Rail Boxcar, California Western Railroad #462

Rail Boxcar, California Western Railroad #462

Year Built:
1912
Type of Equipment:
Rail Car
Boxcar
Traction:
Rail Trucks
Manufacturer:
California Western Railroad
Manufacturer Location:
Fort Bragg, CA
In Service:
California Western Railroad
Owner:
Roots of Motive Power
In 1912 the California Western Railroad had a total of 199 cars in freight service, the vast majority being flatcars used for hauling logs and lumber. Of that total, the Railroad owned three wooden boxcars, built in 1912, and then rebuilt in 1923. Car #462 was acquired by Bert and Ferne Rudolph of Willits, California in the 1950s. Roots of Motive Power purchased the boxcar from the Rudolphs in 1991.

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