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SERIES

PHOTO

AAR

CODE

OUTSIDE

LENGTH

CONSTRUCTION TYPE

NO. OF

 BAYS

NO. OF

OUTLETS

BUILDER

BUILT

CONVERTED

FROM

NO.

BUILT

71000-71099 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2 AC&F 1951 - 100
71100-71199 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2

Pullman

Standard

1953 - 100
71200-71224 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2 AC&F 1946 - 25
71225-71229 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2 GATC 1940 - 5
71230-71329 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2

Pullman

Standard

1949 - 100
71330-71404 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2 AC&F 1949 - 75
71405-71504 Click for larger image LO 35'3" Steel 2006 Cu.ft. 2 2

Pullman

Standard

1958 - 100
71505-71579 Click for larger image LO 47'1" Steel 3215 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1960 - 75

71580-71589

71590-71593

Not available LO 51'3" Aluminum 3975 Cu.ft. 3 6 AC&F 1962 - 14
71594-71618 Click for larger image LO 51'3" Aluminum 3975 Cu.ft. 3 6 AC&F 1963 - 25

71659-71678

Not available LO 53'11" Steel

4180 Cu.ft.

Airslide

2 4

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1969 - 20

71679-71684

Not available LO 53'11" Steel

4180 Cu.ft.

Airslide

2 4

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1968 - 6
71685-71699 Not available LO 53'11" Steel

4180 Cu.ft.

Airslide

2 4

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1968 - 15
71700-71739 Click for larger image LO 47'1" Steel 4000 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1962 - 40
71740-71769 Not available LO 47'1" Steel 4000 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1963 - 30
71770-71784 Not available LO 39'6" Steel

2600 Cu.ft.

Airslide

1 2

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1966 - 15
71785-71794 Not available LO 50'8" Steel

4180 Cu.ft.

Airslide

2 4

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1966 - 10
71795-71819 Not available LO 50'8" Steel

4180 Cu.ft.

Airslide

2 4

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1964 - 25
71840-71859 Not available LO 39'6" Steel

2600 Cu.ft.

Airslide

1 2

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1960 - 20
71860-71899 Click for larger image LO 39'6" Steel

2600 Cu.ft.

Airslide

1 2

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1961/62 - 40
71900-71909 Not available LO 39'6" Steel

2600 Cu.ft.

Airslide

1 2

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1954 - 10
71910-71924 Click for larger image LO 39'6" Steel

2600 Cu.ft.

Airslide

1 2

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1955 - 15
71925-71949 Not available LO 39'6" Steel

2600 Cu.ft.

Airslide

1 2

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1958 - 25
71950-71999 Click for larger image LO 47'1" Steel 2893 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1958 - 50
73765-73794 Not available LO 29'11" Steel

1000 Cu.ft. ore

concentrate

1 2 GN 1957

73000-73199

(Open hopper)

30
73795-73894 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2

Pullman

Standard

1949 - 100
73895-73969 Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2 AC&F 1949 - 75
73970-73994(1) Not available LO 35'3" Steel 1958 Cu.ft. 2 2 AC&F 1946 - 25
73985-73999(2) Not available LO 29'10" Steel

1000 Cu.ft. ore

concentrate

1 2 GN 1964

73000-73199

(Open hopper)

15
170000-170299 Click for larger image LO 54'6" Steel 4650 Cu.ft. 3 3 AC&F 1968 - 300
170995-170999 Not available LO 51'2" Steel 3975 Cu.ft. 3 6

AC&F

(ex SAL)

Blt. 1962

Acq. 1965

- 5
171000-171049 Click for larger image LO 51'2" Steel 3975 Cu.ft. 3 6 AC&F 1963 - 50
171050-171099 Click for larger image LO 51'11" Steel 4500 Cu.ft. 3 3

General

American

Transportation

Corporation

1964 - 50
171100-171149 Click for larger image LO 51'2" Steel 4650 Cu.ft. 3 3 AC&F 1964 - 50
171150-171249 Click for larger image LO 51'2" Steel 4650 Cu.ft. 3 3 AC&F 1965 - 100
171250-171449 Click for larger image LO 54'8" Steel 5250 Cu.ft. 4 4 AC&F 1965 - 200
171500-171699 Click for larger image LO 55'7" Steel 4740 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1966 - 200
171700-171999 Click for larger image LO 51'11" Steel 4650 Cu.ft. 3 3 AC&F 1966 - 300
172000-172099 Not available LO 55'1" Aluminum 4750 Cu.ft. 3 3

Magor Car

Corporation

1965 - 100
172100-172249 Not available LO 55'7" Steel 4740 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1967 - 150
172250-172399 Click for larger image LO 55'7" Steel 4740 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1967 - 150
172400-172699 Click for larger image LO 55'7" Steel 4740 Cu.ft. 3 3

Pullman

Standard

1967 - 300
173800-173999 Click for larger image LO 36'11" Steel 2970 Cu.ft. 2 2 AC&F 1967 - 200

Sources and additional reading:

The Official Railway Equipment Register - January 1969

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

List of Equipment No. 40 July 1, 1965 - Great Northern Railway Co.

Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial - Book 2 - 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 Sheet 59 and 91

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