Re: Canadian Pacific Boxcar 230000 With Drop Doors

Robert kirkham

230000 is one of four lots of cars, as follows:

the more obvious spotting features that differentiate these from regular USRA cars:
- the roof is a different design - on a model, it is substantially thicker.
- 7/8 murphy ends (rather than 5/5/5)
- grain hopper doors and variation in underframe


On Jul 2, 2022, at 11:21 AM, Bob Chaparro via <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:

Canadian Pacific Boxcar 230000 With Drop Doors
Photos from the Old Time Trains website:
“230000 equipped with drop doors for grain loading. 60 ton 3098 cu.ft. built 7/1920 Fort William
Stencil wording below car number reads:
Assigned to special grain service only between Port Mc.Nicoll and West St.John.
NOTE: See 139002 (above) for 36 foot box similarly equipped and assigned. Also, 299690 (below) 40 foot double door.
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

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