SOUTHERN PACIFIC HEAVYWEIGHT CARS
PAINTED IN THE DAYLIGHT SCHEME

The following heavyweight cars received the Daylight paint scheme. The information was provided in an email by Bob Pecotich.

This page is part of David Coscia's SP Site

January 1, 2002


Baggage/Postal 70 foot (40 foot baggage/30 foot RPO) Harriman arch roof:
TNO 141, 148 - Pullman-built 1916

Club Lounge 75 foot Harriman arch roof:
2920, 2929 - ACF-built 1924-1923 in baggage club series 3211-3228 and rebuilt at Sacramento in 1937, painted Daylight 1947
2980 - Pullman-built 1913-14 in baggage club series 3229-3232 re-built by Sacramento 1940, painted Daylight 1947

Baggage/coach 60 foot Harriman arch roof:
3176 - Rider coach for the San Joaquin Daylight Lathrop-Tracy midday layover move. 3176 does not appear in the 1933 Pacific lines diagrams but does appear in a January 1, 1952 equipment roster. Painted Daylight 1941.

Storage Mail 80 foot (20 foot baggage/60 foot RPO) monitor roof:
4301 - St Louis Car-built 1937. Originally 7242 of 7240-7249 series, part of the 4300-4302 series on the 1/1/1952 roster. By the 5/6/1959 SP car assignment list (59CA), listed as an 80 foot baggage, repainted simulated stainless steel and assigned to the Golden State.

Baggage-Postal 70 foot (40 foot baggage/30 foot RPO) Harriman arch roof:
5069-5070 Pullman-built 1927 in series 5065-5070. Painted Daylight Sacramento 1941. By 59CA, 5069 was painted simulated stainless steel, with both cars assigned to Trains 39-40.

Baggage-Postal 70 foot (40 foot baggage/30 foot RPO) Harriman arch roof:
5124 - Standard Steel Car-built 1925 in series 5123-5128. Painted Daylight 1942.

Baggage-Postal 80 foot (20 foot baggage/60 foot RPO) monitor roof:
5217-5219 - St Louis Car-built 1937. Originally 7247, 7248 and 7240 of 7240-7249 series. By 59CA, all painted Daylight with 5217-8 assigned to SJ Daylight and 5219 assigned to Trains 57-58.

Baggage 60 foot Harriman arch roof:
6029 - Pullman-built 1909 for O&C 6025-6034 series. Painted Daylight 1941 for the San Joaquin.

Baggage 70 foot Harriman arch roof:
6083, 6085, 6091, 6092 - Bethlehem Shipbuilding-built 1927 for series 6083 -6092. By 59CA, car/color/train assignments were:
6083/gray/11-12, 6085/ Daylight/51/20-19/58, 6091/gray/11-12, 6092/Daylight/9-10.

Baggage 70 foot Harriman arch roof:
6204 - Pullman-built 1912 for series CP 6203-12. Painted for the San Joaquin in 1941.

Baggage 70 foot Harriman arch roof:
6448 - Standard Steel Car-built 1928 in series 6444-6453. Painted Daylight 1946. By 59CA, color was still Daylight and train assignment was 51/20- 19/58.

Baggage-Postal 80 foot (20 foot baggage/60 foot RPO) monitor roof:
6506-6507 - St Louis Car-built 1937. Originally 7229, 7230. Painted Daylight 1950. By 59CA, still painted Daylight and assigned to Trains 51-52.

Diner 77 foot monitor roof:
10038, 10040 - Pullman-built 1926. Painted Daylight 1946

Diner 77 foot Harriman arch roof:
10115, 10117 - Pullman-built 1926 as part of series CP10108-10117. Painted Daylight 1946

Diner 77 foot monitor roof:
10148 - Pullman-built 1926 as part of series CP10148-10157. Painted Daylight 1946

Diner 77 foot Harriman arch roof, rebuilt from 72' 6" observation by SP Sacramento in 1921, becoming 10096:
10503 - Converted to Hamburger/Grill by SP Sacramto 1952, probably painted Daylight when converted.
Doesn't appear on 59CA.

Diner 77 foot Harriman arch roof, 10098:
10505 - Converted to Hamburger/Grill by SP Sacramento 1952, probably painted Daylight when converted.
Doesn't appear on 59CA.

Diner 10507 - Converted to Hamburger/Grill by SP