B-70-75 Box Cars

A roster of the B-70-75 class box cars is provided as follows:

	SP 245450-245749

	Golden West numbers:	GVSR 775000-775019 *
				GVSR 775100-775145 *
				GVSR 775150-775152 *
				GVSR 775500-775540 @	(re#'d SP 231250-231273)
				VCY  775640-775641 #	(re#'d SP 231275)

	@ = 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 1974-75 and featured 8'+8' Youngstown sliding doors, dreadnaught ends, Hydra Cushion underframes and 5258 ft3 capacity.

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: Rob Sarberenyi



SP 245469

Rob Sarberenyi

Roseville, CA; 07/31/2008

SP 245493

Rob Sarberenyi

Newark, CA; 04/2002

SP 245698

Chris Butts

Mira Loma, CA; 01/11/1992


Golden West Service - GVSR:

GVSR 775104

Patrick Harris

New Orleans, LA; 1998

GVSR 775539

Doug Stark

London, ON, CAN; 05/01/2001


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