Number Name Builder Date Remarks
274 Lake Primrose Coast Steel Fabricators, Ltd. 1969 Purchased new. Primrose Lake is named for Supt. Philip Carteret Hill Primrose (1864-1937), Northwest Mounted Police. Car was sold in June 2011 an left Skagway. Finally the car arrived at the Georgetown Loop Railroad in Golden.
276 1st Lake Big Salmon Coast Steel Fabricators, Ltd. 1969 Purchased new. Sold in 2005. Resold to Edwards Railcar Co. in 2007, possibly to salvage the trucks. Big Salmon was the English name given to a river, whose Tlingit name meant river in which there were large chinook (king) salmon.
278 1st Lake Fairweather Coast Steel Fabricators, Ltd. 1969 Purchased new. Sold in 2005. Resold to Georgetown Loop R.R. in 2007 (#228). Renamed Silver Queen by G.L. R.R. Fairweather is a mountain, so named by Capt. James Cook because he had experienced good weather when he saw it.
280 Lake Dease Coast Steel Fabricators, Ltd. 1969 Purchased new. Dease Lake named for Peter Warren Dease (1788-1863), chief factor of the Hudson’s Bay Co.

 

Coach 274

Coach 274 Lake Primrose at Whitehorse in June 1969. (David Elliott Photo)

 

Coach 274

GE 98 with Cliff Fletcher on the trottle push coach 274 Lake Primrose into Skagway yard. (Boerries Burkhardt 2005)

 

Coach 276

Coach 276 Lake Big Salmon was stored in the yard after a 2005 runway in the Skagway yard section and was written off. (Boerries Burkhardt 2005)

 

278 - Lake Fairweather

Coach 278 - Lake Fairweather at Whitehorse water front 1979. (Boerries Burkhardt Collection)

 

Caoch 280

Coach 280 is frequent use during the summer of 2005. (Boerries Burkhardt Photo)

280 Lake Dease

Coach 280 Lake Dease in summer 2008. (Boerries Burkhardt Collection)