Re: IC 50' double door single sheathed box car


Eric Lombard
 

Hi, All
The short history of IC 40250-40499:

1929[2]              Ordered from MTV.
1929[10?]  250  IC 162401-162650, BLT, Mt. Vernon, IL. 10-0 side door.
1933-34     249  IC 162401-162650 RBLT to 12-0 side door as IC 162401-162681 [sic].
1942          249  RENO IC 162401-162681 to IC 40250-40499.
1960(1)      125  IC 40250-40499, 24 with aux door sealed.
1960                   Begin converting some for wood chip service.
1963(7)        16  (33 in wood chip service).
1964(1)         ...  All remaining in wood chip service

Regards
Eric L

On Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 3:43 PM Dennis Storzek <destorzek@...> wrote:
Might be something useful here: https://www.irm.org/gallery/IC40285  This looks to be the same class of car with the door opening expanded, but I have no idea when.

Dennis Storzek

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