McCloud River Railroad
Equipment Roster
Miscellaneous Work Cars


A leased Southern Pacific ditcher and side dump car at work near Car A. From the T.E. "Eddy" Glover Collection.

Miscellaneous work cars that don't fit into any other category will be featured on this page.

504- 41-foot long, 50-ton capacity drop bottom gondola, purchased 5/1958 from Western Pacific (ex-WP #5685). One of 700 such cars built 1921 for the WP by Pressed Steel Car. Used in scrap service. Retired late 1970/early 1971.

1733:2- Tool car. Converted 8/1941 from box car #3031. Car was one of two cat doctor cars mated to fuel cars #2003/#2004 and equipped to carry tools and parts to service and make field repairs to logging tractors. Retired sometime after 1963.


Tool car #1733 with one of the fuel tanks at Camp Kinyon. Henry W. Brueckman photograph, Jack Neville collection.

1769- Horse car, converted 1914 from water car #1813:1. Used to transport horses between the woods and some ranches the lumber company owned in the valleys south of McCloud. Retired 4/2/1932.

1771- Outfit (Tool). Converted 6/1914 from water car #1815:1. Retired 4/2/1932.

1983- Material/Supply/Tool car. Rebuilt from log flat #1983. Car was one of two cat doctor cars mated to fuel cars #2003/#2004 and equipped to carry tools and parts to service and make field repairs to logging tractors. Retired sometime after 1963.


Tool car #1983 coupled to outfit car #01 in McCloud about 1953. Travis Berryman collection.