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Boston & Maine (1893) 13600 Series Box Cars

Index

Builder's Photo

Does one exist?

B&M Classification Card(s)

Does one exist?

Specifications From Classification Cards

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ORER data and numbers

ORER Size Data - 1903-1910
Description 4/1903
Length 34'
Width
Height
Capacity (Pounds)40000 (13600-14499)
60000 (14500-14699)

Note these are existing cars being renumbered into a contiguous series
ORER History
ORER Date
(Year-Mo.)
Car
Numbers
# of
Cars
Description
1893 - 04 13600-15999 (none) 8 Wheel box, 34 feet
1893 - 05 (same)
1893 - 06 (same)
1893 - 07 (same)
1893 - 08 (same)
1893 - 09 (same)
1893 - 10 (same)
1893 - 11 " 682 "
1893 - 12 (same)
1894 - 01 (same)
1894 - 02 (same)
1894 - 03 " 731 "
1894 - 04 (same)
1894 - 05 (same)
1894 - 06 (same)
1894 - 07 (same)
1894 - 08 (same)
1894 - 09 (same)
1894 - 10 " 775 "
1894 - 11 (same)
1894 - 12 (same)
1895 - 01 " 776 "
1895 - 02 (same)
1895 - 03 (same)
1895 - 04 (same)
1895 - 05 (same)
1895 - 06 (same)
1895 - 07 (same)
1895 - 08 (same)
1895 - 09 (same)
1895 - 10 " 774 "
1895 - 11 " 974 "
1895 - 12 (same)
1896 - 01 " 852 "
1896 - 02 (same)
1896 - 03 " 1052 "
1896 - 04 " 1051 "
1896 - 05 (same)
1896 - 06 (same)
1896 - 07 (same)
1896 - 08 (same)
1896 - 09 (same)
1896 - 10 (same)
1896 - 11 (same)
1896 - 12 (same)
1897 - 03 (same)
1897 - 04 (same)
1897 - 05 " 1050 "
1897 - 06 (same)
1897 - 07 (same)
1897 - 08 (same)
1897 - 09 " 1043 "
1897 - 10 (same)
1897 - 11 (same)
1897 - 12 " 1042 "
1898 - 01 (same)
1898 - 02 (same)
1898 - 03 (same)
1898 - 04 (same)
1898 - 05 (same)
1898 - 06 (same)
1898 - 07 (same)
1898 - 08 (same)
1898 - 09 (same)
1898 - 10 " 1041 "
1898 - 11 " 1042 "
1898 - 12 " 1041 "
1899 - 01 (same)
1899 - 02 (same)
1899 - 03 (same)
1899 - 04 (same)
1899 - 05 " 1039 "
1899 - 06 " 1040 "
1899 - 07 " 1039 "
1899 - 08 " 1040 "
1899 - 09 (same)
1899 - 10 " 1041 "
1899 - 11 " 1040 "
1899 - 12 (same)
1900 - 06 " 1056 "
Series splits - 14500-14699 (60000 capy cars) split into separate series - see that web page
1901 - 01 13600-14470 821 Box, 34 feet, 40000 capacity
looks like they are being renumbered to 41100 series
1901 - 02 13600-14470 Box, 34 feet, 40000 capacity, old series
1901 - 03 (same)
1901 - 04 (same)
1901 - 05 (same)
1901 - 06 (same)
1901 - 07 (same)
1901 - 08 (same)
1901 - 09 (same)
1901 - 10 (same)
1901 - 11 (same)
1901 - 12 (same)
1902 - 01 (same)
1902 - 02 (same)
1902 - 03 (same)
1902 - 04 (same)
1902 - 05 (same)
1902 - 06 (same)
1902 - 07 (same)
1902 - 08 (same)
1902 - 09 (same)
1902 - 10 (same)
1902 - 11 (same)
1902 - 12 (same)
1903 - 01 (same)
1903 - 02 (same)
1903 - 03 (same)
Moved to "Old Numbers" table (rather than main listing)
1903 - 04 13600-14499 Box
1903 - 05 (same)
1903 - 06 (same)
1903 - 07 (same)
1903 - 08 (same)
1903 - 09 (same)
1903 - 10 (same)
1903 - 11 (same)
1903 - 12 (same)
1904 - 01 (same)
1904 - 02 (same)
1904 - 03 (same)
1904 - 04 (same)
1904 - 05 (same)
1904 - 06 (same)
1904 - 07 (same)
1904 - 08 (same)
1904 - 09 (same)
1904 - 10 (same)
1904 - 11 (same)
"Old Numbers" table Renamed "Old Series"
1904 - 12 (same)
1905 - 01 (same)
1905 - 02 (same)
1905 - 03 (same)
1905 - 04 (same)
1905 - 05 (same)
1905 - 06 (same)
1905 - 07 (same)
1905 - 08 (same)
1905 - 09 (same)
1905 - 10 (same)
1905 - 11 (same)
1905 - 12 (same)
1906 - 01 (same)
1906 - 02 (same)
Moved back to the "main" table (!?!)
1906 - 03 13600-14499 2 Box
1906 - 04 (same)
1906 - 05 (same)
1906 - 06 (same)
1906 - 07 (same)
1906 - 08 (same)
1906 - 09 (same)
1906 - 10 (same)
1906 - 11 (same)
1906 - 12 (same)
1907 - 01 Not listed

