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GN 50' 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

17300-17999

Not available

XM

50'6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

6'

Greenville

Car Co.

Leased

1964

700

21975

Not available

LC

50'6"

Single door

Outside braced

Roof hatches

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1954

Hatches

added

1963

1

28975-28999

Not available

XM

50'6"

Single door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

Wood

GN

1930s

25

29000(1)-29899

Not available

XM

50'6"

Single door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

Wood

GN

1930s

875

29000(2) Not available XM 50'6"

Double door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 11'+11' GN 9/1955 1

29901-29999

Not available

XM

50'6"

Single door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

Wood

GN

1930s

100

35000-35049

Not available

XM

50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1956

50

35050-35399

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XM

50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1956

350

35400-35499 Not available XM 50'5"

Double door

End doors

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1956 100

35500-35749

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XM

50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1957

250

35750-35849 Not available XM

50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1957 100
35850-35999 Not available XM

50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1958 150

36000-36249

Not available

XM

50'6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

8'

AC&F

1960

250

36250-36749 Click for larger image XM 50'7"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

8'

GN 1961 500
36750-36773 Not available XM 50'6"

Combination door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

8'

GN 1960 24

36800-36999

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XM

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

9'

AC&F

1964

200

37000-37499 Click for larger image XM 50'8"

Combination door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

8'

GN 1963 500
37500-37899 Click for larger image XM 50'8"

Combination door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

Plug

6'

8'

PC&F 1964 400

38000-38299(2)

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XM

50'8"

Double door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

6'+8'

PC&F

1965

300

38800-38849 Not available XM 50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel Steel Steel Steel Sliding

7'+8'

GN 1954 50

38900-38999

Not available

XM

50'6"

Single door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'

Wood

GN

1940s

100

39000-39099(1) Not available XM 50'6"

1 1/2 Door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

GN 1924 100
39100-39199(1) Not available XM 50'6"

1 1/2 Door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

GN 1925 100
39200-40099(1) Not available XM 50'6"

1 1/2 Door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

General 

American

Car Co.

1925 900

39000-39339(2)

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XM

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1954

340

39340-39369(2)

Not available

XL

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1954

30

39370-39371(2)

Not available

XL

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1954

2

39450-39499(2)

Not available

XL

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

8'

GN

1958

50

39500-39699(2)

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XL

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

9'

AC&F

1963

200

39800-39899(2)

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XL

50'6"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

10'

Pullman

Standard

1966

100

40000-40099(2) Not available XM 50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding 7'+8' GN 1953 100

40100-40299

Not available

XM

50'6"

Double door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

7'+8'

GN

1954

200

41525-41699 Not available XM 50'

Double door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'+6' GN 1955 175
41700-41999 Not available XM 50'

Double door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding 6'+6' GN 1954 300

42000-42899

Not available

XM

50'

1 1/2 Door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

GN

1925

900

42900-42999

Not available

XM

50'6"

Double door

End doors

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

GN

1926

100

43000-43049

Not available

XM

50'6"

Double door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

GN

1927

50

43050-43499

Not available

XM

50'6"

Double door

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

4'+6'

Wood

GN

1927

450

43500-43899 Click for larger image XM 50'6"

Double door

Single sheathed

Wood Steel Steel Steel Sliding

6'+6'

Wood

GN 1929 400

43900-43999

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XM

50'6"

Double door

End doors

Single sheathed

Wood

Steel

Steel

Steel

Sliding

6'+6'

Wood

GN

1929

100

137000-137099 Not available XL 50'8"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug 10' Berwick 1970 100

138000-138099

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XM

50'8"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

PC&F

1965

100

138100-138399

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XM

50'8"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

PC&F

1966

300

138400-138699

Click for full image

XM

50'8"

Double door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

6'+8'

PC&F

1967

300

138700-138849

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XL

50'8"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

PC&F

1968

150

138850-138999

Click for larger image

XL

50'8"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

PC&F

1969

150

200000-200074 Click for full image RBL 50'2"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10' PC&F 1965 75
200075-200079 Click for larger image RBL 50'1"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel Steel Steel Steel Plug 12'-2" FGE 1965 5
200080-200129 Not available RBL 50'2"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'-6" PC&F 1966 50
200130-200177 Not available RBL 50'2"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'-6" PC&F 1966 50
200179 Not available RBL 50'2"

Single door

Smooth side

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'-6" PC&F 1966 1
319000-319499 Click for larger image XL 50'8"

Single door

Outside braced

Steel

Steel

Steel

Steel

Plug

10'

Berwick 1970 500
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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 107