Re: Photo: N&W Boxcar 47500 (Class B-7)

James Brewer

The N&W Class B-7 and B-7A were rebuilt from Class BS boxcars.  The B-7 was a 10' 0" IH with Chicago Cleveland Radial Roof, while the B-7A was a 10' 6" IH with Murphy panel roof. A lot of the cars in both classes eventually found their way to MofW service.



IMHO these rebuilt boxcars would make an excellent "mini-kit" or kit in resin.  The ends are particularly neat.

Jim Brewer

On Sat, Feb 20, 2021 at 1:56 PM Bob Chaparro via <> wrote:

Photo: N&W Boxcar 47500 (Class B-7)

A photo from the Virginia Tech Universities Library:

Click on the photo to enlarge it.

Part of series 47500-47999. Fifty ton car. Cars were forty-two feet long

Built 1929. Rebuilt later?

Also see earlier post:,,,20,0,0,0::Created,,47500,20,2,0,17256754

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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