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GN 79800-79839 Woodchip Cars

 

General data

As-built paint and lettering-style

  

GREAT

NORTHERN

 

79800-79839

 

 

40'

Woodchip Car

 

 

AFE ...

 

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Builder:

Great Northern

Built:

1947

No. built:

40

Conv. from:

68296-68357, 68358-68531,

68542-68585, 68622-68799,

68800-68899 Flatcar

(Blt. 1927+29)

AAR code:

LP

Plate:

 

Empty WT:

 
Construction
Sides: Wood Ends: Wood
Frame: Steel

Trucks and brakes

 
Bearings: Friction Wheels:  
Spotting features Equipment Air brakes:   Cylinder:  

Single sheathed sides and ends with wood outside bracing

4 Pairs (top and bottom) of 3'-6" wide doors on side

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

39'-10"

8'-6"

10'-5"

41'-5"

10'-10"

10'-10"

14'-11"

14'-11"

14'-11"

3'-6"

3'-6"

3'-6"

4'

-

-

3554

100,000 lb.

Source: The Official Railway Equipment Register - January 1953

 

Number in use
Disposition
Year Event Company GN Numbers New Numbers No. Repainted
             

Sources:

Various issues of The Official Railway Equipment Register

Various GN Lists of Equipment

 

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Additional photo sources

Car No.

Page Book Author
79814 179

Lines East - Second Edition

Patrick C. Dorin

79814 1 GNRHS Reference Sheet #250 Clive S. Carter
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