Home > Rolling Stock > Freight Cars > Types > Woodchip Cars > 174050-174199

 

GN 174050-174199 Woodchip Cars

 

General data

As-built paint and lettering-style

  

GREAT

NORTHERN

 

174050-174199

 

 

 

Woodchip Car

 

 

AFE 66-

 

Click for larger image

Builder:

Gunderson Brothers

Built:

1966

No. built:

150

Conv. from:

N/A

AAR code:

LP

Plate:

C

Empty WT:

 
Construction
Sides: Plywood Ends: Steel
Frame: Steel

Trucks and brakes

ASF A-3
Bearings: Roller Wheels: 36"

Spotting features:

Equipment Air brakes:   Cylinder:  

Heavy outside bracing

Horizontal ribbed B-end

Vertical ribbed A-end (door)

 

Door on A-end only.

Paint schemes

When new:

Also wore:

Mineral Red

Black with 1936 logo

Black with 1967 logo

BN green and white

 

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'-6" 9'-1" 10'-11" 62'-6" 10'-4" 10'-4" 14'-6" 14'-6" 14'-6" - - - - 6048 196,000 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) 174050-174199 585350-585499 150 Some
1995 Merger Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)   540129-540157 29 None (yet)

Sources:

Various issues of The Official Railway Equipment Register 

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

 

Photo gallery

Click for larger image Click for larger image Click for larger image Click for larger image Click for larger image

GN 174078

Wishram, WA

May 13, 1980

GN 174181

Tigard, OR

1985

GN 174093

Priest River, ID

August 1985

GN 174173

Priest River, ID

August 1985

BN 585459

Kelso, WA

March 15, 2003

 

 

Additional photo sources

Car No.

Page

Book

Author

174098

98

GN Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

David H. Hickcox

174067

147147

74

Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial - Book 2

Scott R. Thompson

This list does not pretend to be all-inclusive. Other photo sources may be available.

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda