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Car # City State Information Source Photo Link Aerial Photo
5510 Chama NM 30', single deck, excursion, D&RGW, this car has been pieced out to rebuild others such as 34' stock car 5995   Photo  
5512 Olathe CO 30', six miles west of Olathe and 2 miles south of Pea Green, on a farm, 1 of 4 Bill Pratt    
5514 Alva OK 30', painted gray Jason Midyette Photo
5516 Paonia CO 30', Was at Sundown & Southern, Sold to Sumpter Valley and restored to early livery. Now privately owned and displayed in the collection of the old west town at Bear Ranch. Jason Midyette
Jerry Huck
Photo
 Aerial
5522 Nevada City CA 30', Nevada County Narrow Gauge, converted to flat at Universal Studios, used for parts by NCNG Andrew Brandon    
5524 ? ? Reported to be at Knott's but ruled out by reliable source. Herb Kelsey    
5525 Fairplay CO 30', ? deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5530 Alva OK 30', painted blue John Hammond Photo  
5538
Alamosa
CO
30', probably still in Helfin collection, not verified
Grant Houston
Group Photo
 
5543
Antonito
CO
30', Was in the Helfin collection near the Alamosa roundhouse site until 2015. Appeared in Antonito during June of 2015.
Grant Houston
Photo
Aerial
5549 Chama NM 30', double deck, D&RGW   Photo  
5551
South Fork
CO
30', was part of the Helfin collection, now at Don Shank's operation in South Fork
Grant Houston
Randy Babcock
Photo
 
5553 Chama NM 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5558
Alamosa
CO
On road 21 or 109?, purchased by Grant Houston in 2007.
Grant Houston
Photo
 
5560 Antonito CO 30', near Alamosa roundhouse site, this car is now part of Don Shank's collection. As of  June of 2015 this car was on display in Antonito. Grant Houston Photo
 
5563
Pea Green
CO
30', good condition, on a farm, the number in the photo looks like 5563 and Bill's notes indicate this as well, 5563 is supposed to be at Stuhr!
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5564 Arboles
CO 30', double deck, was at the loop up until the end of the 2004 season, was on display at CRRM until the purchase by DRHS in 2015. Currently at Arboles during the rebuild process. Josh Levine Photo  
5571 ? ? 30', Reported to be at Knott's but ruled out by reliable source. George Sapp    
5573
Alamosa
CO
Frontage road south of Alamosa
Grant Houston
 
 
5574 Ridgway CO 30', single deck, Acquired in OK, Rio Grande Ridgway Railroad Museum Photo

Museum Photo
 
5576 Buena Park CA 30', Converted to excursion George Sapp Photo
 
5579 Chama NM 30', single deck, Rio Chama campground, Rio Grande   Photo  
5586
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
 
 
5590
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection, might be 5580, Bill Pratt thought the number looked like 5890, 5590 is in the records as being dismantled in Montrose during 53
Vic Stone
Photo
 
5591 Tacoma CO 30' video, Richard Bell Photo  
5598 Grand Island NE 30', double deck, Stuhr Museum, Victor Stone Steve Peck Photo
 
5600 Chama NM 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5603
Montrose
CO
30', 7 miles east of Montrose, Gray collection
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5604
Montrose
CO
30, no lettering, used to house antiques. Bill Pratt noticed this car was no longer at the antique dealer on 9/17/16.
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5605 Silverton CO 30', double deck, Rio Grande    Photo  
5610
Montrose
CO
30', used to house antiques next to 5604, confidence on number is not 100% but this number was dismantled in Montrose in 53 so it is probably correct. Bill Pratt noticed this car was no longer at the antique dealer on 9/17/16. Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5615
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
 
