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#15/16, Texas Chief
Revised 10/5/2012

#15, No date, out of Chicago
Provided by Gordon Locke
Engines 36C, 38L, 304B, 305A, 35L

BagE 3738 to Temple
RPO 96 Mail, to KC
BagE 3520 Mail and BagE
BagE 3518 Express
Chair 3187  
Chair 2866  
Chair 2835  
Chair 2894  
Chair 2937 Houston
Chair 2823  
Chair 2796 Dallas
Dinner 1495  
Lounge 1372  
PS Pine Cove Car 158 Houston
PS Regal Center Car 156 FWTH
PS Palm Loch Car 154 Dallas
PS Blue Grove Car 151 Wichita

5 locos, 17 cars

#15, June 9, 1967 at Cleburne, TX
provided by Conductor Gordon Locke
Engines 330L-327B-340B-337A

ATSF3600 LwtBudd BagMailExp 3500-3659, MailWalthers
ATSF 3821 LwtBaggage 
ATSF3525 LwtBudd BagMailExp 3500-3659, MailWalthers
ATSF 3510 LwtBudd BagMailExp 3500-3659, MailWalthers
ATSF2823 LwtBudd 48 Seat Chair 2816-2860Walthers
ATSF2957LwtATSF 44 seat chair 2956-2960< Taos, 3240, 3243-45 
ATSF2933LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2912-2945 
ATSF2919LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2912-2945 
ATSF2866LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2861-2911 
ATSF1496 LwtBudd Diner 1489-1498 
ATSF1372 LwtLounge Car 
ATSF Pine BeachLwtBudd 10-6, Plan 9521, SEWalthers
ATSF3929 LwtPS/ATSF BagMailExp 3915-3939DH to Temple

13 Cars 910 Tons.
184 rev.coach psgrs. and 9 rev. in Pullman.

#16 August 5th. 1967, Temple-Cleburne
Engineer M.B.Brooks (best there was)
Fireboy J.A.Alexander
Cond. G.G.Locke (Provided this consist)
Brakeman T.A.Traylor Sr.
Head bkmn, was one of the prior rights
Colored Porter Brakeman C.M.Robinson.
Eng.354-351

ATSF3456 LwtACF BagMailExp 3453-3466SFRH&MS
ATSF3914LwtPS/ATSF BagMailExp 3890-3914 
ATSF3546LwtBudd BagMailExp 3500-3554Walthers
ATSF3603LwtBudd RPO-Bag 3600-3603 
ATSF2818LwtBudd 48 Seat Chair 2816-2860Walthers
ATSF2833LwtBudd 48 Seat Chair 2816-2860Walthers
ATSF2851LwtBudd 48 Seat Chair 2816-2860Walthers
ATSF2932LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2912-2945 
ATSF2796 LwtATSF 48 Seat Chair 2791-2803 
ATSF1477LwtBudd Diner 1474-1484 
ATSF1345 LwtPS Bar LngeDorm 
ATSFPalm ViewLwtACF 10-6, Plan 9014, SESFRH&MS

12 cars 840 tons
44 rev -14 passholders-8346 (Ft. Worth)
10 under age-8346 (Ft. Worth)
186 rev-18 passholders and 25 underage North of 8346 (Ft. Worth).
17 rev. North of 8346 (Ft. Worth) in Pullman.
Temple--- 10:30am- 11:00 prep time
11:00am- 11:12 conn.
11:12am- 11:22 unload express
McGregor--- 11:48am- 11:50 passengers
Cleburne--- 12:49pm arrive

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#16U TEXAS CHIEF
KC (Kansas City, MO) FA (Fort Madison, IA)
11-22-68 On duty 105a, off duty 515a, Dp KC OT (on time), Ar FA 515a
by Richard Peterson
300L F7A
309B F7B
46A F3B
35C F3A
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3652 BAGGAGE
536 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 1 (line number)
722 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 2
530 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 3
544 BIG DOME LOUNGE
1481 DINER
PINE PASS 10R-6B SLEEPER 168
PALM TOWER 10R-6B SLEEPER 166
PINE GROVE 10R-6B SLEEPER 164

9 CARS 630 TONS

 

#16Z TEXAS CHIEF
KC (Kansas City, MO) FA (Fort Madison, IA)
12-27-68, On duty 155am, off duty 605am, Dp KC 238am, Ar FA 605am., Provided by Richard Peterson

303L F7A
304L F7A
42B F3B
44B F3B
308B F7B
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3502 BAGGAGE
3140 CHAIR CAR
2851 CHAIR CAR
726 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 1 (Step-down, Loading number)
718 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 2
708 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 3
729 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 4 (Step-down)
1576 LUNCH COUNTER DINER DORM
553 BIG DOME CHAIR LOUNGE DORM
1498 DINER
PINE FERN 10R-6B SLEEPER 168
REGAL STREAM 4B-4C-2D SLEEPER 167 (Holiday extra)
REGAL DOME 4B-4C-2D SLEEPER 165 (Holiday extra)
PALM STAR 10R-6B SLEEPER 166
PINE GORGE 10R-6B SLEEPER 164

15 CARS 1050 TONS
Engineman: C. LANGE
Fireman: STEFFENOVIC (?)
Brakeman: LINDBERG
CCA: T. KINGLEY (Chair car attendant)
T. WHITE
J.R. WILSON
E. GARTH
TB Man: NAGEL (Train baggage man)

