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Boston & Maine 12068 Series Box, Milk Cars

Index

Builder's Photo

Does one exist?

B&M Classification Card(s)

Does one exist?

Specifications From Classification Cards

?

ORER data and numbers

ORER Size Data
Description 9/1916 5/1923 5/1925 10/1930 11/1930
M.C.B. Designation RB RB RB RB RB
Inside
Dimensions
Length 29'-3½" 29'-3½" 35'-11" 35'-11" 35'-11"
Width 8'-3" 8'-3" 8'-3" 8'-3" 8'-3"
Height 8' 8' 8' 8' 8'
Outside
Dimensions
Length 37' 37' 37' 37' 37'
Width At Eaves or top of sides or platform 9'-3" 9'-3" 9'-3" 9'-3" 9'-3"
Extreme Width
Height
from
Rail
To Extreme Width
To Eaves or top of sides or platform 12'-7⅞" 12'-7⅞" 12'-7⅞" 12'-7" 12'-8"
To Top of Running Board 13'-3⅛" 13'-3⅛" 13'-3⅛" 13'-3" 13'-4"
To Extreme Height 13'-9¾" 13'-9¾" 13'-9¾" 13'-9" 13'-10"
Door - Side
opening
Width 4' 4' 4' 4' 4'
Height 6' 6' 6' 6' 6'
Capacity Cu Ft. Level Full 1933 1933 2371 2371 2371
Pounds 60000 44000 40000 40000 40000

ORER History
ORER Date
(Year-Mo.)
Car
Numbers
# of
Cars
Description
In "Freight Equipment" table of Boston & Maine RR listing
1916 - 09 12068-12075 8 Box, Milk
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 - 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 " 12[sic] "
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 12068-12079 " "
1920 - 06 12068-12093 23 "
1920 - 07 (same)
1920 - 08 12068-12094 27 "
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 12068-12098 30 "
1922 - 02 " 31 "
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 " 30 "
1922 - 12 (same)
1923 - 01 (same)
1923 - 02 (same)
1923 - 03 (same)
1923 - 04 (same)
1923 - 05 (same)
1923 - 06 (same)
1923 - 07 (same)
1923 - 08 (same)
1923 - 09 (same)
1923 - 10 (same)
1923 - 11 (same)
1923 - 12 " 29 "
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 (same)
1924 - 12 (same)
1925 - 01 (same)
1925 - 02 (same)
1925 - 03 (same)
1925 - 04 (same)
1925 - 05 " 29 Box, Milk, Staggered doors [sic]
1925 - 06 (same)
1925 - 07 " " Box, Milk
1925 - 08 (same)
1925 - 09 (same)
1925 - 10 (same)
1925 - 11 (same)
1925 - 12 (same)
1926 - 01 (same)
1926 - 02 " 28 "
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 (same)
1927 - 08 (same)
1927 - 09 (same)
1927 - 10 (same)
1927 - 11 (same)
1927 - 12 (same)
1928 - 01 (same)
1928 - 02 (same)
1928 - 03 (same)
1928 - 04 (same)
1928 - 05 (same)
1928 - 06 (same)
1928 - 07 (same)
1928 - 08 (same)
1928 - 09 (same)
1928 - 10 (same)
1928 - 11 (same)
1928 - 12 (same)
1929 - 01 (same)
1929 - 02 " 27 "
1929 - 03 (same)
1929 - 04 (same)
1929 - 05 (same)
1929 - 06 (same)
1929 - 07 (same)
1929 - 08 (same)
1929 - 09 (same)
1929 - 10 (same)
1929 - 11 (same)
1929 - 12 (same)
1930 - 01 (same)
1930 - 02 (same)
1930 - 03 (same)
1930 - 04 (same)
1930 - 05 (same)
1930 - 06 " 26 "
1930 - 07 (same)
1930 - 08 (same)
1930 - 09 (same)
1930 - 10 (same)
1930 - 11 " 27 "
1930 - 12 (same)
1931 - 01 (same)
1931 - 02 (same)
1931 - 03 (same)
1931 - 04 (same)
1931 - 05 " 28 "
1931 - 06 (same)
1931 - 07 (same)
1931 - 08 (same)
1931 - 09 (same)
1931 - 10 (same)
1931 - 11 (same)
1931 - 12 (same)
1932 - 01 (same)
1932 - 02 (same)
1932 - 03 (same)
1932 - 04 (same)
1932 - 05 (same)
1932 - 06 (same)
Switch to Bi-monthly
MTC cars listed separately from B&M cars
1932 - 07 B&M 12069-12096 13 Box, Milk
MTC 12068-12098 15 Milk
1932 - 09 [No changes noted]
1932 - 11 [No changes noted]
1933 - 01 [No changes noted]
1933 - 03 [No changes noted]
1933 - 05 [No changes noted]
MTC cars merged back into B&M series
1933 - 07 " 16 Box, Milk
1933 - 09 [No changes noted]
1933 - 11 [No changes noted]
1934 - 01 [No changes noted]
1934 - 03 [No changes noted]
1934 - 05 [No changes noted]
1934 - 07 " 27 "
1934 - 09 [No changes noted]
1934 - 11 [No changes noted]
1935 - 01 "Eliminate" in freight section
Add to "Passenger Equipment" "Milk", series B&M 12003-12098, 57 cars
1935 - 03 [same as 1935-01]
1935 - 05 "Eliminate" in freight section
Add to "Passenger Equipment" "Milk", series B&M 12003-12098, 57 cars
Change to read new numbers 1800-1849, old numbers 12003-12098, 50 cars
Moved to "Passenger Equipment" list
1935 - 07 1800-1849
12003-12098
50 Milk (Note K)
1935 - 09 [No changes noted]
1935 - 11 [No changes noted]
1936 - 01 [No changes noted]
1936 - 03 [No changes noted]
1936 - 05 [No changes noted]
1936 - 07 " 48 "
1936 - 09 [No changes noted]
1936 - 11 [No changes noted]
1937 - 01 [No changes noted]
1937 - 03 [No changes noted]
1937 - 05 [No changes noted]
Switch to Quarterly
1937 - 07 " 47 "
1937 - 10 (same)
1938 - 01 1800-1861
12003-12098
59 "
1938 - 04 " 57 "
1938 - 07 " 56 "
1938 - 10 (same)
1939 - 01 (same)
1939 - 04 (same)
1939 - 07 Passenger car data removed

