|Order Number/Date||Railroad||Road Number||Weight||Length||Seat||Notes|
|001- 3/1905||UPRR||#1||20T||31′||25||100H.P., Scrapped 6/1913|
The First McKeen Motor Car #1 or U.P. #1, was the only McKeen Car to have a single two axle truck, the only one to have a wood body, and was the shortest McKeen Motor Car with a length of only 31′.
McKeen Car #1 in the factory before being completed, photo taken before May of 1905.
Finished McKeen Car #1 ready for testing, possibly with the 50H.P. engine.
Blueprint of the McKeen Car #1, which shows the cab, and passenger section.
#1 Stopped at Schuyler, Nebraska en-route back to Omaha, Nebraska.
Motor Car #4, followed by T-1, then Motor #1
Motor Car #1 in Callaway, Nebr. around August 1905.
Photo Courtesy of James Ehernberger.
Scan of the engine plate off of the Gasoline Engine in the U.P.#1.
The two images above are from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 21, 1905.
Other Sources of Information for the U.P #1
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