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GN 139500-139507 Boxcars

 

General data

 

  

 

 139500-139507

 

 

60' Boxcar

 

 

AFE 66-

 

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Builder:

Pullman Standard

Built:

1966

No. built:

8

Conv. from:

N/A

AAR code:

XL

Plate:

Exceeds 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

One 10' Camel door

Rolled corrugated ends

Flat diagonal panel roof

Keystone cushion underframe

Evans DF-2 loaders

Paint schemes

When new:

Also wore:

Mineral Red

 

 

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'-8" 9'-4" 11'-4" 65'-6" 10' 10'-8" - 15'-2" 15'-5" 10' 11' - - 6564 135,000 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) 139500-139507 355000-355007 8 Some
1995 Merger Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)   Not assigned 2 None

Sources:

Various issues of The Official Railway Equipment Register 

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

 

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GN 139504

Helena, MT

November 14, 1993

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Additional photo sources

Car No.

Page

Book

Author

139507

60

GN Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

David H. Hickcox

139503

139504

139502

139500

95

95

96

96

Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial - Book 1

Scott R. Thompson

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