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Detailed Information

Name: B&O No.IB-9
Other Number: B&O No.828966
Railroad of Record: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Type of Equipment: Ice Breaker Car - made from B&O class N-41
Manufactured by: Pullman Company
Date Built: 1952

During the 1960s, the B&O converted a dozen hopper cars to assist with clearing icicles out of tunnels to prevent damage to automobile equipment and dome cars. The hoppers were a standard class N-41 and the B&O added heavy steel frames to both ends of the car.

The No.IB-9 was originally built by the Pullman-Standard Company in 1952. In 1968, the ice-breaker car was renumbered as the No.828966 and later that year, it was renumbered as the No.IB-9.

The No. IB-9 is not accessible for public viewing.
 

 

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