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GN 40' Boxcars

 

All series are listed in the configuration as built or rebuilt. Later implemented changes (i.e. a change to steel doors) which did not result in a renumbering are not noted.

 

SERIES

PHOTO

AAR

CODE

INSIDE

LENGTH

TYPE

CONSTRUCTION

DOOR

BUILDER

BUILT

NO.

BUILT

SIDES

ENDS

ROOF

FRAME

TYPE

WIDTH

3000-3499

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XM

40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1955

500

3500-3999

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XM

40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'+6'

GN

1956

500

4000-4199

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XM

40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'+6'

GN

1962

200

4200-4399

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

GN

1967

200

4400-4699

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

GN

1967

200

5000-5499

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1955

500

5500-5999

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1957

500

6000-6499

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1959

500

6500-6699 Click for larger image XL 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug 10' GN 1967 200
6700-6924 Click for larger image XL 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug 10' GN 1968 225
7000-7199 Click for larger image XL 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug 10' GN 1969 200

10000-10499

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1945

500

10500-10899

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1947

400

10900-11374 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1948 475
11375-11874 Click for larger image XM 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1948 500

11875-11879

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

6'

GN

1956

5

11880-11887

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

6'

GN

1960

8

12000-12249

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

6'

GN

1958

250

12499-12999

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XM

40'-6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

6'

AC&F

1959

501

13000-13499

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XM

40'-6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

6'

GN

1960

500

14000-14499 Not available XM 40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel Steel Steel Steel Sliding 5'+7'6"

ex PRR

 X37b

1940-41

Leased

1964

500

15000-15549

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'+6'

ex EL

1940

Leased

1963

550

18000-18499

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth Side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1949

500

18500-19499

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth Side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1949

1000

19500-20499

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth Side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1951

1000

20500-21449

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth Side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1951

950

21450-21939

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth Side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1953

490

21940-21949

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1953

10

21950-21961

Not available

LC

40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Roof Hatches

Wood Steel Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1961

12

23494-24993

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Wood

6'

Mt. Vernon

Car Co.

1919

1500

24994-25993

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XM

40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Wood

6'

Pullman

1923

1000

27000-27799 Click for larger image XM 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1961-62 800

29001(2)

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

10'+10'

GN

1958

1

30000-30599

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Wood sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Wood

4'+6'

Wood

GN

1925

600

31000-31499

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1927

500

32000-32574

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1954

575

32575-32999

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1955

425

33000-33999 Click for larger image XM 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1957-58 1000
34000-34999 Click for larger image XM 40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1959 1000

38000-38499(1)

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Wood sheathed

Automobile car

Wood

Steel

Murphy

XLA

Steel

Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

AC&F

1923

500

38500-38599

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Wood sheathed

Wood

Steel

Murphy

XLA

Steel

Sliding

6'+6'

Metal

bound

wood

GN

1934

100

38600-38699

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Wood sheathed

Wood

Steel

Murphy

XLA

Steel

Sliding

6'+6'

GN

1934

100

38700-38799

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Double door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+7'

GN

1947

100

39392-39394

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1953

3

39395-39399

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1953

5

39400-39407

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XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

Pullman

Standard

1954

8

39408-39414

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

Pullman

Standard

1954

7

39415-39421

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XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1953

7

39423-39437

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

9'

GN

1953

15

39438-39446

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

9'

GN

1953

9

39447-39449

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1953

3

39700-39749

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XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

9'

PC&F

1961

50

39990-39999

Not available

XL

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN 1963 10

44025-44399

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1944

374

44400-44999

Not available

XM

40'-6"

Single door

Smooth side

Plywood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

GN

1944

600

45000-45499 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

General

American

Transportation

 Corp.

1942 500
45500-45999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pressed

Steel

Car Co.

1942 500
46000-47999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pullman

Standard

1941-42 2000
48000-48499 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pressed

Steel

Car Co.

1941 500
48500-48999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

AC&F

1941 500

49000-49249

Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pressed

Steel

Car Co.

1940 250
49250-49499 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pressed

Steel

Car Co.

1941 250
49500-49999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pullman

Standard

1941 500
50000-50499 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pullman

Standard

1937 500
50500-50999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

AC&F

1937 500
51000-51999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pullman

Standard

1939 1000
52000-52999 Not available XM 40'-6"

Single door

Wood sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'

Pullman

Standard

1940 1000
Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

Sources and additional reading:

The Official Railway Equipment Register - January 1969

List of Equipment No. 39 July 1, 1963 - Great Northern Railway Co.

Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial - Book 1 - Scott Thompson

Great Northern Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Dave Hickcox

Lines East - Patrick C. Dorin with Richard W. Hendrickson and Staffan Ehnbom

GNRHS Reference Sheets 171 & 201