Equipment

Below is a list of Railroading Heritage of Midwest America’s diverse collection of equipment that hails from multiple railroads. This collection has been acquired through various forms of donations or purchases. Follow the links provided to see in-depth details of all RRHMA’s equipment.

Locomotives


Locomotive #5511 – Santa Fe

Locomotive #5511 – Santa Fe

Union Pacific No. 5511 is a TTT-63 Class 2-10-2 Santa Fe type tender steam locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1923 for the...

Locomotive #3985 – Challenger

Locomotive #3985 – Challenger

Union Pacific 3985, also known as the “Challenger”, is a four-cylinder simple articulated 4-6-6-4 “Challenger”-type steam locomotive built in July 1943 by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) of Schenectady, New York for the Union Pacific Railroad. No. 3985 is one of only two Challengers still in existence and the only one to have operated in excursion service.

Locomotive #6936 – DD40X

Locomotive #6936 – DD40X

The EMD DDA40X is a 6,600 hp (4,943 kW) D-D locomotive, built from 1969 to 1971 exclusively for the Union Pacific Railroad. It is the most powerful diesel-electric locomotive model ever built on a single frame, having two 16-645E3A diesel prime movers. Union Pacific has marked DD40X on the cab exteriors, while EMD literature inconsistently refers to this model as either DD-40X or DDA40X.

Passenger Cars


Coach #5480 – Sunshine Special

Coach #5480 – Sunshine Special

Sunshine Special was built by American Car & Foundry in 1953 as 44-seat coach #5480, configured with coach seating for 44 passengers and public restrooms at both ends.  Named Sunshine Special in 1989 after the passenger train ran by Missouri Pacificlines and the...

Coach #5468 – Katy Flyer

Coach #5468 – Katy Flyer

Katy Flyer was built by American Car & Foundry in 1953 as 44-seat coach #5468, configured with coach seating for 44 passengers and public restrooms at both ends.  #5468 was renamed the Katy Flyer in 1993 after the Missouri Kansas & Texas Railroad flagship...

Coach #5486 – City of Salina

Coach #5486 – City of Salina

City of Salina was built by American Car & Foundry in 1953 as #5486, configured with coach seating for 44 passengers and public restrooms at both ends.  #5486 named City of Salina  in 1992 after the nation’s first 3 car high-speed train set, powered by an internal...

Business Car #140 – Stanford

Business Car #140 – Stanford

Completed by Pullman in January 1928 for  Southern Pacific as the Sunset #140. Inside are 4 bedrooms finished in walnut and mahogany, kitchen, crew quarters and observation room. Renamed in November 1955 to Stanford owing to the arrival of Southern Pacific new Sunset...

Business Car #115 – Selma

Business Car #115 – Selma

Selma was built for Union Pacific by Pullman Standard in 1912 as business car No. 101. As the now oldest car in the fleet, it was once sold to Western Pacific only to make its way back to the Union Pacific through a merger in 1982, and finally named Selma in 1987. In...

Coach #5473 – Portland Rose

Coach #5473 – Portland Rose

Portland Rose was built by American Car & Foundry in 1953 as #5473, configured with coach seating for 44 passengers and public restrooms at both ends. Renamed Portland Rose in 1990 after the train Portland Rose, which operated between Chicago and Portland, Ore....

Diner #5016

Diner #5016

Union Pacific 5016 was built in 1959 by the Saint Louis Car Company for the Union Pacific Railroad. This lightweight Cafe / Diner was in service from 1959 through 1974.