6' 4/5/5 Improved Youngstown Door

Shortly after WWII, Standard Railway Equipment Manufacturing Company developed a new version of their Youngstown door.  It featured a raised, riveted seam between each of the three panels and a single door lever centered at the bottom.  The associated starting mechanism was located internally.  This polyurethane casting represents a 6 foot wide door with with 4/5/5 corrugations, first installed in 1945, and used on cars with 106 IH.  Roads that used this style door include: CB&Q, CNR, CNW, IC, NYC, SERX, and WAB.  SRCC offers kits for the following roads that purchased cars with this door: CB&Q, CNW, and NYC.


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