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Boston & Maine 12066 Series Reefer Cars

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Builder's Photo

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B&M Classification Card(s)

Does one exist?

Specifications From Classification Cards

?

ORER data and numbers

ORER Size Data
Description 12/1914 10/1918 5/1923 5/1925
M.C.B. / AAR Mechanical Designation RM RM
Inside
Dimensions
Length 36' 36' (1) 35'-9" 35'-9"
Width 8'-3" 8'-3" 8'-3" 8'-3"
Height 8'-1" 8'-1" 7'-8" 7'-8"
Outside
Dimensions
Length 36'-9" 36'-9"
Width At Eaves or top of sides or platform 9'-4" 9'-4"
Extreme Width
Height
from
Rail
To Extreme Width
To Eaves or top of sides or platform 12'-6¼" 12'-6¼"
To Top of Running Board 13'-2" 13'-2"
To Extreme Height 14' 14'
Door - Side
opening
Width 4' 4' 4' 4'
Height 6' 6' 6' 6'
Capacity Cu Ft. Level Full 2440 2400 (2)2440 2440
Pounds 60000 60000 44000 40000

(1) 1922-12 - 1923-04: Between Ice Tanks - Between Linings Clear (Bulkheads collapsed) [no value listed for "Bulkheads in Place"]

(2) 1922-12 - 1923-04: "Clear capacity (Bulkheads Collapsed)"
For "Between Ice Boxes - Bulkhead in Place" - no value listed.

ORER History
ORER Date
(Year-Mo.)
Car
Numbers
# of
Cars
Description
In "Freight Equipment" table of Boston & Maine RR listing
1914 - 12 12066,12067 2 Box, Refrigerator
1915 - 01 (same)
1915 - 02 (same)
1915 - 03 (same)
1915 - 04 " " Box, Refrigerator, Steel Underframe
1915 - 05 (same)
1915 - 06 (same)
1915 - 07 (same)
1915 - 08 (same)
1915 - 09 (same)
1915 - 10 (same)
1915 - 11 (same)
1915 - 12 (same)
1916 - 01 (same)
1916 - 02 (same)
1916 - 03 (same)
1916 - 04 (same)
1916 - 05 (same)
1916 - 06 (same)
1916 - 07 (same)
1916 - 08 (same)
1916 - 09 (same)
1916 - 10 (same)
1916 - 11 (same)
1916 - 12 (same)
1917 - 01 (same)
1917 - 02 (same)
1917 - 03 (same)
1917 - 04 (same)
1917 - 05 (same)
1917 - 06 (same)
1917 - 07 (same)
1917 - 08 (same)
1917 - 09 (same)
1917 - 10 (same)
1917 - 11 (same)
1917 - 12 (same)
1918 - 01 (same)
1918 - 02 (same)
1918 - 03 (same)
1918 - 04 (same)
1918 - 05 (same)
1918 - 06 (same)
1918 - 07 (same)
1918 - 08 (same)
1918 - 09 (same)
1918 - 10 (same)
1918 - 11 (same)
1918 - 12 (same)
1919 - 01 (same)
1919 - 02 (same)
1919 - 03 (same)
1919 - 04 (same)
1919 - 05 (same)
1919 - 06 (same)
1919 - 07 (same)
1919 - 08 (same)
1919 - 09 (same)
1919 - 10 (same)
1919 - 11 (same)
1919 - 12 (same)
1920 - 01 (same)
1920 - 02 (same)
1920 - 03 (same)
1920 - 04 (same)
1920 - 05 (same)
1920 - 06 (same)
1920 - 07 (same)
1920 - 08 (same)
1920 - 09 (same)
1920 - 10 (same)
1920 - 11 (same)
1920 - 12 (same)
1921 - 01 (same)
1921 - 02 (same)
1921 - 03 (same)
1921 - 04 (same)
1921 - 05 (same)
1921 - 06 (same)
1921 - 07 (same)
1921 - 08 (same)
1921 - 09 (same)
1921 - 10 (same)
1921 - 11 (same)
1921 - 12 (same)
1922 - 01 (same)
1922 - 02 (same)
1922 - 03 (same)
1922 - 04 (same)
1922 - 05 (same)
1922 - 06 (same)
1922 - 07 (same)
1922 - 08 (same)
1922 - 09 (same)
1922 - 10 (same)
1922 - 11 (same)
Moved to "Refrigerator cars" table
1922 - 12 " " Refrigerator, Steel Underframe
1923 - 01 (same)
1923 - 02 (same)
1923 - 03 (same)
1923 - 04 (same)
Moved to main "Freight Cars" table
1923 - 05 " " Box, Steel Underframe
1923 - 06 (same)
1923 - 07 (same)
1923 - 08 (same)
1923 - 09 (same)
1923 - 10 (same)
1923 - 11 (same)
1923 - 12 (same)
1924 - 01 (same)
1924 - 02 (same)
1924 - 03 (same)
1924 - 04 (same)
1924 - 05 (same)
1924 - 06 (same)
1924 - 07 (same)
1924 - 08 (same)
1924 - 09 (same)
1924 - 10 (same)
1924 - 11 12067 1 "
1924 - 12 (same)
1925 - 01 (same)
1925 - 02 (same)
1925 - 03 (same)
1925 - 04 (same)
1925 - 05 (same)
1925 - 06 (same)
1925 - 07 (same)
1925 - 08 (same)
1925 - 09 (same)
1925 - 10 (same)
1925 - 11 (same)
1925 - 12 (same)
1926 - 01 (same)
1926 - 02 (same)
1926 - 03 (same)
1926 - 04 (same)
1926 - 05 (same)
1926 - 06 (same)
1926 - 07 (same)
1926 - 08 (same)
1926 - 09 (same)
1926 - 10 (same)
1926 - 11 (same)
1926 - 12 (same)
1927 - 01 (same)
1927 - 02 (same)
1927 - 03 (same)
1927 - 04 (same)
1927 - 05 (same)
1927 - 06 (same)
1927 - 07 Merged into series 12056-12067 [see that series]
ca. 1935 12056-12067 moved to passenger car table 12003-12098, and then renumbered 1800-1849

