 Pullman business car Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, Ca.
121 Pullman business car/observation car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
127 Pullman business car/observation car Awaiting restoration; Elemndorf Heritage and Railroad Museum, Elmendorf, Texas.
141 Pullman business car/observation car In service; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
219 Pullman-Standard instruction car Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, Ca.
290 Budd diner Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, Ca.
291 Budd lounge Stored, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, Ca.
293 Pullman business car/coach In service; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
401 Carter Brothers baggage-coach Static display; Laws Railroad Museum, Laws, California
1949 Pullman "Harriman" coach In service; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
1975 Pullman all day lunch car In service; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
2085–2159 Pullman suburban coach Of the 75 built for service on the Peninsula Commute, 27 were operable in 1980 and 10 were considered suitable for parts only.[4] After leaving commute service in 1985, most are now in service or in storage at various railroad museums/tourist lines, including:
2127 Pullman suburban coach Undergoing restoration; Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, Tillamook, Oregon
2360 Pullman coach Stored, Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
2373 Pullman coach Available for lease as GOLDEN SHORE from American Rail Excursions[12]
2377 GOLDEN ORE Budd coach In use as 2095 ANASAZI at Grand Canyon Railway[13]
2378 GOLDEN SAND Budd coach Available for lease as GOLDEN SAND from Mid America Railcar Leasing[14]
2473-2474 Pullman articulated coach Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
2979 Pullman lounge car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca
2981 Overland Trail Pullman-Standard Club/Lounge w/barbershop In service; private owner; Los Angeles, California
3300 Pullman-Standard Chair/Baggage Combine Stored, private owner; Beaverton, Oregon
3700, 3701, 3702, 3703, 3707, 3708 Pullman-Standard Gallery Sold to Transcisco Tours in 1985 and operated on that line; later sold to BNSF and in service as business cars #40 Fox River (ex-SP 3703), #41 Flathead River (ex-SP 3701), #44 Colorado River (ex-SP 3708), and #45 Powder River (ex-SP 3707). Two were rebuilt from business cars to track geometry cars: #80 (renumbered from #43) Rio Grande River (ex-SP 3700) and #87 (renumbered from #42) Skagit River (ex-SP 3702).
3734, 3740, 3744, 3745 Pullman-Standard Gallery Converted to "Ultra Dome" cars and in service with Princess Tours.[15][16]
4300 St. Louis Car Company postal storage Former SP horse car 7241 located at Arizona Railway Museum[17]
5045 Pullman baggage/RPO car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
5131 Standard Steel Car baggage/RPO car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
6235 Pullman baggage car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
10040 Pullman dining car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
10280-10281-10282 Pullman triple articulated diner car Undergoing restoration; Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol, Ca.
10402 GOLDEN TRENCHER Pullman Standard hamburger grill Located at Union Depot Railway Museum[18]

Preserved freight cars[edit]

Number Builder Type Disposition
132 Narrow gauge boxcar Static display; Laws Railroad Museum, Laws, California
188 Narrow gauge stock car Static display; Laws Railroad Museum, Laws, California
5335 boxcar Storage; Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS, unknown location within Oregon

Preserved maintenance of way equipment[edit]

Number Builder Type Disposition
SPMW 328 Snow Flanger Static display; Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS, Antique Powerland, Brooks, Oregon

Formerly preserved, scrapped[edit]

Number Builder Model Last Location Scrapped
5239 Baldwin DRS-6-6-1500 Tigard, Oregon Fall 2009
4450 EMD SD9 Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Portola, California August 2013

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Former SP "Snowflake"". Railfan & Railroad. Carstens Publications. 7: 30. 1988 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ "Collections: Southern Pacific". Orange Empire Railway Museum. 2016. Retrieved July 4, 2017. 
  3. ^ Solomon, Biran (2014). GE and EMD Locomotives: The Illustrated History. Minneapolis, MN: Voyageur Press. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7603-4612-9 – via Google Books. 
  4. ^ "Southern Pacific's Final Peninsula Commute Fleet Roster". Southern Pacific. 1980. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "Train Equipment". Xanterra/Grand Canyon Railway. 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Southern Pacific Coaches Nos. 2097, 2143 & 2156". Golden Gate Railroad Museum. 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Collection". Niles Canyon Railway. 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  8. ^ "Historic Rolling Stock". Railtown 1897 State Historic Park. 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  9. ^ "Mainline Railroad Cars". Western Railway Museum. 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  10. ^ "Our Collection: Logging & Other Railroad Rolling Stock". Timber Heritage Association. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  11. ^ "Southern Pacific". Orange Empire Railway Museum. Retrieved 17 January 2018. 
  12. ^ "American Rail Excursions GOLDEN SHORE". American Rail Excursions. Retrieved 9 April 2018. 
  13. ^ "Grand Canyon Railway Train Equipment". Grand Canyon Railway. Retrieved 10 April 2018. 
  14. ^ "Mid America Railcar Leasing Coaches". Mid America Railcar Leasing. Retrieved 10 April 2018. 
  15. ^ Combs, John (21 May 2016). "Princess Rail Cars". Alaska Rails. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  16. ^ Moore, Jody (2005). "Princess Tours 2005 car refitting, part 1". TrainWeb. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  17. ^ "Arizona Railway Museum Equipment Roster". Arizona Railway Museum. Retrieved 10 April 2018. 
  18. ^ "Union Depot Railway Museum". Mendota Museum and Historical Society. Retrieved 10 April 2018. 

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