Union Pacific #5726

Technical Data

Builder American Car & Foundry
Date 1957
Class UP 5711-5745
Length 75′
Acquired 2003


74’ / Lightweight/ 100460 lbs (50 tons) 2 axle trucks, roller bearings, disk brakes

Built new for the Union Pacific (UP) as Postal Storage/Baggage car #5726, renumbered UP #904253 for use as MOW service.  Acquired from Sims Metals by Golden State Model RR Museum for display at PT. Richmond.  Donated in 2003 to PLA by Richmond Pacific who was storing car when GSMRM discovered it would not fit in location.  Moved to Niles Canyon in big move of June 8, 2005.  In use at Brightside.