Remembering the Rutland


Rutland RR Post-War Maintainence-of-Way
Equipment Rosters and Capsule Histories


Contents:

Outfit Car Roster (ex-passenger cars)
Flanger Roster
Snowplow Roster
Spreader Roster
Crane & Wrecker Roster
Pile Driver Roster
Scale Test Cars


Where Are They Now?

Capsule History: Snow Fighting on the Rutland
Capsule History: Flanger X111


"Outfit Cars" (ex-passenger cars)

MOW
Number
MOW
Type
Previous
Number
Previous
Type
Notes
X600   502 Wood
Coach
 
X601   171 Wood
Baggage-Mail
Sold to GMRC 3/65;
to Chesire Rwy. Corp. 3/80
X604   517 Wood
Coach
 
X616   707 Wood
Coach
An ice cream stand on Grand Isle (Keeler's Bay), Vermont
X617 Kitchen, Dining & Living Quarters 708 Wood
Coach
sold 9/63 to Ron Butterfield;
resold and now in Plymouth, VT
X620   704 Wood
Coach
 
X621   172 Wood
Baggage-Mail
 
X622 Tool & Work Car 270 Wood
Mail-Passenger
Scrapped ca. Feb. 2002
X623   ??? Wood
Coach
 
X624   551 Wood
Coach
Preserved on the
GMRC (VRS)
X625   253 Wood
Passenger-Baggage
now owned by Steamtown
X626   180 Wood
Baggage-Mail
 
X627   129 Steel
Baggage
now owned by Steamtown
X628   134 Wood
Baggage
Sold to GMRC, now in northern VT.
X629   347 Wood
Milk
 

Flangers

Number

Original No.

Renumber Date

Build Date

Comments

X111
[photo]
X445 11/20/24 no record sold to VTR (#100) 12/63. [Capsule History]
X112 X446 12/10/24 no record scrapped 7/31/43 at Ogdensburg
X113 X440 11/26/24 1902 sold for scrap 4/60
X114 X441 11/21/24 1902 sold for scrap 4/60
X115 D&H 36034 2/60 ? bought from D&H 2/60
sold to C&P (?) 1965
X116
D&H 36036 2/60 ? bought from D&H 2/60
sold to VTR (?) 3/65

Snowplows
All are of wood construction.

Number

Previous No.

Renumber Date

Build Date

Builder

Comments

X101 X443 11/26/24 1898 Russell sold to DO's Central New York; burned by vandals
X102 X444 11/21/24 1905 Russell destroyed 3/55
X103 X452 11/21/24 1907 Russell sold VTR #102 2/64; to Steamtown; to junk dealer in Franklin, NH
X104 none - 1924 Russell to GMRC #X104 4/65. Near death in Feb. 2002.
X105 X442 11/26/24 no record Rutland RR? sold to Central Maine Power 10/16/25.

Spreaders

Number

Built

Builder

Comments

X180

1956 Jordan sold 6/63 to D&H 35057; sold to VTR ?/98?

X467

1923 Jordan retired 6/56; sold to VTR 1964; scrapped Burlington late 1960's

X468

1912 Ledgerwood Spreader Car, scrapped 11/51

Cranes and Wreckers

Number

Built

Type Builder

Comments

X160

1929

Steam Wrecker

Industrial Brownhoist

sold 3/24/65 to MEC

X453

?

Steam Coal Loader

?

used as coal and ash loader

X454

1903

Steam Wrecker

Industrial Works

retired 6/56

X490

1910

Steam Locomotive Crane

Industrial Works

based at Malone NY in 1950

X575

?

Ditcher

American

sold 2/54

Pile Drivers

Number

Built

Builder Comments

X170

?

Rutland RR
[Rutland Shops]

to Steamtown along with tender & idler flat

Scale Test Cars

Number

Built

Builder Comments

X150

1926

Howe Scale

to VTR X150; scrapped 1970's


Where are they now?

Rutland
Number
Equipment
Type
Location today Comments
X103 Snowplow Franklin Falls, NH Still there?
X104 Snowplow GMRC (VRS)
North Walpole, NH
retired and stored
X115 Flanger Vermont Railway? Can anyone confirm present location?
X116 Flanger Vermont Railway? Can anyone confirm present location?
X170 Pile Driver Steamtown stored off-site
X170T Pile Driver Tender Steamtown Originally from a 4-4-0 according to Steamtown; stored off-site
X170I Pile Driver Idler Flat Steamtown Stored off-site
X180 Spreader Vermont Railway (VRS) Bought from D&H
X529 Idler Car Steamtown? Idler car for Pile Driver X170
X578 36' idler flatcar Danbury (CT) Railway Museum was boom car for wrecker X160
X616 Outfit Car Keeler Bay, VT was coach 707, now an ice cream stand
X617 Outfit Car Plymouth, VT was coach 708
X628 Storage Car Somewhere in northern VT Originally wood baggage 134.
X700 Hart Ballast Car Alstead, NH F.W. Whitcomb
X723 Hart Side-dump Vermont Railway (VRS) are there others on Clarendon & Pittsford?
X724 Hart Side-dump Vermont Railway (VRS) are there others on Clarendon & Pittsford?

  1. If you know the whereabouts of an existing ex-Rutland MOW equipment (or more about those already listed) please contact Jim Dufour.  Include the Rutland number, location, condition and any other data that would be useful and we will compile a list right here.  Thanks!
  2. Thanks to Bob Nimke, Steve Mumley, Phil Jordan, Jeff English, Warren Dodgson and Conductor Shack

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