Central Pacific car No. 12
A culturally significant piece of American history, Central Pacific car No. 12 was moved over 86 miles to its new home at the Southern Pacific Railway Workshops.
The Central Pacific No. 12 coach serves as a key piece of American history. The historic coach was present at the driving of the Golden Spike in Promontory Summit, Utah, in 1869. Having been housed at a former Southern Pacific depot in Calistoga, California, plans to renovate the space threatened the coach’s existence. With such significant cultural value, the Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society stepped in to save this railcar from possible destruction. Scott Heavy Movers was able to step in and facilitate the move of the coach 86 miles from the former depot to the Southern Pacific Railway Workshop in Sacramento, California.
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