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GN 139000-139049 Boxcars

 

General data

As-built paint and lettering-style

 

As Delivered Paint Scheme and Lettering Style

  

 

139000-139049

 

 

60' Boxcar

 

 

AFE 63-

 

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Builder:

American Car & Foundry

Built:

1963

No. built:

50

Conv. from:

N/A

AAR code:

XM

Plate:

C

Empty WT:

 
Construction
Sides: Steel Ends: Steel
Frame: Steel Roof: Steel

Trucks and brakes

 
Bearings: Roller Wheels:  

Spotting features

Equipment Air brakes:   Cylinder:  

Smooth side

Two 8' Camel plug door

Dreadnaught ends

Flat diagonal panel roof

Freightsaver cushion underframe

Paint schemes

When new:

Also wore:

Glacier Green

Big Sky Blue

 

 

Dimensions and capacities

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY

INSIDE

OUTSIDE

DOORS

Length

Width

Height

LENGTH

WIDTH

HEIGHT FROM RAIL

SIDE

END

Cubic

Feet

Level

Full

Pounds

or

Gallons

 

At Eaves

or Top of

Sides or

Platform

Extreme

Width

To

Extreme

 Width

To Eaves

or Top of

Sides or

Platform

To

Extreme

Height

Width

of

Open'g

Height

of

Open'g

Width

of

Open'g

Height

of

Open'g

60'-9" 9'-2" 10'-9" 65'-3" 8'-11" 10'-6" 14'-7" 14'-8" 15'-4" 16' 10'-8" - - 6340 183,000 lb.

Source: The Official Railway Equipment Register - January 1969

 

Number in use
Disposition
Year Event Company GN Numbers New Numbers No. Repainted
1970 Merger Burlington Northern (BN)   247000-247049 47 Unknown

Sources:

Various issues of The Official Railway Equipment Register 

BNSF 2002 Locomotive Review and Freight Car Directory (Del Grosso)

 

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GN 139020

Chehalis, WA

May 24, 1978

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Additional photo sources

Car No.

Page

Book

Author

139020

139024

139044

97

Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial - Book 1

Scott R. Thompson

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