Union Pacific Railroad
Business Car 
UP 103
 
Historical Information

 
Texas and Pacific Railway Logo
Union Pacific Business Car No. 103
Union Pacific Business Car No. 103

 

Union Pacific Railroad
Business Car No. 103
 
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Built by the American Car and Foundry; St. Charles, Missouri December, 1928 for the Texas & Pacific Railway, Lot #617

 
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Delivered to the Texas & Pacific Railway January, 1929 as the T&P Business Car No. 2 [Note:  T&P Business Car No. 1 built November, 1928, same Lot Number]

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Mahogany Inside Finish

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Observation seating for 8 people

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Dinning Room seating for 10 people

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Bedrooms: A, B & C

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Crew Quarters for 2 people

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Full Service Kitchen

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Open Observation Platform on B end

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Weight - 221,400 pounds -- 111 Tons

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74' 8" over end sills

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85' 3" over pulling face of couplers

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Complete Electrical Service (on board generator)

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Heating and Air Conditioning

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Steel body and underframe

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Six-wheel outside hanger trucks

Missouri Pacific Railroad Logo
 
St. Louis, Missouri
June, 1963
 
 
As "Missouri Pacific No. 10"

Pictured above as the ....

 

"Missouri Pacific Railroad No. 10"
 
Photograph from the
Missouri Pacific Historical Society

 

Union Pacific No. 103 - Observation Platform
bulletOriginal T&P No. 2 Business Car, 1928
bulletRenumbered to T&P No. 10 Business Car
bulletRenumbered to MP No. 10 Business Car
bulletRenumbered to UP No. 105 Business Car
bulletRenumbered to UP No. 103 Business Car in 1987
bulletCurrently located at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, CA

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rjm August 19, 2000