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GN 74400-74404 Woodchip Cars

 

General data

Presumed as-built paint and lettering-style

  

GREAT

NORTHERN

 

74400-74404

 

 

40'6"

Woodchip Car

 

 

AFE ...

 

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Builder:

Great Northern

Built:

1965

No. built:

5

Conv. from:

74500-74999 Gondola (Blt. 1949)

AAR code:

LP

Plate:

Exceed plate C

Empty WT:

 
Construction
Sides: Steel Ends: Steel
Frame: Steel

Trucks and brakes

 
Bearings: Friction Wheels: 33"

Spotting features

Equipment Air brakes:   Cylinder:  

Outside braced gondola sides

16 drop bottom doors 4' 3"x3'11" opening

 

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

40'-1" 9'-1" 11' 41'-10" 10'-2" 10'-7" 8'-1" 15'-10" 15'-10" - - - - 4249 100,000 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) 74400-74404 Not assigned 5 Unknown

Sources:

Various issues of The Official Railway Equipment Register 

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

 

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