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Boston & Maine 2400 Series Reefer 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 History
ORER Date
(Year-Mo.)
Car
Numbers
# of
Cars
Description
In "New series for Boston & Maine RR Cars" table
1894 - 03 2400-2499 2 Milk
1894 - 04 (same)
1894 - 05 (same)
In "Freight Equipment" table of Boston & Maine RR listing
1894 - 06 " 22 "
1894 - 07 (same)
1894 - 08 (same)
1894 - 09 (same)
1894 - 10 " 27 "
1894 - 11 (same)
1894 - 12 (same)
1895 - 01 " 29 "
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 (same)
1895 - 11 " 32 "
1895 - 12 (same)
1896 - 01 (same)
1896 - 02 (same)
1896 - 03 (same)
1896 - 04 " 33 "
1896 - 05 (same)
1896 - 06 " 33 "
1896 - 07 (same)
1896 - 08 (same)
1896 - 09 (same)
1896 - 10 (same)
1896 - 11 (same)
1896 - 12 " 36 "
1897 - 01 " 37 "
1897 - 02 " 36 "
1897 - 03 (same)
1897 - 04 (same)
1897 - 05 (same)
1897 - 06 (same)
1897 - 07 (same)
1897 - 08 (same)
1897 - 09 (same)
1897 - 10 (same)
1897 - 11 (same)
1897 - 12 (same)
1898 - 01 " 35 "
1898 - 02 (same)
1898 - 03 (same)
1898 - 04 " 36 "
1898 - 05 (same)
1898 - 06 (same)
1898 - 07 (same)
1898 - 08 (same)
1898 - 09 (same)
1898 - 10 " 37 "
1898 - 11 (same)
1898 - 12 (same)
1899 - 01 (same)
1899 - 02 (same)
1899 - 03 (same)
1899 - 04 (same)
1899 - 05 (same)
1899 - 06 (same)
1899 - 07 (same)
1899 - 08 (same)
1899 - 09 (same)
1899 - 10 " 36 "
1899 - 11 (same)
1899 - 12 (same)
1900 - 01 " 37 "
1900 - 02 (same)
1900 - 03 (same)
1900 - 04 (same)
1900 - 05 (same)
1900 - 06 (same)
1900 - 07 (same)
1900 - 08 (same)
Moved to passenger car roster ["renumbered to" list]
1900 - 09 " "
1900 - 10 (same)
1900 - 11 " 39 "
1900 - 12 " 42 "
1901 - 01 " 45 "
1901 - 02 " 46 "
1901 - 03 (same)
1901 - 04 " 51 "
1901 - 05 " 50 "
1901 - 06 " 51 "
1901 - 07 " 52 "
1901 - 08 (same)
1901 - 09 (same)
1901 - 10 (same)
1901 - 11 (same)
Moved to passenger car roster ["main" table]
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 " 53 "
1902 - 09 (same)
1902 - 10 (same)
1902 - 11 (same)
1902 - 12 (same)
1903 - 01 (same)
1903 - 02 (same)
1903 - 03 (same)
1903 - 04 (same)
1903 - 05 (same)
1903 - 06 (same)
1903 - 07 (same)
1903 - 08 (same)
1903 - 09 (same)
1903 - 10 " 54 "
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 " 59 "
1904 - 10 (same)
1904 - 11 (same)
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 " 62 "
1905 - 12 (same)
1906 - 01 (same)
1906 - 02 2400-2485 " "
1906 - 03 (same)
1906 - 04 " 65 "
1906 - 05 (same)
1906 - 06 (same)
1906 - 07 (same)
1906 - 08 (same)
1906 - 09 " 66 "
1906 - 10 (same)
1906 - 11 (same)
1906 - 12 (same)
1907 - 01 (same)
1907 - 02 (same)
1907 - 03 (same)
1907 - 04 (same)
1907 - 05 (same)
1907 - 06 " 70 "
1907 - 07 (same)
1907 - 08 " 69 "
1907 - 09 (same)
1907 - 10 (same)
1907 - 11 (same)
1907 - 12 " 69 "
1908 - 01 (same)
1908 - 02 (same)
1908 - 03 (same)
1908 - 04 (same)
1908 - 05 (same)
1908 - 06 (same)
1908 - 07 (same)
1908 - 08 Moved to series 1-1799 "Passenger, Parlor, Cafe, and Milk"
(2400-2485 = "St. John & Boston Line")

