1956 Box Car, Double-door

Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-552
Category:Box Car, Double-door
Prototype Year/Era:1956
Road Name:Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Road Number:65662
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Kit
Prototype Dimensions:50'
This steel box car with double sliding doors (7- and 8-foot doors to cover a 15-foot opening) has had Kadee #802 couplers installed, and S-Helper Service Type Y trucks installed. The bottom sill is different on these cars from the single door cars and does not need to be modified. Available in four road numbers. Represents a prototype from 1950s.
photo © Ed Kirstatter

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