ORER Notes

Discussion, General Notes

Car Book and/or Car Disposition Data

Car Disposition Records

Source(s)
ID BoxFolderFolder nameLink Title Approx.
Start date
Approx.
End date
A 1 3 Freight Car List Old 10190 - 12758 Auto + Misc ? 1935?
B 1 3 Freight Car List Old 12007-12758 "Converted to passenger but not renumbered"

Data
Car Number Disposition
Source ID
Date Built Rebuilt
Date
Disposition
Date
Disposition
12067 A,B 1907-10
1911
1935-04 to 1826
Converted to passenger car but not renumbered

Paint Schemes

References or other data

Photographs

Renumberings/Conversions/Dispositions

Models

Revision History

File History for THIS page
Date Who Description
21-Mar-2020 KG Akerboom Initial release
04-Apr-2020 KG Akerboom Re-did references/photos section
22-Apr-2020 KG Akerboom Updated per B&MRRHS Modeler's Notes #39
05-May-2020 KG Akerboom Moved ORER notes into separate section
16-May-2020 KG Akerboom Added data from 4 more ORERs (1911,1919,1921,1931)
28-May-2020 KG Akerboom updated 10/1919
21-Jul-2020 KG Akerboom "Photos" table - changed "vertical" text to PNG of "sideways" text; added "Markings" columns
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16-Aug-2020
KG Akerboom Added ORER data (History only, not dims or notes yet) for 63 more registers, courtesy of James Kinkaid
10-Apr-2021 KG Akerboom Added info from 47 more ORERs 1903 thru 1917
17-Oct-2021 KG Akerboom Re-did merge info
04-Nov-2021 KG Akerboom Added car disposition record data
22-Jan-2022 KG Akerboom Added ICC Valuation data
24-Aug-2022 KG Akerboom Updated per [almost] complete ORER data
04-Jan-2023 KG Akerboom Fixed headers and footers...hopefully

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