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Name Container Car, Ortner
Region North America
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Container Car
Variety Ortner
Manufacturer American Car & Foundry (Details)
Era Era IV: 1958 - 1978


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History: These odd looking cars were built starting in the 1960s. It's been said they carried containers of acrylonitrile. Boxes of the chemical would loaded onto the car. They had a 70- ton capacity.

ORER Data: January 1965 DUPX 50000-50099--5 cars (no SHPX that match); April 1970 DUPX 50000-50021--22 cars; April 1980 same, except 50008 and 50009 gone--20 cars; July 1985 8 cars left; October 1990 8 cars left; April 1995 2 cars left; July 2000 series gone.

Railroad/Company:
ACF Industries LLC originally known as The American Car and Foundry Company and was formed in 1899. In 1955 ACF Industries, Incorporated became the new name for The American Car and Foundry. Over the years railcar manufacturing and leasing were the major forces in ACF's economic growth and stability. ACF has weathered many changes and is still committed to the manufacture of new railcar and railcar parts and sub-assemblies. ACF Industries LLC became a successor to ACF Industries, Incorporated on May 1, 2003.

ACF Industries LLC is a leader in the manufacture and fabrication of specialty railcar parts and miscellaneous steel products. While the Company's primary purpose is to compliment the new car and repair car market, it also provides manufacturing support to other manufacturers of steel products.

ACF Industries LLC is headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri and our manufacturing facility is located in Milton, Pennsylvania.

From the company website.


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Item created by: gdm on 2018-03-01 17:20:24. Last edited by gdm on 2018-03-01 17:25:15

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