 
5616 Strasburg CO 30', Was at Sundown & Southern, Now at Ulrich Locomotive Works, minus trucks Jason Midyette Photo
 
5620 Cimarron CO 30', single deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
562x Alva OK Painted green and originally reported to be 5620 but 5620 is at Cimarron. Jason Midyette Photo
5627 Arboles
CO 30', single deck, Rio Grande, this car sat for years on the Tacoma siding but was moved on April 8, 2009. The car was in private ownership in Bayfield but as of 2015 it is now a DRHS car. The car is currently in Arboles during the rebuild video, Richard Bell
Randy Babcock
Photo  
5633 Chama NM 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5635 Chama NM 30', converted to caboose 05635   Photo  
5636 West of Chama NM 30', double deck, abandoned along old grade   Photo Aerial Photo
5643
Paonia
CO
30', Was in the Helfin collection at the Alamosa roundhouse site. Now restored to early livery and in the collection of the old west town at Bear Ranch.
Grant Houston
Jerry Huck
Group Photo
Aerial
5644
Colorado Springs
CO
30', This car came from the Helfin collection and is now owned by Robert Sanders and Phil Johnson.
Grant Houston
Phil Johnson
Photo
 
5645 Alamosa CO 30', near Alamosa roundhouse site, now part of Don Shank's collection Grant Houston Photo
 
5647
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection, 7 miles west of Montrose
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5650
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
 
 
5654
Denver
CO
30', Was at Sundown & Southern, According to Jason Midyette this is a double deck but number is unknown, 5564 comes from Stone's book but 5564 is on the loop, this car was rebuilt at the Valmont site. The car has been back dated to an early 1900s appearance and put on display at the Denver stockyards.
Jason Midyette

Recent Photo


Aerial
5663
Alamosa
CO
30' Helfin collection
Grant Houston
Photo
 
5666 Golden CO 30', single deck, D&RGW   Photo  
5667
Alamosa and Bayfield
CO
30', B end only in ex Best Western Hotel, the rest of the car was in the Helfin collection, The A end is now on a workshop wall in Bayfield and the remainder of the car is being used to rebuild other stock cars.
Grant Houston
Randy Babcock
Photo
 
5669 Grand Island NE 30', double deck, Stuhr Museum Randall Hess Photo
 
5672 Nevada City CA 30', Nevada County Narrow Gauge Andrew Brandon    
5674 Chama NM 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5677 Alamosa CO 30', near Alamosa roundhouse site Grant Houston Group Photo
 
5679 Cimarron CO 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5680 Chama NM 30', Almost gone in 88, nothing left today   Photo  
5683
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
 
 
5684
Alamosa
CO
On road 21 or 109?, purchased by Grant Houston in 2007.
Grant Houston
Photo
 
5688 Pea Green CO 30', fair condition, on a farm Bill Pratt    
5691 Chama NM 30', single deck, D&RGW   Photo  
5694 Chama NM 30', ? deck, Rio Chama campground    Photo   
5695 Tacoma CO 30', double deck, D&RGW video Photo  
5698 Chama NM 30', ? deck, Rio Chama campground    Photo
  
5700
Alamosa
CO
Highway 17 at Rd 4S, frame disconnected from body
Grant Houston
 
 
5702 Silver Plume CO 30', single deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5706 Chama NM 30', single deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5709 Tacoma CO 30' Richard Bell Photo
 
5713 Mount Pleasant
IA 30', GB&L, passenger, was double deck, located at GTL until the close of the 2004 season, then moved to CRRM. Now in the collection at the Midwest Central Railroad.    Photo
 
5714 Golden CO 30', double deck, D&RGW, fresh paint summer 2004   Photo
 
5717 Golden CO 30', single deck, Rio Grande, fresh paint summer 2004   Photo  
5723 Farmington NJ Pine Creek Railway Steve Peck    
5725 Alamosa CO 30', frontage road south of Alamosa Grant Houston    
5731 San Diego county CA 30', On private backyard railroad, Fontana? George Sapp Photo
 
5733 Olathe CO 30', six miles west of Olathe and 2 miles south of Pea Green, on a farm, 2 of 4 Bill Pratt    
5737
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
Photo
 
5741
Antonito
CO
30', Was in the Helfin collection at Alamosa until 2015. Showed up at Antonito during June of 2015.
Grant Houston
Randy Babcock
Photo
 
5743 Tacoma CO 30' Richard Bell Photo
 
5747 Antonito CO 30', single deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5751
Alamosa
CO
30', Helfin Collection
Grant Houston
Photo
 
5754 Chama NM 30', single deck, Rio Chama campground, Rio Grande   Photo  
5759
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
 
