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50’ centered double-door boxcar for the CGW

Part Number: PC-3723

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’s Michigan City plant under Lot 5708.  Assigned road numbers were Series 52000-52199.  Construction consisted of the Murphy Raised panel roof, Pullman Patented Corregated ends with square corners, and 5/5 riveted sides for a 10’-5” inside height.  Klasing Power hand brake and wood running boards.  Unique were the 7-panel Creco double doors.  Cars rode on a PRR design 2D-F-12 50-ton trucks.

 






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