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Happy Holiday Railway - Weekends through Dec. 18

Freight Cars

Builder Unknown 1949 Chicago & North Western X201775
Builder Unknown 1949
Chicago & North Western X201775
Description:Ballast Car

Equipment Information

Chicago & North Western X201775 is an all-steel ballast car built for hauling rock ballast and other aggregate. Very similar to a standard hopper car, ballast cars were designed with doors in the bottom set to dump the car’s contents to the side of the tracks.

Builder: ??
Year built: 1949
Length: 37ft 6in
Width: 10ft 3in
Height: 12ft 5in
Weight: 50400
Brakes: AB
Trucks: ASF RC
Description: Steel Ballast Hopper
Arrived: 2007
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational