Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Society

Section Cars of the
Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad

No. 1 Type: 12 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 2467 Car No.: 11074 Received: November, 1914 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: 2
No. 1 Type: 40 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: Y-3676 Car No.: 23544 Received: October 9, 1920 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 1
No. 1 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 64924 Car No.: 163883 Received: February 2, 1944 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 1 (1)
No. 1A Type: 5-10 Make: Casey Jones Builder: NM Co.
Eng. No.: 4132 Car No.: Received: June 30, 1923 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: 5
No. 2 Type: Make: Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired: 1914?
NOTES:
Section:
No. 2 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 87330 Car No.: 196640 Received: October 30, 1950 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 2 (3)
No. 3 Type: 12 Make: Sheffield Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 2288 Car No.: 10029 Received: February, 1914 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: 3
No. 3 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 20078 Car No.: 40995 Received: December 9, 1936 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 3
No. 3 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 83794 Car No.: 191455 Received: January 27, 1949 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 3 (4)
PHOTO
No. 4 Type: 12 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 2395 Car No.: 10031 Received: February, 1914 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: 4
No. 4 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 20083 Car No.: 40993 Received: December 9, 1936 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 4
No. 4 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 58548 Car No.: 154743 Received: December 16, 1941 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 4 (6)
PHOTO
No. 5 Type: Make: Sheffield Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
See Inspection/Official Cars page.
No. 5 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 60312 Car No.: 157192 Received: July 31, 1942 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 5 (7)
No. 6 Type: 12 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 2398 Car No.: 10032 Received: April, 1914 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
No. 6 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 58548 Car No.: 154743 Received: December 16, 1941 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 6 (8)
Formerly Section Car No. 4.
PHOTO
No. 7 Type: 12 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 2400 Car No.: 10030 Received: February, 1914 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: 6
No. 7 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 20755 Car No.: 41982 Received: August 20, 1938 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
No. 7 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 60312 Car No.: 157192 Received: July 31, 1942 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 7 (10)
Formerly Section Car No. 5.
No. 8 Type: 12 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 2309 Car No.: 10035 Received: June, 1913 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: 8
No. 8 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 38641 Car No.: 17808 Received: April 7, 1930 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 8
No. 8 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 87379 Car No.: 196641 Received: October 30, 1950 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 8 (11)
PHOTO
No. 9 Type: Make: Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: 1914? Retired:
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Section:
No. 10 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 18001 Car No.: 38640 Received: April 7, 1930 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
No. 10 Type: St-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 60670 Car No.: 157809 Received: October 12, 1942 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 10
No. 11 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 14581 Car No.: 35287 Received: September 14, 1927 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
Scrapped by 1943
No. 11 Type: S-2 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 58549 Car No.: 154732 Received: December 16, 1941 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 11
No. 12 Type: Make: Builder: converted
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 5
No. 12 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 14581 Car No.: 35287 Received: September 14, 1927 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 11
Formerly Section Car No. 11.
No. 13 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 15748 Car No.: 36421 Received: May 21, 1928 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 7, Extra-1943
No. 14 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 17808 Car No.: 38641 Received: April 7, 1930 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 8
No. 15 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 18001 Car No.: 38640 Received: April 7, 1930 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 10
Formerly Section Car No. 10.
No. 16 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 3
No. 17 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 4
No. 18 Type: 44-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 20079 Car No.: 40994 Received: December 9, 1936 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 6?, Extra-1943, Extra-1950
No. 19 Type: 12 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 9944 Car No.: 2286 Received: Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
Pump Car - rebuilt from parts of six #12 cars, 1937.
No. 20 Type: 12 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 10030 Car No.: 2400 Received: Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
Pump Car - rebuilt from parts of six #12 cars, 1937.
No. 20 Type: Make: Thomas Flyer Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
See Inspection/Official Cars page.
No. 21 Type: Make: Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
Section:
No. 22 Type: Make: Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
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Section:
No. 23 Type: Make: Studebaker Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
See Inspection/Official Cars page.
No. 24 Type: 40 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: Y-3676 Car No.: 23544 Received: October 9, 1920 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: 1
Formerly Section Car No. 1.
No. 25 Type: Make: Hupmobile Builder:
Eng. No.: Car No.: Received: Retired:
NOTES:
See Inspection/Official Cars page.
No. 26 Type: 40 Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: Y-7605 Car No.: 28468 Received: October 23, 1923 Retired: March 1, 1937
NOTES:
Section: B&B
No. 27 Type: 40-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 14407 Car No.: 35412 Received: March 18, 1927 Retired:
NOTES:
General Supervisor
B&B Gang in October, 1943 - noted as wrecked.
No. 28 Type: 40-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 19983 Car No.: 40824 Received: November 27, 1936 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
No. 29 Type: 40-B Make: Sheffield Builder: F-M Co.
Eng. No.: 20827 Car No.: 41711 Received: October 4, 1940 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: B&B
PHOTO
No. 30 Type: A-3 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 311168 Car No.: 154747 Received: December 17, 1941 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: B&B
PHOTO
No. 50 Type: M-19 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 55851 Car No.: 150616 Received: January 31, 1941 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: B&B
Lineman, 1950.
No. 51 Type: M-19 Make: Fairmont Builder: FRM
Eng. No.: 60007 Car No.: 156313 Received: May 22, 1942 Retired:
NOTES:
Section: Extra-1943
J.H.D., 1950.
Section Car Notes:
Numbers in parentheses refer to old Section Numbers prior to 1950.
Builders:
F-M Co. - Fairbanks-Morse Co.
FRM - Fairmont Railway Motors
NM Co. - Northwestern Motor Co.
NOTE: The bulk of this information was taken from lists dated June 20, 1930, October 25, 1943 and December 1, 1950.
NOTES FROM AFEs:
AFE 190, 10/1920, Motor Car for B&B Gang.
AFE 397, 2/1/1927, (retire converted Motor Car 12, Sec. 5).
AFE 412, 8/1/1927, Sheffield Motor Car for Section 11.
Annual Report for 1914: Purchased 8 Motor Cars.
Push Car Roster
Section: 1 (1) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Car No.:
Received:
Section: 3 (2) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Car No.:
Received:
Section: 4 (3) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Type 35 Car No.: 5670
Received: October 2, 1942
Section: 6 (4) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Car No.:
Received:
Section: 7 (5) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Type 35 Car No.: 5378
Received: August 18, 1941
Section: 8 (6) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Type 35 Car No.: 5467
Received: December 4, 1941
Section: 10 (7) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Type 35 Car No.: 5763
Received: January 1, 1943
Section: 11 (8) Fairbanks-Morse Co. Type 35 Car No.: 5284
Received: January 21, 1941
Section: B&B Fairbanks-Morse Co. Type 35 Car No.: 5285
Received: January 21, 1941
Push Car Notes:
Numbers in parentheses refer to old Section Numbers prior to 1950.
This information is from lists dated October 25, 1943 and December 1, 1950.

 

Notes on Section Cars

Data has been gathered from various sources, including Annual Reports, AFEs, the M&PA's Shop Book and photographs.

Information compiled by the late Charles T. Mahan, Jr.

 

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