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Yakima Valley Transportation Company

Yakima Valley Transportation Company - YVT

Route:
Yakima, WA area (19.9 miles)
Headquarters:
Yakima, WA
Junctions with other railroads:
BN & UP: Yakima, WA
Radio frequencies:
?
History:
Filed for abandonment on April 26, 1984.
ICC approved abandonment on June 5, 1985.
Operations discontinued on November 11, 1985.
Parts of line saved by City of Yakima and operated today.
Ownership:
Union Pacifc Railroad
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
A Niles line car 1909 acquired new 1909 1985 to City of Yakima for continued operations
A-1 McKeen motor car 1910 acquired new 1910 to North Coast Railway A-1
A-2 (?) McKeen motor car to North Coast Railway A-2 (?)
1:1 ? 0-4-0 ex Terre Haute & Indianapolis Railroad c. 1910 to North Coast Railway 5, c.1910; sold to logging company; scrapped
1:2 Danville Street Car 1908 acquired new 1908 1926 scrapped, 1926
2 Danville Street Car 1908 acquired new 1908 1926 scrapped, 1926
3 Danville Street Car 1908 acquired new 1908 1930 scrapped, 1930
4 Danville Street Car 1910 acquired new 1910 1930 scrapped, 1930
5 Danville Street Car 1910 acquired new 1910 1930 scrapped, 1930
6 Stephenson Street Car 1910 acquired new 1910 1937 scrapped, 1937
7 Stephenson Street Car 1910 acquired new 1910 1947 scrapped, 1947
8 American Street Car 1910 acquired new 1910 1930 scrapped, 1930
9 American Street Car 1910 acquired new 1910 1930 scrapped, 1930
10 Stephenson Street Car 1904 nee Yonkers Railway 148 1914 1939 scrapped, 1939
11 Stephenson Street Car 1904 nee Yonkers Railway 149 1914 1939 scrapped, 1939
18 Brill Street Car nee Tacoma Railway & Power 18 1907 1908 rented from Tacoma Ry & Power; returned, 1908
20 Brill Street Car 1930 acquired new 1930 to Portland Traction 4008
21 Brill Street Car 1930 acquired new 1930 to Portland Traction 4009; returned to City of Yakima, 1989
22 Brill Street Car 1930 acquired new 1930 to Portland Traction 4010; returned to City of Yakima, 1989
36 Brill Street Car nee Tacoma Railway & Power 36 1907 1908 rented from Tacoma Ry & Power; returned, 1908
100 Niles Interurban 1909 acquired new 1909 1947 scrapped, 1947
101 American Interurban 1910 acquired new 1910 1930 scrapped, 1930
200 Jewett Interurban 1913 acquired new 1913 1939 scrapped, 1939
201 Jewett Interurban 1913 acquired new 1913 1939 scrapped, 1939
297 BLW-West 50T electric 1923 56937 ex UP E-100; nee Glendale & Montrose 22 1942 1984 to Orange Empire Railway Museum, 1985
298 GE 50T electric 1922 8788 acquired new 1922 1985 to City of Yakima for continued operations
299 BLW-West 35T electric 1907 32061 ex OE 15; nee United Railway (Oregon) 1 1920 1958 scrapped, 1958
300 Niles Interurban 1909 acquired new 1909 1956 scrapped, 1956
301 Jewett Interurban 1913 acquired new 1913 to California Railway Museum (for trucks); dismantled, 1972
1776 Brill Street Car 1927 1974 rebuilt from Brill parts by STCP (Oportal, Portugal); acquired by Yakima County; in service
1976 Brill Street Car 1927 1974 rebuilt from Brill parts by STCP (Oportal, Portugal); acquired by Yakima County; in service

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Last updated: Sept. 13, 2014