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50’ centered double-door boxcar for the SOO LINE

Part Number: PC-3722

Available late spring of 2020

Build primarily for newsprint service, cars featured double-doors centered on each side to better accommodate forklift loading of large rolls of newsprint.  Built in September of 1940 by the Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company under Lot 5632.  Assigned road numbers as Series 76000-76198, even numbers only.  For parent Wisconsin Central, 100 additional cars were delivered from the Pullman-Standard Company under Lot 5646.  These were assigned WC road numbers as Series 175700-175898, even numbers only.  Construction consisted of the Murphy Raised panel roof, 5/5 Dreadnaught ends with square corners, and 5/5 riveted sides for a 10’-5” inside height.  Klasing Power hand brake and wood running boards.

 






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