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Boxcar, 50' double-door, postwar, CN #551334, green leaf

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SKU:
150-20006571
Availability:
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$41.55
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Description

Before the advent of specialty car types (such as covered hoppers and auto racks), nearly every type of product was shipped in a boxcar. 50’ boxcars gained popularity in the late 1930s as they offered additional space for bulkier freight vs. the then-common 40’ car. Single door versions would become most common, although many double door cars would be constructed to assist with the handling of bulkier freight such as automobiles, furniture and lumber. In fact, many railways classified double door boxcars as “automobile cars” or “furniture cars” in deference to their specialized service. Double door boxcars typically had reinforced flooring to handle the weight of heavier loads and the equipment used during the loading and unloading process.

Features:

    State of the art highly detailed tooling
    Add-on ladders, grabs and detail parts
    Early or late Improved Dreadnaught, “Dartnot” and Despatch ends
    Diagonal panel (DP), overhanging DP or Despatch roofs
    Correct fishbelly design side sills
    7’ and 8’ Youngstown doors over a 15’ door opening
    Fully detailed underframe
    Free rolling trucks with metal wheelsets
    Prototypical paint schemes

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