What are boxcars used for?

Boxcars are generally used for loads which must be protected from the weather. They may be ordered with insulation, refrigeration, cushioning, bulkheads or damage free devices for protection against shifting, damage or temperature extremes during transit.

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What is inside a boxcar?

Interior arrangements include nailable steel or wood flooring, rails, bulkheaded and other securement methods. Boxcars carry a wide range of products, including rolled paper, pulp, newsprint, metals, building materials, appliances, food products, or any bagged and palletized material.

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What's the definition of boxcar?

: a roofed freight car usually with sliding doors in the sides.

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Why is it called a box car?

Boxcars look…a lot like a box (thus their name). A typical boxcar is rectangular in shape, is completely enclosed, and has sliding doors or plug doors on the sides.

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