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42595 50 foot centered sliding double door box car for auto parts.

CP 80323 60 foot 70 ton 9 foot plug door box car 1/23/1991 Allentown, PA Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 81051 another 60 foot Plate C box car in green with tree emblem to indicate paper products. 12/08/85 Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 81030 50 foot box with 9 foot door. Built 1967 Plate C dimensions. Painted green for newsprint service.

100244 50 ft 60-ton box car with 6 ft plug and 8 ft sliding door creating 14 foot opening if required.3900 cu.ft. NSC 1962
2/1982 Kermit Geary Jr.

143160 40-ft 60-ton plug door grain box. Note loading doors above regular door. This eliminated need for labour intensive paper grain doors to be installed for each load which themselves were an improvement over the reusable wooden doors. Eventually, covered hopper cars replaced box cars for grain shipping. 3/05/1988 Brockville, ON Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 165140 40 foot Insul DFB (dunnage free box car) with plug door. 3182 cu.ft. 300 cars. Painted yellow. Note ACI label.

CP 165232 40 foot insul DFB repainted in standard left lettering layout without Multimark.
3/05/1988 Brockville, ON Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 166114 50-ft DFB insul box with cushion underframe. 9 foot door 3970 cu. ft. NSC 1966
9/06/2987 Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 201094 50 ton 50'6" box with 16' plug and sliding doors. 4860 cu. ft.
3/05/1988 Brockville, ON Kermit Geary Jr.

202199 50 foot box with 16' plug and sliding doors. 4870 cu.ft. Roof walk removed.
Multimark
relocated to right end restoring traditional location for car initials and number.

CPAA 206067 high-cube 86' box car typically used for light weight bulky auto parts.
Reporting marks CPAA are for leased equipment frequently used for auto traffic which tends to be short term contracts.
10/10/1993 Mance, PA Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 278508 40 foot double-deck stock car two 6 ft. doors each 4 ft 11" high. Used for small animals such as pigs.
4040 cu. ft. converted from a box car at Weston Shops Winnipeg in 1977. Livestock no longer moves by rail and this car still with friction bearings is marked with an A for Angus shops to be scrapped. 9/12/1997 St. Luc yard. Kermit Geary Jr.

306059 logging flat (250 cars built 1924) likely en route from Cowichan Lake to the log dump on Osborn Bay at Crofton.VI

CP 313546 48 foot 100-ton covered flat car specially designed to carry coil steel. Built 1967.
These cars changed the way coil sheets of steel are shipped from a steel mill to a manufacturer.
11/28/1991 Hazard, PA Kermit Geary Jr.

CPI 316250 International service 51' 6" 75-ton bulkhead flat one of 600 cars in this series.
Lumber is a common type of freight on these cars here being exported into the United States.

CP 343482 64 foot 70-ton 6536 cu. ft. wood chip gondola. Only 100 were built this big. Built 1969.
9/11/1999 St.Luc Yard. Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 343888 gondola modified for woodchip service. 52 foot 11 inch 5500 cu.ft. with full end door added.
One of many different conversions using hundreds of old gons, hoppers and boxes.
9/11/1999 St.Luc Yard Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 344515 52 foot 2361 cu.ft. covered gondola for high-value sheet steel, aluminum, tin, nickel etc.
Three piece lift-off covers and moveable bulkhead. 20 cars only, renumbered from 344200's. Hawker-Siddeley 1966
4/26/1997 Allentown, PA Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 361000 40 ft. 2775 cu.ft. "long hopper" used for ballast service. Longitudinal doors drop contents in and outside rails.
Still around more than 45 years later. Built 1953. East Binghamton, NY 12/12/1999 Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 384413 100 ton covered hopper 49' ft. 9" 3400 cu.ft. Four compartments.
NSC 1966 Corvali, BC 9/16/2000 Kermit Geary Jr.

CP 386579 49'9" 3400 cubic foot. 890 cars (386000-386889) built by NSC 1964-65
Allentown, PA 2/28/1990 Kermit Geary Jr.

 

 



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