Operating Era: 1914-1956. Chicago & North Western, Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha, Minneapolis & St. Louis. C&NW ordered 5,000 cars from AC&F and Pullman in 1914. These were true
Fowlers, not clones (see our 6400 series). Its Omaha subsidiary received 1,500 cars in 1915.
All were lettered in the standard style of the period. As delivered the cars had no end walks.
These were added when the cars were upgraded in the 1930`s. Some cars received Camel
door rollers and all received door guides. Some cars received bulge plates. The cars were
repainted in the modern style and ran into the 1950`s.