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Freight Cars

CB&Q 1950 Chicago Burlington & Quincy 17598
CB&Q 1950
Chicago Burlington & Quincy 17598
Description:XM Box Car

Equipment Information

Burlington 17598 is an all-steel boxcar built for general freight service. It was constructed in the Burlington’s shops in Havelock, Nebraska as part of class XM-32B. It was later used in maintenance-of-way service as Burlington Northern 951264.

Builder: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Year Built: 1950
Length: 40ft 8in
Width: 9ft 10in
Height: 14ft 5in
Weight: 43800 lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: #79 Ride Control
Description: Steel Boxcar Class XM-32B
Arrived: 1999
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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Ownership History
1950-? – Chicago Burlington & Quincy
?-1996 – Burlington Northern #951264
1996-1999 – Burlington Northern Santa Fe #951264
1999-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL