Record #: 15

Last Updated: 7/15/2013

Equipment Designation: Sleeper

Unit Number: "McGirth"

Type: HW sleeper

Category: Passenger Service

Equipment Location:

Original owner or donor: Southern

 
Description: Built by Pullman in 1925 (Lot 4845, Plan 3410, Diagram 5; 12-section/one-drawing room) as McGirth.  Sold to CNO&TP on December 31, 1948, for $2,792.77.  Maintained name, but also given CNO&TP 3512.  Reported to have saw service in Cincinnati-Florida and Washington-Augusta trains.  Retired by Southern Railway on November 10, 1964 and donated to the chapter on October 9, 1965.  Used for several years in excursion service until damaged by small fire in November, 1975.
   
OLD DOMINION CHAPTER-
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Richmond, VA. USA
 

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