Large Object Collection


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To view the Museum's holdings of motive power and equipment artifacts, click below on an area of interest. Please note that additional information is available about some artifacts and where applicable hyperlinks appear in the list. Not all large artifacts are included in this list. 

Bridges

Bridge 35 Lassig Bridge and Iron Works, 1891-built through-pin-connected Pratt truss. Restored in 2003; purchased 1981 from the Burlington Northern Railroad. To see images of the 2003 restoration, click here.

Bridge 5.46 (demolished May/June 2005)  A & P Roberts Company, 1896-built through-pin- connected Pratt truss.  Moved to Snoqualmie in 1916.

 

Steam Locomotives

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Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd. #14 Baldwin 1898 4-6-0. Last operated 1960; Purchased 1960 from CC(D)Ltd. 


Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd. #17 Baldwin 1891 2-6-0T+T. Ex-Wellington Colliery Ry. 0-6-0T #17. Purchased 1960 from CC(D)Ltd. 


S.A. Agnew Lumber Company #1 Lima 1904 3-Truck Shay. Last operated 1951; ex. Eastern Railway & Lumber Company #1.  Second oldest surviving 3-Truck Shay. 1964gift  of S. A. Agnew Lumber Co. 


Northern Pacific Railway #924 Rogers 1899 0-6-0. Gift 1969 of Inland Empire Paper Co. Sole surviving class L-5 0-6-0. 


Ohio Match Company #4 Heisler 1923 2-Truck Heisler. Last operated 1958; Purchased 1967 from Charles G. Morrow. 


Union Pacific Railroad (Oregon Short Line) #529 Baldwin 1903 2-8-0. Retired 1965; 1965 gift of Edward Hines Lumber Co. 

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United States Plywood Corporation #11 Baldwin 1926 2-6-6-2. Ex-Ostrander Railway & Timber Co. 2-6-6-2T #7. Leased 1972 from Washington State Parks. Last operated 1990 at Northwest Railway Museum. Restoration to appearance in 1956 completed in February 2005.  Click here to view the results of this restoration. 


Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #6 Baldwin 1928 2-6-6-2. Gift 1965 of Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. Last operated 1974 at Northwest Railway Museum. 


Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #108 Baldwin 1926 2-6-6-2T. Retired 1954; Gift 1964 of Weyerhaeuser Timber Co.

Internal Combustion Locomotives

Locomotives
J. H. Baxter Company #6-C Whitcomb 1925 MO 12 Ton Gasoline-Mechanical. Originally 36” gauge. Purchased 1981 from J. H. Baxter Co. Restored in 2000.
 

Kennecott Copper Corporation #201 Alco 1951 RSD-4 A. Gift 1983 of Kennecott Copper Corp. Partially restored to 1950s appearance; operable. Sole surviving RSD-4.
 

Northern Pacific Railway #125 Alco 1940 HH660. Purchased 2001 from Port of Longview; not yet on site. Oldest surviving NP diesel.
 

Snoqualmie Valley Railroad #4012 B-L-H 1954 RS-4TC. Ex-U.S. Army #4012. Purchased 2001 from General Services Administration. In service on the interpretive railway.
 

Snoqualmie Valley Railroad #4024 B-L-H 1954 RS-4TC. Ex-U.S. Army #4024. Purchased 2001 from General Services Administration. In service on the interpretive railway.

St. Regis Paper Company #463 Plymouth 1943 ML-6 30 Ton Gasoline Mechanical. Gift 1977 of St. Regis Paper Co. Cecil_faceless.jpg

United States Navy #7320 General Electric 1941 45 Ton. Leased 1976 from Washington State Parks. Last operated 1994 at Northwest Railway Museum. Cecil the Diesel Club mascot. 

Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #1 Fairbanks-Morse 1951 H-12-44. Purchased 1987 from Northern Rail Services. Restored to 1950’s appearance; operable.  On exhibit in Train Shed.

Passenger Cars

Canadian Pacific Railway #25 Saskatchewan QMO&O shops 1881 Business Car. Ex-Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa & Occidental Railway parlor/sleeper Chapleau. Gift 1986 of Cole & Martin.
 

