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Boxcar - Wikipedia


A boxcar is a North American railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry freight. ... The most common boxcars are 50'-6" to 60'-9" in length, 9'-4" to 9'-...

boxcar dimensions - Trains Magazine - Trains News Wire, Railroad ...


They vary by several feet in height and several inches in length and width. there ... All my life I judged everything by a 40 foot boxcar( lived in a railway town) but ...

Railroad Equipment - CSX.com


Similar to the 50' standard boxcar but 10' longer in interior length. All cars are equipped with cushioned underframes and doors come in several configurations.

BNSF RAILWAY BOX CAR 50 FT. 286 GRL BNSF 728400-728999


BNSF RAILWAY. BOX CAR 50 FT. 286 GRL. BNSF 728400-728999. GENERAL ... Trinity Ind Plant 372 Length Over Couplers. 58' - 6 1/2'' Bols. Patt./ AAR Code.

What are the dimensions of a standard railway car? - FunTrivia.com


Jan 16, 2008 ... A hi-roof boxcar is 13' in height. These are inside dimensions. Corresponding exterior dimensions would be 55'-5" to 67'-11" in length, and ...

Railroad Boxcars - American-Rails.com


The M&H concept is often credited as being the first type of boxcar and the railroad went on to build a small fleet of the cars, which could be loaded from one end ...

UP: Boxcars


Outside Length of Car, Range from 55 to 60 feet. Cubic Capacity, Range from 4,950 to 7,300 cubic feet. Gross Weight on Rail, Range from 263,000 to 286,000  ...

Boxcar Facts - Holocaust Museum and Education Center of ...


The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida's boxcar was acquired in ... This boxcar was in the service of the German Railway System during the ... Q. What was the average length of time someone spent in a boxcar?

Shortage of railroad boxcars has shippers fuming - MarketWatch


Jun 21, 2015 ... The railroads are backing a standard boxcar model that is 60 feet long, with maximum loaded weight of 286,000 pounds--10 feet longer and ...

Why Railroads Can't Keep Enough Boxcars in Service - WSJ


Jun 21, 2015 ... A shrinking supply of that once-ubiquitous symbol of U.S. economic might, the railroad boxcar, is creating problems for paper goods and other ...