Union Pacific Railroad Baggage Car

Union Pacific Railroad Baggage Car (HM1QFY)

Location: Douglas, WY 82633 Converse County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 45.529', W 105° 23.236'

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This car was built by the Pullman Car Company at their Michigan City, Indiana plant in February of 1911 for the Union Pacific subsidiary Oregon Short Line Railroad as their #331. The car was renumbered to #2114 in 1914 and again renumbered to #1897 (is current number) in 1924. Car is configured as a working mail car with provision for a baggage man and handled mail, passenger baggage and fresh produce. Car saw service system wide and may have passed through Douglas in a consist of mail trains #31 & #32, the night Denver to Billings mail train nicknamed the "Night Crawler" by employees.
The car was retired in 1961 and arrived in Douglas in June 1961. The City of Douglas acquired the car from the State of Wyoming in 1993.
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HM NumberHM1QFY
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Placed ByDouglas Railroad Interpretive Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 11th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 468311 N 4734105
Decimal Degrees42.75881667, -105.38726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 45.529', W 105° 23.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 45' 31.74" N, 105° 23' 14.16" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37 W Center St, Douglas WY 82633, US
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