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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Boxcar - Evans 53' Evans Double Plug Door

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Name Boxcar, 53 Foot, Evans Double Plug Door
Region North America
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Boxcar
Variety Evans 53' Evans Double Plug Door
Manufacturer Evans Products (Details)
Era Era IV: 2nd Gen Diesel (1958 - 1978)
Year(s) of Production 1970's



History: This 53' boxcar was manufactured in the 1960s and '70s by Evans Company and was used primarily to haul produce, wood and paper products, and canned goods. This railcar is an insulated RBL (Railcar, Passenger Service, Insulated) featuring a 16 foot opening and double plug doors.

Railroad/Company:
Founded as U.S. Railway Equipment, or U.S. Railway Manufacturing, the name was changed to Evans Railcar Manufacturing in 1964. Evans Products Freight Cars built in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's were plentiful in the 1990's and many EP Freight Cars are still around. SIECO became one of their subsidiaries. Evans was purchased by GE Transportation sometime in the 1980s and transformed into a maintenance division.


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Item created by: Alain LM on 2019-07-29 03:30:50. Last edited by gdm on 2019-09-12 08:08:09

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