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ATSF #15K TEXAS CHIEF
FA (Fort Madison, IA) KC (Kansas City, MO)
1-11-69, On duty 850pm, off duty 110am (Saturday/Sunday)
Dp FA 943pm, 33" late
Ar KC 110am, 20" late, provided by Richard Peterson

19C F3A
302A F7B
31B F3B
24B F3B
24A F3B
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3548 BAGGAGE - MAIL FW (Ft. Worth)
3515 BAGGAGE - MAIL BAGGAGE HOUS (Houston)
726 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR1 (Step-down, Loading number)
723 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 2
718 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 3
729 HI-LEVEL CHAIR CAR 4 (Step-down)
551 BIG DOME CHAIR LOUNGE DORM
1497 DINER
PINE RING 10R-6B SLEEPER 158 (Houston)
9041 SP 10R-6B SLEEPER 157 HOUS
PALM STAR 10R-6B SLEEPER 156 FW
PINE LODGE 10R-6B SLEEPER 154 TOP (Topeka set out sleeper)
1447 LOUNGE DH KC
3660 BAGGAGE MAIL KC

14 CARS 980 TONS
Engineman: M.F. ROSS
Fireman: AUSTIN
Brakeman: C.S. MILLER
CCA: HOLLOWES (Chair car attendant)
W. HARVEY
D. MAJORS

T.B. Man: STAUFFER (Train baggage man)

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#15, January 2, 1970, Kansas City
Provided by Richard Stephy
Locomotives: 36C, 48A, 19C, 40A, 300A

ATSF3515LwtBudd BagMailExp 3500-3659, MailWalthersFort Worth
ATSF3682LwtACF BagMailExp 3660-3684  
ATSF2817LwtBudd 48 Seat Chair 2816-2860Walthers 
ATSF2943LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2912-2945  
ATSF2937LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2912-2945  
ATSF732LwtBudd 72 Seat chair, Hi-Level 725-736Detail Associates 
ATSF723LwtBudd 72 Seat chair, Hi-Level 725-736Detail Associates 
ATSF532LwtBudd 68 seat chair, Hi-Level 528-537Detail Associates 
ATSF1572LwtATSF (1954) LnchCntrDin/Dorm  
ATSF552LwtFulldome Bar/Lnge/Dorm 550-555  
ATSF1492LwtBudd Diner 1489-1498  
ATSFPine GeorgeLwtBudd 10-6, Plan 9521, SEWalthersHouston
ATSFPalm LoreLwtACF 10-6, Plan 9014, SE Fort Worth
ATSFBlue MoonLwtPS 10-3-2 , Plan 4145, SESFRH&MSTopeka

 

#16 Jan, 4 1970, Fort Worth,
provided by Richard Stephy
Locomotives: 356,350, 358

ATSF 3676 LwtACF BagMailExp 3660-3684 
ATSF 2907 LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2861-2911SFRH&MS
ATSF 2879 LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2861-2911SFRH&MS
ATSF2861 LwtPS 44 Seat Chair 2861-2911SFRH&MS
ATSF 549 LwtBudd 68 seat chair, Hi-Level 538-549Detail Associates
ATSF 713 LwtBudd 72 Seat chair, Hi-Level 700-724Detail Associates
ATSF 729 LwtBudd 72 Seat chair, Hi-Level 725-736Detail Associates
ATSF 1573 LwtPS LnchCtrDin 1566-1577 
ATSF 553 LwtFulldome Bar/Lnge/Dorm 550-555 
ATSF 1498 LwtBudd Diner 1489-1498 
ATSF Pine BeachLwtBudd 10-6, Plan 9521, SEWalthers
ATSFPalm TowerLwtACF 10-6, Plan 9014, SE 

Amtrak:

#15 Texas Chief 16 August 1972
Provided by Mike Tisdale <tisdalem@calweb.com>
Engines: ATK 1331 E9A, ATK 1456 E9B

ATK ex-ATSF1021 B   
ATSF 702 Hi-C  
ATK 9955 Hi-C  
ATSF 700 Hi-C  
ATSF 538 Hi-C  
CBQ-CZ Silver Lounge Dome-L-Dorm  
ATSF 1492 Diner  
ATSF Pine Range 10-6 S  
ATSF Regal City 4-4-2 S  
ATSF
36 Business Car  

#16 Texas Chief, 16 August 1972
Provided by Mike Tisdale <tisdalem@calweb.com>
Engines: ATK 1327 E9A, ATK 1373 E9B

ATK ex-ATSF1022 B   
ATSF 729 Hi-C  
ATK 9953 Hi-C  
ATK 9963 Hi-C  
ATSF 532 Hi-C  
ATSF 1376 Concho L  
UP 4811 Diner  
ATSF Pine Dale 10-6 S  
SCL 6202 Humming Bird 7br-2dr S  


Amtrak #15 Texas Chief, departing Chicago Union Station, September 3,
1972, provided by Harry Bilger <hbilger2@airmail.net>

Amtrak 1428 ex UP E9A
Amtrak 1373 ex UP E9B
Santa Fe 3664 baggage
Santa Fe 704 hi-level chair car
Amtrak 9932 hi-level chair car
Amtrak 9957 hi-level chair car
Santa Fe 540 hi-level chair car
Santa Fe 'Picuris' dorm-club lounge
Santa Fe 1491 36 seat Budd dining car
Santa Fe 'Pine Fern' 10-6 sleeping car
SCL 'Honey Bird' 7-2 sleeping car
Santa Fe 'Pine Dawn' 10-6 sleeping car
Santa Fe 'Indian Falls' 11 DBR sleeping car
Amtrak 4881 coach


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