| 43092 was
one of almost a thousand box cars of class B6. The car was 40'6"
inside length, These freight cars were painted in a variation
of box car red, brown or tuscan, depending on your nomenclature,
with white lettering and reporting details.
|| 44151, of
another class, B8 of nearly 1000 box cars. In 1954, N&W had
9,687 box cars in revenue service, and a total of 58,122 freight
cars. Two-thirds of this number were coal hoppers, illustrating
the importance of that source of revenue to the railway.
|| A diagram from the era of wooden box cars.