ORER Notes

Discussion, General Notes

Car Book and/or Car Disposition Data

Acquisition Books (1898 - 1917 only)

Volume number refers original book number
Page numbers refer to numbers on pages in original book, NOT to pages in PDF file(s)
Dates refer to first/last dates expenses were recorded in the acquisition book, NOT to car delivery dates
Car Number(s) Vol PageFirst
Date
Last
Date
Builder $ / Car Notes
2437 1 3 1899-03 1899-06 B&M, Lawrence $2458
2416 1 3 1899-07 1899-07 B&M, Lawrence $2649 [in service date?] 1899-09-02
2414 1 3 1900-04 1900-07 B&M, Salem $2557
2443-2444 1 35 1900-12 1901-05 B&M, Lawrence $2409
2452-2453 1 55 1902-05 1902-06 B&M, Concord $2788
2454-2455 1 59 1902-06 1902-10 B&M, Lawrence $2869
2445, 2449 1 68 1902-12 1903-09 B&M, E. Fitchburg$2756
2426 1 74 1903-10 1903-12 B&M, Salem $2731
2456-2457 1 77 1903-07 1903-09 B&M, Lawrence $2814
2427, 2459-2460 1 90 1905-01 1905-03 B&M, Concord $2581
2462-2464 1 96 1905-07 1905-12 Laconia Car Co. $2995
2466-2467 1 116 1906-04 1906-10 B&M, Lawrence $2390
2468-2469 1 124 1906-08 1907-01 B&M, Lawrence $2708
Change to 1-1799 series. I will add milk car data here,
but it really needs to be moved to passenger list (that does not yet exist)
24701699 1 157 1907-07 1908-02 B&M, Lawrence $4109 [why is cost so high?]
2424 1 158 1907-08 - B&M, Concord $690 [why is cost so low?]
1628 1 170 1907-12 1908-01 B&M, Lawrence $416 [why is cost so low?]
1618-1627 1 190 1909-03 1910-03 Laconia Car Co. $4541
1653 2 91 1914-07 - B&M, Concord$1328 Converted from Reefer 12806
1661 2 91 1914-07 - B&M, Concord$1328 Converted from Reefer 12915
1628 2 91 1914-07 - B&M, Concord$1328 Converted from Reefer 12982
1667 2 91 1914-07 - B&M, Concord$1328 Converted from Reefer 13038
? 2 103 1915-08 1916-03 ? $523 Convert 4 mail cars to milk
? 2 103 1916-01 1916-07 ? $1697 Convert 2 postal cars to milk
? 2 114 1916-07 1917-02 ? $208 Convert 8 steel underframe cars cars to milk [box, or ex-passenger equipment?]

Paint Schemes

References or other data

Photographs

Renumberings/Conversions/Dispositions

Date Quantity New Numbers Description
1908-08 all (69) 1-1799 [combined with other cars into] Passenger, Parlor, Cafe, and Milk

Models

Revision History

File History for THIS page
Date Who Description
31-Dec-2019 KG Akerboom Initial release
04-Apr-2020 KG Akerboom Re-did references/photos section
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
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
17-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)
13-Aug-2022 KG Akerboom Updated per [almost] complete ORER data
04-Jan-2023 KG Akerboom Fixed headers and footers...hopefully
25-Feb-2023 KG Akerboom Fixed link to scanned data (car books)
24-May-2023 KG Akerboom Back-filled 1897 data
26-May-2023 KG Akerboom Back-filled 1900 data

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