522 – Flat Car with Burro Crane – Chattahoochee Valley Railroad

This unit was used in light maintenance service. It was built by Industrial BrownHoist.

  • Status: Stored pending restoration

JX635 – Jordan Spreader

This unit was used to spread the ballast that supports the ties and rails. “Wings” smooth the roadbed edges or can cut drainage ditches alongside the track.

  • Status: On exhibit

3558-AB – Tool Car – Western Union

This wood car was built c. 1930 as part of special Western Union work trains to maintain extensive networks of trackside poles and lines. It was donated in 1966.

  • Status: Undergoing restoration in our shop facility.  Restoration funded by donations and a heritage grant from the National Railway Historical Society.

1015 – Milk Car

This General American Pfaudler unit was used on the Boston & Maine Railroad under lease by H.P. Hood & Sons Dairy. It was later used by L&N/CSX as a water car.

  • Status: On exhibit

9028 – Boxcar – Seaboard Air Line

This car was built in 1926 by Pressed Steel Car Company as a gondola, and later rebuilt as a boxcar in 1936 by SAL. It was donated in 1965.

  • Status: In storage

55558 – Refrigerator Car – Fruit Growers Express

Built c. 1940 and privately owned by Fruit Growers Express for shipment of their produce. Two bunkers, one at each end of the car, held blocks of ice to keep the interior cool. Constructed of wood.

  • Status: On exhibit

11403 – Bulkhead Flat Car – Central of Georgia

This car was built in 1965 by Thrall Manufacturing of Chicago for Central of Georgia. It was donated to the Museum by Norfolk Southern in 1996.

  • Status: In storage

993359MW – Hopper – Norfolk Southern

This hopper was built in the N&W Roanoke shops. This is a class H11A unit, and was donated to the Museum by Norfolk Southern in 1996.

  • Status: On exhibit