Milk Car Roster

The following is the Rutland Railroad/Railway’s milk car roster from 1920 until 1961.

Number Builder Date Type Notes
300-328 Milk Rutland rebuilds 1918-19
329-336 Merchants Despatch Transport 1914 Milk
337 American Car and Foundry 1904 Milk Wood, steel underframe, ex baggage car 193, rebuilt 1918, retired 1961
338 American Car and Foundry 1904 Milk Wood, steel underframe, ex baggage car 194, rebuilt 1919, sold for scrap April 1957
340-349 Merchants Despatch Transport 1924 Milk Wood, steel underframe
350-355 1925 Milk Wood, steel underframe – ex DL&W purchased in 1954
383-399 Milk Wood, steel underframe, ex-reefers rebuilt to milk cars 1926-27 from Rutland 1800-series reefers.

Sources:

  • Passenger Cars of New England, Vol 3 – Robert A. Liljestrand & David R. Sweetland
  • Railway Milk Cars, Vol 2 – Robert A. Liljestrand & John Nehrich
  • The Rutland, 60 Years of Trying, Vol 1 – Robert Nimke