ORER Notes

This series NEVER gets "*" indicating "Air Brakes" (1903-05 thru 1909-06)

Discussion, General Notes

Paint Schemes

References or other data

Photographs

PageCar # Photo Date
yr-mo-day
Visible? MarkingsPaint
Scheme
Herald Notes
Historic New England (as of 17-Apr-2020)
Above is direct link. If it doesn't work, search the title
Title="Boston & Maine railroad car No. 14281, East Cambridge, Mass."
Also available at B&MRRHS Flickr
14281 X S1&RRNone? None Note "Air Brake" in circle.
Also note another B&M boxcar (16108) to the right

Renumberings/Conversions/Dispositions

Guessing... In the 190x renumbering, they moved to these series (the only numbers that seem to fit)
Date Quantity New Numbers New Series Description
1901 all in 13600-14499 41100-42563 Box, 34 feet, 40000 lbs. capacity
1901 all in 14500-14699 44000-44199 Box, 34 feet, 60000 lbs. capacity

Models

Revision History

File History for THIS page
Date Who Description
07-Dec-2019 KG Akerboom Initial release
30-Mar-2020 KG Akerboom Fixed 3/1905 data
04-Apr-2020 KG Akerboom Re-did references/photos section
17-Apr-2020 KG Akerboom Added more web sites: B&MRRHS Flickr, Fallen Flags, NMRA Archives, Earl Tuson. Also Scott Whitney (NMRO) CDs
26-Apr-2020 KG Akerboom Changed B&MRRHS Flickr to direct link
05-May-2020 KG Akerboom Moved ORER notes into separate section
21-Jul-2020 KG Akerboom "Photos" table - changed "vertical" text to PNG of "sideways" text; added "Markings" columns
05-Aug-2020 KG Akerboom Added 9/1899 ORER data
07- thru
16-Aug-2020
KG Akerboom Added ORER data (History only, not dims or notes yet) for 63 more registers, courtesy of James Kinkaid
10-Oct-2020 KG Akerboom Added E. Neubauer ORER data (car counts only, 15 issues)
10-Apr-2021 KG Akerboom Added info from 47 more ORERs 1903 thru 1917
14-Jul-2022 KG Akerboom Updated per [almost] complete ORER data
04-Jan-2023 KG Akerboom Fixed headers and footers...hopefully
07-Mar-2023 KG Akerboom Moved 14500 cars to separate web page

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