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Chicago & Eastern Illinois Road # C&EI # 5
40' Standard Box Car, Single Door
Part #MTL-020 00 705 N Scale Supply Pric Sold out
New: December 2005
Both regular and low-profile wheels are included
This 40 standard box car with Superior door is painted yellow-orange with black roof & ends, blue C&EI oval, "Speed Service" logo and runs on black Allied full cushion trucks. In September 1945, the C&EI purchased 5, 40'-6" IL express box cars from PSCMCO. Numbered 1-5 and equipped with Ajax power hand brakes, each car carried a different slogan and ran with their passenger service to and from Chicago through Illinois and Indiana. The slogans were: "Route of the Dixie Limited,""Route of the Dixie Flyers,""Route of the Dixie Flagler," "Chicago St. Louis Southwest," & "Chicago Evansville Southeast."

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