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The D&RGW Scenic Line's
Standard Gauge Flats and Bulkhead Flats Roster

D&RGW Prototype FlatsD&RGW SeriesMiscellaneous/Non-Prototype Flats
1941 50' TOFC - 40' Flats
1959 50' 50 Ton21000-2109940' Fishbelly Flats
1959 85' Pig21500-2152342' Fishbelly Flats
1963 50' TOFC21524-21548AAR 50' 70 Ton Flats
1944 53'6" 50 Ton22000-2219950' Fish Belly Flats
1951 53'6" 50 Ton22200-22249-
1950s 50' Bullkhead22330-22473-
1960s 53'9" Bulkhead22485-22661-
1956 50' 50 Ton23000-23099-
1980s 53'6" 50 Ton80000-80005-
1989 50' 200 Ton80010-80016-




1941 D&RGW 50' TOFC Service
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Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Built by D&RGW from cut down from Automobile Boxcars.
  • Carried two Rio Grande Motorways 'Pup' trailers to online points (only). Used screwjacks and tie down chains.
  • During 1950s, collapsible hitches were used for the 40 ft trailers & later the 45' trailers.


1959 D&RGW 50' 50 Ton Flats
#21000 - 21099
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
20029 *Athearn #92397(2) 25' Rio Grande Motorways Pup Trailers; #2428, #2437GaryM
Notes:
  • Built by Bethlehem Steel Co.
  • 14 stake pockets. Wood decking does not cover center sill or bolsters.
  • In 1960s, 10 cars paired for Container service (COFC) and renumbered as #20025-20029AB.
  • * Non-prototype


1959 D&RGW 85' Pig Flats
#21500 - 21523
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Built by Pullman Standard with shallow fish belly side sills.
  • Set up with fixed pedestals for Container (COFC) service.


1963 D&RGW 50' TOFC Service
#21524 - 21548
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Built by Pullman Standard with straight side sills.
  • Cut down from Automobile Boxcars.
  • Carried two Rio Grande Motorways 'Pup' trailers to online points (only).
  • During 1950s, collapsible hitches were used for the 40 ft trailers & later the 45' trailers.



Renumbered 22000 Series 53' 6" D&RGW Flat Car. Photo Credit: Chooch Enterprises Website
1944 D&RGW 53'6" 50 Ton Flats
#22000 - 22199
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Built by Mount Vernon Car; fishbelly sides, center sill, 15 stake pockets.
  • Built by D&RGW from cut down from Automobile Boxcars.
  • Carried two Rio Grande Motorways 'Pup' trailers to online points (only). Used screwjacks and tie down chains.
  • During 1950s, collapsible hitches were used for the 40 ft trailers & later the 45' trailers.


1951 D&RGW 53'6" 50 Ton Flats
#22200 - 22249
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
20032 *AthearnTwo 25' Rio Grande Motorways Pup Trailers; #2416, #2449Gary Myers
Notes:
  • * Non-prototype
  • Built by D&RGW; fishbelly sides, center sill, 15 stake pockets.
  • 15 Cars converted to car and truck frame service and renumbered to #20000-200014 in 1962
  • 20 cars set up in container service in the 1960s and renumbered to #20030-20039AB as connected pairs.
  • Athearn Kit #92398


1950s D&RGW 50' Bulkhead Flats
#22330 - 22473
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • 90 AAR cars rebuilt by D&RGW between 1951-1954 for wallboard tranpsort and renumbered #22240-22329, and equipped with lockers at A and B ends. IL spacing between bulkheads was 40' to 42'.
  • Several rebuilt again between 1955-1959 with uprights spaced 48' 5 1/2" apart.


1960s D&RGW 53' 9" Bulkhead Flats
#22485 - 22661
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Built by Bethlehem Steel Co. 1960-1963.
  • Built to transport wallboard. Equipped with Tape Cement Locker (A End).


1956 D&RGW 50' 50 Ton Flats
#23000 - 23099
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Built by ACF.


1980s D&RGW 53' 6 50-Ton
Built by Thrall, #80000 - 80005AB
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
80013 *Athearn GenesisRio Grande piggy back loadHal Zimbelman
Notes:
  • Designed to transport refrigerated containers for solid fuel rocket motors from Thiokol.
  • Rebuilt ten Bethlehem and Mount Vernon cars from the COFC pairs (20025-20039AB).
  • * Non-prototype


1989 D&RGW 50' 200-Ton Heavy Duty 4-Truck
Built by Thrall, #80010 - 80016
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Modeler / Owner
Notes:
  • Designed to transport 50 foot refrigerated containers for Trident missile solid rocket motors from Thiokol.
  • Went from the Garfield Branch in Utah to Naval Stations.
  • Only 7 cars built.


Non-prototype 40' Flats
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Blt Modeler / Owner
GTW 670000ERTL Load: (2) John Deere WaterLoo1918GaryM


Non-prototype 40' Fishbelly Flats
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Blt Modeler / Owner
C&GW 3347Athearn Load: (2) John Deere WaterLoo1929GaryM
D&RGW 22301Athearn #1347Load: Empty1925GaryM
D&RGW 22310Athearn #1347Load: (2) Large Crates1958AlexM
D&RGW 22311Athearn #1347Load: (2) Crates1958AlexM
D&RGW 22312Athearn #1347Load: (2) Crates1958AlexM
D&RGW 22313Athearn #1347Load: Vertical Hoist1948AlexM
D&RGW 22314Athearn #1347Load: Diesel Generators1958AlexM
D&RGW 22315Athearn #1347Load: (2) Fordson Tractors1958GaryM
D&RGW 22316Athearn #1347Load: Lumber1958GaryM
D&RGW 22317Athearn #1347Load: (2) John Deere Tractors1948AlexM
D&RGW 22317Athearn #1347Load: Empty1958GaryM
D&RGW 22317Athearn #1347Load: Empty1958DanG
D&RGW 22319Athearn #1347Load: Empty1948Grant
D&RGW 22319Athearn #1347Load: Empty1948Grant
D&RGW 22319Athearn #1347Load: Empty1948Grant


42' Fish Belly Side Sill 55 Ton Flats
Miscellaneous
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Blt Modeler / Owner
D&RGW 21047 *Red CabooseLoad: Empty1948GaryM
D&RGW 21160 *Red CabooseLoad: Empty1948AlexM
NYC S-496158Red Caboose RC-2203bLoad: (3) John Deere Water Loo Tractors11-29AlexM
SOO 4451Red CabooseLoad: Empty1948GaryM
TP&W 921Red CabooseLoad: Empty1948GaryM
Notes:
  • * Non-prototype


AAR 50' 70 Ton Flats
Miscellaneous
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Blt Modeler / Owner
N&W 2726Athearn 139112-41AlexM


50' Fish Belly Flats
Miscellaneous
Car # Manufacturer Miscellaneous Blt Modeler / Owner
AT&SF 93302Athearn Load: Empty1956GaryM
B&O 8971Athearn 1932Load: Empty1953AlexM






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