Charles Wales Photo, William Hopkins Collection, early 1948, Washington, DC

Between 1944 and 1949 (except for one Bx-49 completed in 1951), the Santa Fe rebuilt its class Bx-8, -9 and -10 class double sheathed box cars into steel box cars that above the underframe were essentially Modified 1937 and 1944 AAR Box Cars. The rebuildings were as follows:

Class Rebuilt Rebuilt From Series Start Series End No. of Cars Ends Trucks
Bx-41 1944-1945 Bx-8 270000 270134 135 5/5 D ASF U SP
Bx-42 1944-1945 Bx-9, -10 270500 271033 534 5/5 D Dalman 2L
Bx-45 1945-1948 Bx-8 271600 271949 350 5/5 D ASF U SP
Bx-46 1945-1946 Bx-9, -10 272000 272977 978 5/5 D Dalman 2L
Bx-49 1947-1949 Bx-9, -10 272978 273903 926 4/4 ID Dalman 2L
Bx-49* 1949 Bx-9, -10 273904 273913 10 4/4 ID Dalman 2L
Bx-49 1951 Bx-7 273914 273914 1 4/4 ID ?
Totals 2934

* Welded side panels
The information presented in this table was gathered from Santa Fe Boxcars 1869-1953 (Santa Fe Railway Rolling Stock Reference Series - Volume Four), by John C. Dobyne III. For more information about this book, please click here.

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