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Boston & Maine 40 Series Box Cars

Index

Builder's Photo

Does one exist?

B&M Classification Card(s)

Does one exist?

Specifications From Classification Cards

See 77000 series?

ORER data and numbers

ORER Size Data
Description 7/1963
AAR Mechanical Designation XM
Inside
Dimensions
Length 50'-6"
Width 9'-2"
Height 10'-5"
Outside
Dimensions
Length 51'-10"
Width At Eaves or top of sides or platform 9'-4"
10'-5"
Extreme Width 10'-8"
Height
from
Rail
To Extreme Width 5'-8"
To Eaves or top of sides or platform 14'-5"
13'-7"
To Extreme Height 15'
Door - Side
opening
Width 9'
Height 9'-9"
Capacity Cu Ft. Level Full 4840
Pounds 110000

ORER History
ORER Date
(Year-Mo.)
Car
Numbers
# of
Cars
Description
1963 - 07 40-42 3 Box, Steel, Note J
1963 - 10 "
1964 - 01 "
1964 - 04 "
1964 - 07 "
1964 - 10 "
1965 - 01 "
1965 - 04 "
1965 - 07 "
1965 - 10 "
1966 - 01 "
1966 - 04 "
1966 - 07 "
1966 - 10 Not listed

ORER Notes

40-42 series

Note J (7/1963 - 7/1966)

[only cars in this series shown]
Cars numbered 40 to 42 are equipped for handling Nitre Cake

Discussion, General Notes

Paint Schemes

As reconditioned
blue sides, black door. ? ends. ? roof. "medium" sized intertwined "BM" herald (all white with black outline)

References or other data

Photographs

Renumberings/Conversions/Dispositions

Models

Revision History

File History for THIS page
Date Who Description
04-Nov-2022 KG Akerboom Initial release (split data off 77000 series)
05-Nov-2022 KG Akerboom Updated per [almost] complete ORER data

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