Freight Equipment

Most of the pieces in the museum's collections of freight cars came from southeastern railroads. The didn't all start out working in the south. The railroads represented in the collection include; the Atlantic Coast Line, Burlington and Northern Railroad, Chattahoochee Valley Railroad, East Alabama Railroad, Jefferson Warrior Railroad, Louisville & Nashville, Monon Railroad, Norfolk Western, Seaboard Coast Line, Southern Railway and the U.S. Army. There are also smaller, more specialized use companies in the collection such as Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding, Leyland Steel Co., Jim Walter Resources, and Trinity Industries. Some of The list of car builders includes examples from Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Co., International Car Co., Gantt Manufacturing., American Car & Foundry, and the Magor Car Corp. 


Boxcar - 40240

Southern Railway 40240 is a 50', all-steel boxcar. The car is part of a series of boxcars built for Southern Railway.
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Boxcars - 9003, 9004, & 9007

Boxcars 9003, 9004 and 9007 were acquired from the Chattahoochee Valley Railroad in 1992. They were built for the Atlantic Coast Line in 1962.
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Caboose - 6907

Louisville & Nashville caboose No. 6907 was built by the International Car Company for the Monon Railroad (MON). It was given road number C-361.
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Caboose - 10522

Built by the International Car Company of Kenton Ohio for the Burlington and Northern Railroad (BN) and given the road number 10522. This is an extended-vision caboose.
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Caboose - X201

Caboose X201 was built for the Southern Railway in the October of 1971 by Gantt Manufacturing. It was a local caboose referred to as a “Yellow Belly”.
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Cabooses - X458 & X461

Cabooses X458 and X461 were built in 1970 by Gantt Manufacturing for Southern Railway. They were designated as an over the road caboose and came equipped accordingly.
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Miscellaneous Freight

The remaining pieces of our rolling stock with varied and incomplete histories.
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