Freight Cars

CFC? 1948 American Colloid (EVEX) 4534
CFC? 1948
American Colloid (EVEX) 4534
Description:RB Box Car

Equipment Information

American Colloid Company (EVEX) is a minerals company that used insulated boxcars like this one to transport products that were sensitive to moisture, such as sand and clay for use in metal casting processes. EVEX 4534 is used by IRM to house maintenance equipment for the museum’s operating steam locomotives.

Builder: Chicago Freight Car Company
Year Built: 1948
Length: 55ft 6in
Width: 9ft 11in
Height: ???
Weight: 62400 lbs
Brakes: None
Trucks: None
Description: Insulated Box Car (on ground)
Arrived: 1982
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational

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