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The Express Box Cars



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The Material Handling Cars ( now out of service) are located here

 
50' Express Boxcars 70000-70049
former SP Boxcars class B-100-40 (built in 1976 by Pacific Car and Foundry) and
B-100-43 (built in 1978 by Pacific Car and Foundry)

Purchased by Amtrak in 1997 and prepared for use by Gunderson in Springfield OR during
July and August 1997.

 Los Angeles CA
 April 22, 1999
 Dick Leonhardt
 Hammond LA
Northbound on the
City of New Orleans
 March 11, 2001
 Derek Pinsonat
 Tucson AZ
March 1998
  Jim Hebner
 
 Toledo OH
 Sept 7, 1998
  Jim Hebner
 
Toledo OH
 Sept 7, 1998
  Jim Hebner
 
 Albany/Rensselaer NY
 Sept 28, 1997
 Jeff Finch
 Chicago IL
 July 2002
  Jim Hebner

 


60' Express Boxcars 71000-71119
Built by Trenton Works, delivery started in September 1997. All where delivered by November 1997
71011  Fullerton CA  Jan 25, 2002  Wayne Buser
71027  Los Angeles CA Jan 24, 2000   Dick Leonhardt
 71037  Ft Worth, TX Jan 21, 2001  Derek Pinsonat 
 71052  Los Angeles CA  April 22, 1999   Dick Leonhardt
71062  Chicago IL  April 19, 1999  Dick Leonhardt
 71076  Raton NM
part of train #3
the Southwest Chief
 July 3, 1999  Jim Hebner
   71079  Toledo OH  September 7, 1998   Jim Hebner
71084  Chicago  July 2002   Jim Hebner
 71085  Tucson AZ March 1998   Jim Hebner
 71088  Raton NM
part of train #3
the Southwest Chief
 July 3, 1999  Jim Hebner
71089  St. Louis MO
on train 22 an express box painted like the new P-42s. New logo and all.
 Dec 29, 2000  Marty Simane
71093  Chicago IL  July 2002   Jim Hebner
 71115  Raton NM
part of train #3
the Southwest Chief
 July 3, 1999   Jim Hebner
71124 Rensselaer NY   Sept 21, 2001  Jim Hebner
   71127  Toledo OH  September 7, 1998  Jim Hebner

71128
 Chicago  July 2002   Jim Hebner
 71154  Tucson AZ March 1998  Jim Hebner
71157  Chicago IL  July 9, 2002   Jim Hebner
 71158  Raton NM
part of train #3
the Southwest Chief
 July 3, 1999  Jim Hebner
71161  Chicago  July 2002   Jim Hebner
   71166  Toledo OH  September 7, 1998  Jim Hebner
   71178  Toledo OH  September 7, 1998  Jim Hebner
  71180  Tuscon AZ  March 23. 1998  Jim Hebner
 71192  Chicago  July 2002   Jim Hebner
 71194  Fullerton CA  Jan 25, 2002  Wayne Buser
71197  Chicago IL  August 15, 1999  Jim Hebner
   71099  Toledo OH  Sept 7, 1998  Jim Hebner
   ends  Toledo OH  Sept 7, 1998  Jim Hebner
         


60' Express Boxcars 71200-71299
Built by Trinity Ind. Springfield MO. It looks
like they are equipped with electric brakes, delivery started in November 2001.
71204
(large)
 Chicago IL Nov 2001  Marty Simane
71210
(large)
  Chicago IL Dec 2001  Marty Simane
  71210
(large)
  Chicago IL  Dec 2001  Marty Simane
71212   Fullerton CA  Jan 25, 2002   Wayne Buser
71219  Chicago IL  July 2002   Jim Hebner
71231  Fullerton CA  Jan 21, 2002  Wayne Buser
71245  Chicago IL  July 2002   Jim Hebner


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This archive was first accessed August 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Con Cor1407, 1418, 1425,
other renumber 1418, 1423, 1425, 1456, 1467, 1477, 1410, 1477
JH 1400, 1459. 1476

 

Walters 1563, 1517, 1558 plain
Walthers 1523, 1546, 1551? Us Mail

other 1511 1512 ,1522, 1523,1531 ,1532, 1535, 1537, 1539, 1540, 1546, 1550, 1551, 1553,1557, 1563, 1583, 1589 1658.

JH 1559, 1500 1576, 1542, 1545, 1547