UP 3505 - Boulder City, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 35° 58.290 W 114° 51.294
11S E 693416 N 3982914
Quick Description: One of many rail related items on display at this museum.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 2/29/2012 8:49:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMDW87
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 5

Long Description:
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"OWRR&N 3500-3516 were built by Oregon Railway & Navigation in 1882 in their shops in The Dalles, Oregon; confirmed by a door threshold plate on OWRR&N 3505, now in Nevada State Railroad Museum at Boulder City, Nevada.

OWRR&N 3505 was donated to Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; moved to Heber City, Utah, in December 1970 on the first train moved from Provo to Heber, pulled by UP 2-8-0 618; sold to Nevada State Railroad Museum in February 1993 and moved to Boulder City, Nevada in 1994; the car has been restored and was repainted in June 2011 to UP's all-yellow scheme, with red lettering. (The caboose at Boulder has been confirmed as being the former OWRR&N 3505, by lightly sanding the many layers of paint over the end door.)"

Source: Utah Rails (visit link)
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Type Of Caboose: Cupola, "Standard"

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