How big is a train boxcar?

Answer There are a variety of sizes when it comes to train boxcars. The most common is the 50-foot boxcar, which holds up to 70 tons and is 50 feet 7 inches in interior length, 9 feet 6 inches wide and 10... Read More »

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How to Build a Boxcar?

Boxcars are simple cars with no engine, no brakes, and sometimes no steering capabilities. Sometimes boxcars are called soapbox cars, and are raced against each other in soapbox derbies. However, b... Read More »

How big is a circus boxcar for a tiger?

Known as stock cars, railroad boxcars that transport tigers and other circus animals are roughly 85 feet long, among the longest of train cars. This is because railroads charge the circus for the n... Read More »

Who wrote"The Boxcar Children"?

"The Boxcar Children" is a four-part children's series, often known as the "The Boxcar Mysteries." Gertrude Chandler Warner, a former schoolteacher, wrote the books. Warner died in 1979 at the age ... Read More »

How do I Teach Units on the Boxcar Children?

"The Boxcar Children" novels--a series of books created by Gertrude Chandler Warner in 1942--are excellent teaching tools for the second- and third-grade classroom. Warner wrote the first 19 books ... Read More »