George Sisk Photo, Collection of Charles Winters, Courtesy of Joe Collias

From October 1946 to August 1947, the Southern Railway received 1,000 Postwar AAR Box Cars from Pullman-Standard. All cars had eight foot doors, ten panel sides, "early" Improved Dreadnaught ends (eight full length ribs), Murphy panel roofs and Morton steel running boards. For more information about these cars, see the table below (information courtesy of Ed Hawkins).

SERIES START SERIES END BUILT QTY BLT BUILDER HAND BRAKE TYPE DOOR
330000 330499 10-46 500 PS 5855 Miner YSD-2A
23000 23241 7-47 242 PS 5855 Universal YSD-2A
23242 23268 7-47 27 PS 5855 Universal 7P SUP
23269 23299 7-47 31 PS 5855 Universal YSD-2A
23300 23472 8-47 173 PS 5855 Universal 7P SUP
23473 23486 8-47 14 PS 5855 Universal YSD-2A
262040 262049 8-47 10 PS 5855 Universal YSD-2A
307025 307027 8-47 3 PS 5855 Universal YSD-2A

YSD-2A - Improved Youngstown steel door with three sections (5/5/4 corrugation pattern, top-to-bottom)
7P SUP - 7-Panel Superior door

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