Great Northern Railway #485 Pullman 1921 Baggage. Ex-Pullman sleeper Epicurus. Purchased 1986 from Burlington Northern. Serviceable.
 

Northern Pacific Railway #889 Barney & Smith 1881 Chair Car. Possibly used on first NP transcontinental train. Purchased 1960 from NP. 

Northern Pacific Railway #1361 Pullman 1915 Deluxe Coach. Ex-NP smoker coach #1151. Purchased 1989 from Hively. 

Snoqualmie Valley Railroad #2945 Pullman 1950 Private Car. Ex-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe coach #2945, Amtrak coach #4548. 1992 gift of Ceander. 

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #52 Barney & Smith 1915 Mail Storage Ex-SP&S mail & express #40. Purchased 1986 from Standard Rail Services. 


Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #213 Barney & Smith 1912 Coach. Purchased 1977 from a private owner. Restoration to 1912 appearance in progress; serviceable. 

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #218 Barney & Smith 1912 Coach. Purchased 1983 from Burlington Northern. Restoration to 1912 appearance in progress.

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #272 Barney & Smith 1915 Baggage-Coach. Ex-SP&S coach #272. Purchased 1977 from Burlington Northern. Serviceable. 


Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #275 Barney & Smith 1915 Coach. Purchased 1973 from a private owner. 

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #276 Barney & Smith 1915 Coach. Purchased 1972 from Burlington Northern. Serviceable. To view images of interior restoration work, click here.

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #556 Barney & Smith 1912 Observation. Purchased 1983 from Burlington Northern. 


Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #701 Wapinitia Pass Pullman 1950 6-5-2 Sleeper. Used on Great Northern Empire Builder. Purchased 1983 from Burlington Northern. 


Union Pacific Railroad (Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation) #1590 Pullman 1913 Café/Observation Car.  Ex-UP (OWR&N) Observation #552. Gift 1977 of UP. Restoration to 1932 appearance in progress; serviceable. 

United States Army #USA-89601 St. Louis Car Co. 1952 Ambulance Kitchen Car. Gift 1987 of Kennecott Minerals Co. Serviceable.

Freight Cars

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific #MILW-33845 CMStP&P shops 1940 Boxcar. Gift 1981 of Robert B. Ledingham. 

Fruit Growers Express #FGEX-16134 FGEx shops 1920’s Refrigerator Car Purchased 19?? from Rainier Cold Storage. 

General American #GATX-585 General American 1929 Tank Car. Gift 1980 of Bethlehem Steel Company.
 

Great Northern Railway #GN-43940 Pullman/GN shops 1929 Automobile Boxcar. Gift 1984 of Longview Fibre Co. 

Great Northern Railway #GN-43948 Pullman/GN shops 1929 Automobile Boxcar. Gift 1984 of Longview Fiber Co. 

Northern Pacific Railway #1203 NP shops 1909 Cupola Caboose. Gift 1959 of Shelton Chamber of Commerce. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-10896 U.S. Car & Foundry 1923 Boxcar. Purchased 19?? from Burlington Northern. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-14794 NP shops 1932 Boxcar. Purchased 19?? from Burlington Northern. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-14831 NP shops 1932 Boxcar. Purchased 19?? from Burlington Northern.
 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-28129 Pullman 1944 Boxcar. Purchased 19?? from Burlington Northern. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-28417 Pullman 1944 Boxcar. Purchased 19?? from Burlington Northern. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-83296 Ryan Car Co. 1930 Stock Car. Purchased 1982 from Burlington Northern; Restored 1983 to 1930 appearance. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-86786 American Car & Foundry 1927 Hart Convertible Gondola. Purchased 1984 from Burlington Northern. 

Northern Pacific Railway #NP-91366 Pacific Car & Foundry 1949 Refrigerator Car. Purchased 1984 from Burlington Northern. 

Pacific Coast Railway #PC-9041 Unknown 1918 Steel Drop Bottom Gondola. Gift 1986 of Rayonier Inc. 

Shell Chemical Company #SNHX-2058 General American 1943 Tank Car. Gift 19?? of Shell Chemical Co. 

