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A boxcar is a North American railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry freight. The boxcar, while not the simplest freight car design, is probably ... More »
box·car
[boks-kahr]
NOUN
1.
Railroads. a completely enclosed freight car.
2.
a pair of sixes on the first throw of the dice in the game of craps.
ADJECTIVE
3.
Informal. extremely or disproportionately large: The business had boxcar profits during its first year.
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Boxcars have been an important piece of equipment for the railroad industry since the early days of the 19th century. Today, they are used for more specialized ...

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As shippers requested specialization to handle specific products new types were born such as the boxcar, gondola, hopper, and tank car. In this section we will ...

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50' Standard Boxcar. The CSX 50' standard boxcar fleet can carry from 70 to 100 tons. Our cars are equipped with either cushioned or rigid underframes, single ...

www.wsj.com/articles/why-railroads-cant-keep-enough-boxcars-in-service-1434879182

Jun 21, 2015 ... A shrinking supply of boxcars—once the ubiquitous symbols of U.S. railroads and a rolling bellwether for the economy—is causing a ...

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The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida's boxcar was acquired in ... There are a handful of boxcars on display in the United States.

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Boxcars are generally used for loads which must be protected from the weather. They may be ordered with insulation, refrigeration, cushioning, bulkheads or ...

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Oct 6, 2015 ... A boxcar is a versatile, enclosed freight car commonly used on North America railroads. Learn why their numbers are decreasing and what it ...

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Boxcars from the 1930's tended to be 10 ft or less high inside, boxcars in the 40's and 50's tended to be 10'6" high inside and boxcars built in the 60's or later ...