MP 17042 – Burro crane car

This “crane car” was built in 1964 by General Steel Industries, Inc., of Granite City, IL. It was used by the Missouri Pacific RR as an “idler car” for a crane (such as OGE No. 2299) when in transit.

The car was donated to the ORM by the Union Pacific RR. Length: 60 ft. Light weight: 72,900 lbs. Capacity: 147,000 lbs.

MP 17042 - Burro crane car