ORER Notes

ORER Note K (7/1935 - 10/1937)

Cars in series 1800 to 1849 being renumbered from series 12003 to 12098

ORER Note K (1/1938 - 4/1939)

Cars in series 1800 to 1861 being renumbered from series 12003 to 12098

Discussion, General Notes

Car Book and/or Car Disposition Data

Car Books (1923-06 thru 1936-10, then 1944-05 thru 1960-03)

Volume number refers original book number
Part number refers to PDF file part as posted on B&MRRHS site
Page numbers refer to pages in PDF file(s) (L/R = Left or Right side of that PDF page)
Car Number(s) Vol PartPageDate Action Location New # Notes
12069 2 1 4 1934-02-14 Destroyed

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
MTC 12068 A 1907-10 1925-06 1935-04 to 1827
12069 A 1907-10
1911
1934-01 Retired
12070 A 1907-10 1923-10 1935-04 to 1828
MTC 12071 A 1907-11 1923-03 1935-04 to 1829
MTC 12073 A 1907-11 1921-09 1935-04 to 1830
B Converted to passenger car but not renumbered
MTC 12074 A 1907-10 1923-07 1935-04 to 1831
12075 A 1907-10
1911
1928-12Sold for Scrap
1931-03 Returned to Service
1935-04 to 1832

Paint Schemes

References or other data

Photographs

Renumberings/Conversions/Dispositions

Date Quantity New Numbers Description
1935-1939 All? (passenger) 1800-1861 Converted to passenger service

Models

Revision History

File History for THIS page
Date Who Description
08-Dec-2019 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
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
22-Oct-2020 KG Akerboom Added Car Book Data
10-Apr-2021 KG Akerboom Added info from 47 more ORERs 1903 thru 1917
04-Jul-2021 KG Akerboom Reorganized Car Book and/or Car Disposition Data (Car # to 1st column, 2nd/other changes to new rows)
17-Oct-2021 KG Akerboom Added remaining 7/1928 - 10/1947 ORERs
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
24-Jan-2023 KG Akerboom Updated "Note K"s
25-Feb-2023 KG Akerboom Fixed link to scanned data (car books)

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