 
5763 Gunnison CO 30', double deck    Photo  
5765 Fairplay CO 30', double deck, DSP&PRR   Photo
 
5770 Sedalia MO 30', UP 701, was in the collection at Alva, OK until 2013-2014 before being purchased for display at Sedalia, MO by Trails End Sedalia. Photo
5771 Independence CA 30', number verified by Grant, used to haul passenger, was at Knott's and then sold to private party, was then sold to Eastern California Museum in trade for SP boxcar 54 George Sapp
Daniel Maxwell
Photo  
5773 Tacoma CO 30', double deck, roof collapsing video, Richard Bell Photo  
5774
Antonito
CO
30', Helfin collection, purchased by the Friends and moved to Antonito 2007
Grant Houston
Photo
 
5784
Antonito
CO
30', Was in the Helfin collection at Alamosa until 2015. Showed up at Antonito during June of 2015.
Grant Houston
Photo
 
5792 Dulce NM 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo Aerial
5794 Dulce NM 30', ? deck,    Photo Aerial
5796 Chama NM 30', single deck, Rio Chama campground, Rio Grande   Photo  
5799
Olathe
CO
30', 6 miles west of Olathe
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5802
Alamosa
CO
30', Was in the Helfin collection at Alamosa until 2015. Showed up at Antonito during June of 2015.
Grant Houston
Randy Babcock
Photo
 
5804
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection
Vic Stone
Photo
 
5809 Olathe CO 30', six miles west of Olathe and 2 miles south of Pea Green, on a farm, 3 of 4 Bill Pratt    
5821
Montrose
CO
30', Gray collection, mostly burnt in a fire in late 2005 or early 2006.
Vic Stone
Photo
 
5827 Silverton CO 30', single deck, TPRR (Texas Pacific RR)   Photo  
5831?
Alamosa
CO
Highway 17 at Rd 4S, frame disconnected from body, 3rd and 4th digit of number questionable
Grant Houston
 
 
5832
Alamosa
CO
30', Helfin collection
Grant Houston
Group Photo
 
5838
Olathe
CO
30', 5 miles west of Olathe, one mile SE of 5512
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
5841 Chama NM 30', double deck, Rio Grande   Photo  
5848
Olathe
CO
30', six miles west of Olathe and 2 miles south of Pea Green, on a farm, 4 of 4
Bill Pratt
 
 
5926
Alamosa
CO
Road 109 south of Alamosa, used as a shed and in reasonable shape, Brad's auto body
Grant Houston
Peter Christie
Photo
 
5962
Alamosa
CO
Road 109 south of Alamosa, used as a shed and in reasonable shape, Brad's auto body
Grant Houston
Peter Christie
Photo
 
5970
La Jara
CO
Located south of 5926 and 5962 on RD 21, partially obscured
Grant Houston
 
 
5995
Antonito
CO
This car was east of highway, north of La Jara. The car was purchased in 2007 by the Friends and moved to Antonito.
Grant Houston
Craig Kumler
Photo
 

Unidentified
 
Car # City State Description Source Photo Aerial
? Alamosa CO Possibly 24 cars at the Huneycutt Ranch, Auctioned off sometime before 2004, locations unknown, Note 5549 was supposed to be in this group and it is now at Chama, Friend's site indicates that it came from Helfin collection      
? Alva OK Reported to be 6 stock cars      
55X3
La Jara
CO
One wall from the car, located at a stock and boxcar "graveyard" on RD 19
Grant Houston
 
 
?
Montrose
CO
Stock car frame used as part of fence, superstructure gone
Bill Pratt
Photo
 
?
Montrose
CO
On a farm off of the road to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Randy Babcock
Photo
 
?
Montrose
CO
On a farm off of the road to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Randy Babcock
Photo
 
? Olathe CO 30', 1/2 mile north of 5838, five miles west of Olathe, 1 of 2 Bill Pratt    
? Olathe  CO 30', 1/2 mile north of 5838, five miles west of Olathe, 2 of 2 Bill Pratt    
5XXX
Sanford
CO
Corner of Ivy and Seventh
Grant Houston
 
 


 Reference Material:

Taking Stock by Victor Stone is an excellent source of details on the stock cars. This book provides both drawings and photos of the various types of stock cars.

Narrow Gauge Pictorial Vol IV by Robert Grandt covers stock cars, refrigerator cars and tank cars.



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