B-70-63 Box Cars

A roster of the B-70-63 class box cars is provided as follows:


	SSW 60500-60999       

	Golden West numbers:	GVSR 763000-763044 @	(re#'d SP 231375-231418)
				GVSR 763100-763156 *
				GVSR 763175-763179 *
				VCY  763500-763504 #	(re#'d SP 231420)

	@ = rebuilt with 10' sliding doors
	# = rebuilt with 12' plug doors
	* = rebuilt with original double doors retained
	

These 50'-7" box cars were built by PC&F in 1972 and featured 8'+8' Superior sliding doors, Hydra Cushion underframes and 5243 ft3 capacity. Many cars of this class were rebuilt and renumbered as part of the Golden West Service program.

Many cars of this class were repainted and renumbered as Golden West Service cars. At the time of rebuilding the original double doors were changed to either a single 10' sliding door or 12' plug door or not altered. Some of the cars with new single doors were subsequently re-numbered into a new SP series (230000's) by UP in lieu of into their original numbers.

Photo by: John Mosbarger

SSW cars:

SSW 60795

Jim Eager Collection

1972

SSW 60814

John Mosbarger

Santa Clara, CA; 07/20/2002

SSW 60814

John Mosbarger

Santa Clara, CA; 07/20/2002

SSW 60814

John Mosbarger

Santa Clara, CA; 07/20/2002

SSW 60814

John Mosbarger

Santa Clara, CA; 07/20/2002

SSW 60814

John Mosbarger

Santa Clara, CA; 07/20/2002

SSW 60896

Patrick Harris

New Orleans, LA; 05/01/1995

SSW 60964

Rob Sarberenyi

Newark, CA; 8/1999

Golden West Service cars:

VCY 763501

Patrick Harris

New Orleans, LA; summer 1995

ex-Golden West Service cars:

SP 231405

Rob Sarberenyi

Fremont, CA; 7/2/2004

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