Covered Hoppers:   AirslideTwo BayThree BayFour Bay Box Cars:   86'84'60'50' Single Door50' Double Door50' Insulated40' CaboosesLocomotives
Open Hoppers:   Two BayThree BayFour BaySix Bay Gondolas,   Woodchip GondolasCoil Steel Cars Flat CarsAuto Rack Cars
Southern Railway Index Contemporary Freight Cars Index Photo Index

Southern Railway 84' Box Cars

These unusual box cars are 84 feet 4 inch long and were specially equipped to transport tobacco. The few remaining cars now generally haul tires for Goodyear out of Danville, VA.

SOU 9645
SOU 9645 Southern 9645 in an eastbound freight at Bluefield, VA on 24 February 2002.

SOU 9771
SOU 9771 SOU 9771 at Bluefield, WV on 26 August 2001.

SOU 9774
SOU 9774 SOU 9774
SOU 9774 SOU 9774
SOU 9774 SOU 9774
Multiple views of SOU 9774, retired and preserved at Bramwell, WV. This 9141 CU FT box car has an 84' 4" inside length and was built 6-62.

Several detail views are available:
The Reporting Marks area.
The Consolidated Stencil.
The dimensional data.
The Plug Door.
Door Lettering Detail.
The Lower A End Details.
The AEI tag.
The 'yellow dohicky'.
A closeup of the roof window.
A closeup of a missing roof window.

SOU 9778
SOU 9778 SOU 9778 Two views of Southern 9778 in an eastbound freight on 30 September 2000, at Bluefield Yard (top view) and Oakvale, WV.

SOU 9791
SOU 9791 Southern 9791 in a mixed freight at Pembroke, VA on 16 May 1999.

SOU 9785
SOU 9785 Southern 9785 in a mixed freight at Pembroke, VA on 28 May 2000.


Covered Hoppers:   AirslideTwo BayThree BayFour Bay Box Cars:   86'84'60'50' Single Door50' Double Door50' Insulated40' CaboosesLocomotives
Open Hoppers:   Two BayThree BayFour BaySix Bay Gondolas,   Woodchip GondolasCoil Steel Cars Flat CarsAuto Rack Cars
Southern Railway Index Contemporary Freight Cars Index Photo Index

Joe Shaw -- joeshaw@krunk.org
Last update: Monday, 19-May-2003 21:17:32 EDT