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Detailed Information

C&O No.X-576 Boxcar

C&O No. X-576

Name: C&O No.X-576

Other Number: C&O No.84563

Railroad of Record: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Type of Car: Boxcar, 40 ton, double-sheathed wood, AAR classification XM

Class: B4-5

Manufactured by: American Car & Foundry Company

Date Built: July 1923

Date Rebuilt: 1943

The C&O No.X-576 was built by the American Car & Foundry Company in

1923 to work as revenue car No. 84563. The No.84563 was built as a 40 ton boxcar with double sheathed wooden doors and was classified by C&O as B4-5. In 1936, the doors on the cars were replaced with Youngstown steel doors. In December 1943, No.84563 was converted into a box camp car for work train service and was renumbered as the C&O No.X-576. The No.X-576 officially retired from work train service in May 1982.


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