Baggage cars

The Heart of Dixie Museum has several different types of Baggage cars that saw service with the Southern Railway, Illinois Central and Louisville & Nashville railroads.


Baggage-Express No. 329

Car #329 carries the AAR mechanical designation of a BEM-Baggage Express Messenger.
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Baggage car no. 467

Baggage-Express car #467 was built by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1928. It was originally constructed as a mail-baggage car carrying the road number 160.
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Baggage cars no. 1550 & 1551

Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing built Louisville & Nashville Post Office Cars numbered 1120 and 1121. They were built in December, 1949
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Baggage car no. 4527

The Pullman Company built car no. 4527 in 1915. It was originally constructed as a 10 Section, 1 Drawing Room, 2 Compartment car. The original name of the car was the Shrewsbury.
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Baggage / Express #805

RPO-Baggage Car #805 was built in 1929 by the ST. Louis Car Co. for the Illinois Central Railroad.
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