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NG Tank Roster

The D&RGW Scenic Line's
Narrow Gauge Tank Roster





Conoco Tank Cars
COLX pre1920
Designation Manufacturer CapacityTank Length
Tank Diameter
Domes
Underframe
Trucks
Modeler / Owner Blt
C.O.N.X. 5TOMALCO50,000 gal26'6"
77"
30' wood flat car
4'8" Archbar
TomG/SLMI1925


Narrow Frame UTLX 6500 gal Tank Cars
Built 1924 - 1930
Tank No. Manufacturer Orig #1947 #1956 #Heater Modeler / Owner Notes
12812Precision Scale PK-648---?TomG(Frameless #)
xxxxxPrecision Scale----StevO
Notes:
  1. Originally old small standard gauge Van Dyke cars of 1908 and 1912 vintage, rebuilt into NG cars.
  2. Steel channel frame or I-beam with 4' 8" arch bar trucks (Photo Credit: PBL)
  3. Renumbered in 1947, and again 1956.
  4. Original numbers 12000 - 13999 (12739 was lowest known number), for as many as 41-45 cars.
  5. Numbers not consecutive, consult "A Century+Ten of D&RGW Narrow Gauge Freight Cars, 1871 to 1981," page 293.
  6. No Heater cars: Orig #12812-13246*, 1947: #88000-88101*, 1956: #11000-11013
  7. Type E Heater cars: Orig #12838-13219*, 1947: #88102-88120*, 1956: #11014-11026
  8. Type W Heater cars: Orig #12770-13236*, 1947: #88125-88131, 1956: #11027-11033
  9. Car 13013/88000/11000 was ony 6000 gallon capacity.


Frameless UTLX 6500 gal Tank Cars
1936-1937
Tank No. Manufacturer Modeler / Owner Notes
55140BlackstoneGaryMGRAMPS
55341BlackstoneGaryMGRAMPS
Notes:
  1. 1910-1911 Van Dyke cars, tanks supported on saddles over each truck, rebuilt to Narrow Gauge.
  2. ASF 4' 8" wheelbase trucks (Photo Credit: PBL)
  3. 58000 series borrowed cast steel Andrews trucks (Photo Credit: PBL) (from Class 6 stock cars) in 1930s. In November 1939,
    these were replaced with 30 ton 4' 8" Bettendorf trucks (Photo Credit: PBL)
  4. Type O Heater cars: Orig #58328, 1947: #88150, 1956: #11034
  5. Type R Heater cars: Orig #58424-58450*, 1947: #88151-88156, 1956: #11035-11040
  6. Type C Heater cars: Orig #55100-55324*, 1947: #88160-88168, 1956: #11041-11049
  7. Type D Heater cars: Orig #55326-55347*, 1947: #88169-88175, 1956: #11050-11056
  8. Type J Heater cars: Orig #55346,55349*, 1947: #88176,88177, 1956: #11057,11058
  9. Unknown Heater Type: Orig #55153,54163, 54183, 55274*
  10. *Consult "A Century+Ten of D&RGW Narrow Gauge Freight Cars, 1871 to 1981," page 291-2, 294.




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