Shell Oil Company #SCCX-1246 General American 1929 Tank Car. Gift 1971 of Shell Oil Co. 

Western Fruit Express #WHIX-70325 Pacific Car & Foundry 1953 Refrigerator Car. Donated by Alaska Lumber & Pulp; restoration to 1953 appearance in progress. 

Logging and Industrial Equipment

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Flatcar #PSNS-802 Kilbourne-Jacobs 1918 Flatcar. Leased 1976 from Washington State Parks.


Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Gondola #PSNS-815 Kilbourne-Jacobs/PSNS 1918 Gondola. Built on PSNS flatcar. Leased 1976 from Washington State Parks. 

 

Rayonier Inc. #None Nisqually-Russel Car & Locomotive Works 1916 Plate Type Log Disconnects (5 pairs).  1968 gift of Rayonier. 

Rayonier Inc. #None Russel Wheel & Foundry 1900’s Model 55 Log Disconnects (Three Pairs) Gift 19?? of Rayonier. Restoration to appearance early in use completed. Click here to visit Martin Nemerever's web site with additional photos and commentary. 

Rayonier Inc. #None Seattle Car & Foundry 1912 Snohomish Model Log Disconnects (1 Pair). Gift 1968 of Rayonier. 

Rayonier Inc. #None Seattle Car & Foundry 1915? 4 Cubic Yard Side Dump Cars (Two Cars). Gift 1968 of Rayonier; Restoration to circa 1961 appearance completed. Click here to visit Martin Nemerever's web site with additional photos and commentary. 

Rayonier Inc. #1 Rayonier shops 1940’s? 1,000 Gallon Fire Car Built on side dump car frame. 1968 gift of Rayonier. Restored to circa 1950 appearance. Click here to visit Martin Nemerever's web site with additional photos and commentary.
 

Rayonier Inc. #21 Fairmont/Rayonier shops 19?? Gang Motor Car. 1984 gift of Rayonier. 

Rayonier Inc. #35 Gibson Mfg. 1951 65 Man Logging Crew Speeder. 1984 gift of Rayonier.  

Seaboard Lumber Co. #None Ohio Crane 1929 25 Ton Crane. 1973 gift of Seaboard Lumber Co. 

Skagit River Railway #40 Pacific Car & Foundry 1928 4-wheel Trailer. Gift 19?? of Charles G. Morrow estate. Restored 2001 to 1940’s appearance. Click here to visit Martin Nemerever's web site with additional photos and commentary. 

Skagit River Railway #138 Unknown 1900’s Tank Car Purchased 1967 from Seattle City Light. 

Skagit River Railway #203 Unknown 1900’s Flatcar 1971 gift of Simpson-Lee Paper.
 

Skagit River Railway #205 Unknown 1900’s Flatcar 1971 gift of Simpson-Lee Paper. 

White River Lumber Co. #001 WRLCo. shops 1945 Cupola Caboose.  1973 gift of Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. Restoration to 1945 appearance in progress. Click here to visit Martin Nemerever's web site with additional photos and commentary.

Maintenance of Way Equipment

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific #X-908140 CMStP&P shops 1910 Water Tender. Ex-CMStP&P 4-6-2 #849 tender. Gift 1962 of CMStP&P. 

Northern Pacific Railway #10 Alco 1907 Rotary Snowplow. Gift 1968 of NP. Listed on King County Register of Historical Places. 

Northern Pacific Railway #41 NP shops 1926 Scale Test Tool Car. Ex-Grand Trunk Railway boxcar #22550, built by Canadian Car and Foundry, circa 1912. 1972 gift of Burlington Northern. 

Northern Pacific Railway #204860 Unknown 1890’s Bunk Car Ex-NP boxcar #NP-?????. Gift 19?? of NP. 

Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #X-5 Industrial Works 1908 75 Ton Wrecking Crane. Gift 1972 of Purdy Co. 


Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway #X-116 Haskell & Barker/GN shops/SP&S shops 1898-1917 Idler Flat.  Ex-Great Northern boxcar #4722. Purchased 1975 from Burlington Northern. Boom tender for SP&S #X-5.